Edgar Wallace British crime writer journalist and playwright

Edgar Wallace is a 56 years old British crime writer journalist and playwright from . Edgar Wallace was born on April 01, 1875 (died on February 10, 1932, he was 56 years old) in as Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace. His nickname was Wallace Richard Horatio Edgar.

Edgar Wallace
United Kingdom
April 1, 1875
Death Date:
February 10, 1932 (age 56)
Birth Sign :



Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child Wallace left school at 12. Joining the army at 21 he was a war correspondent during the Second Boer War for Reuters and The Daily Mail. Struggling with debt he left South Africa returned to London and began writing thrillers to raise income publishing books such as The Four Just Men.
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His real name:
Birth name of Edgar Wallace is Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace
Is Edgar Wallace still alive?

No, he died on 02/10/1932, 90 years ago. He was 56 years old when he died. Cause of death: pneumonia. He died in Beverly Hills


His father Richard Horatio Marriott Edgar


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Mother: (?)
Richard Horatio Marriott Edgar
Father: Richard Horatio Marriott Edgar


He had two children, Bryan (66, Writer) and Penelope (73, English crime writer) . When his first child, Bryan Edgar Wallace, was born, Edgar Wallace was 29 years old.


Edgar Wallace Movies (102)

There are 102 movies of Edgar Wallace.

His first feature film was Kong: Skull Island (2017). He was 141 when he starred in this movie. Since 2017, he has appeared in 102 feature films. The last one is Edgar Wallace - Die vier Gerechten (2002). .

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Edgar Wallace movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

What was Edgar's zodiac sign?

Edgar Wallace zodiac sign was aries.

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