Thomas Harris

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Writer on Hannibal Rising

Born:

4/11/1940, Jackson, Tennessee

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  • Thomas Harris was born the 11 of April in 1940 in Jackson, Tennessee. He is an author of crime novels, best known for his novel The Silence of the Lambs.

    Birth Name:

    Thomas Harris

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Jackson, Tennessee

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Thomas: Problem solving is hunting. It is savage pleasure and we are born to it.

    • Thomas: Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.

    Trivia (4)

    • As of 2007 he has written five books: Black Sunday(1975), Red Dragon (1981), The Silence of the Lambs (1998), Hannibal (1999) and Hannibal Rising (2007).

    • He is known for being private and reclusive, never having given interviews in his career.

    • The movie adaptation of his novel, The Silence of the Lambs won five Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Leading Actress, Best Leading Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay).

    • Thomas attended the Baylor University and majored in English.