Alex Haley African American biographer screenwriter and novelist

Alex Haley is a 70 years old African American biographer screenwriter and novelist from Ithaca, New York. Alex Haley was born on August 11, 1921 (died on February 10, 1992, he was 70 years old) in Ithaca, New York as Alexander Murray Palmer Haley. His nickname was Haley Alexander.

Alex Haley



Alexander Murray Palmer Alex Haley was an American writer. He is best known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family and as the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
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His real name:
Birth name of Alex Haley is Alexander Murray Palmer Haley
Is Alex Haley still alive?

No, he died on 02/10/1992, 30 years ago. He was 70 years old when he died. Cause of death: myocardial infarction. He died in Seattle and buried in Tennessee .


His father Simon Haley and Simon Haley was 29 years old when Alex born. His father was an Agriculture professor.


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Simon Haley
Father: Simon Haley


Alex Haley TV Shows (1)

His first TV Show was Bambi Awards (1948).

Awards (4)

Awarded Lillian Smith Book Award in 1976 , awarded Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards in 1976 , awarded Spingarn Medal in 1976 , awarded Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards in 1965 ,


He graduated from Alcorn State University and Elizabeth City State University

What was Alex's zodiac sign?

Alex Haley zodiac sign was leo.

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