Dean Koontz Rank
About Dean Koontz
Dean Koontz has established himself as one of the all-time best-selling novelists in the United States. Known best for his suspense thrillers, he has also integrated genres such as fantasy, horror, science fiction and satire in his books.
His published novels are more than 100 in number. Popular ones include “Odd Thomas”, “Phantoms”, “Watchers”, “Demon Seed” and “Lightning”.
When he started out, he used pen names such as Deanna Dwyer, Aaron Wolfe, David Axton, Brian Coffey, K.R. Dwyer and Owen West.
According to him, his father, Raymond, was an alcoholic who beat him regularly. His mother, Florence Logue, was courageous enough to stand up to Raymond. He has been married to a woman named Gerda.
He was the sixth highest-paid author in the world in 2008. It is estimated that more than 450 million copies of his works have been sold.
His novel, “Odd Thomas” was adapted into a film of the same name.
Dean Koontz Rank
Famous quotes by Dean Koontz
A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power.Dean Koontz
Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him.Dean Koontz
I have been reading Stephen King since CARRIE and hope to read him for many years to come.Dean Koontz
I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society.Dean Koontz
I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition, and that means terror and humor in equal mix. Some books have more room for humor than others.Dean Koontz
I never discuss a novel while I'm writing it, for fear that talking about it will diminish my desire to write it.Dean Koontz
I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.Dean Koontz
I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion.Dean Koontz
I try not to spend too much time on partisan politics. Life's too short for that. I don't really believe that there have been many human problems solved by politics.Dean Koontz
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience.Dean Koontz
Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.Dean Koontz
Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.Dean Koontz
One of the things I like enormously about Bob Weinstein is that that he's the only studio head I have ever known who will change his mind and say he was wrong.Dean Koontz
Somebody asked me about the current choice we're being given in the presidential election. I said, Well, it's like two of the scariest movies I can imagine.Dean Koontz
There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.Dean Koontz
What we do as a society is seek simple answers.Dean Koontz
Dean Koontz's Popularity
Dean Koontz is a famous American novelist, who was born on July 9, 1945. As a person born on this date, Dean Koontz is listed in our database as the 101st most popular celebrity for the day (July 9) and the 195th most popular for the year (1945).
People born on July 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Dean Koontz is the 2960th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Dean Koontz's birthday, Dean Koontz is the 15816th most famous American.
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