Jeffrey Archer is an English author and one time politician who was the Member of Parliament for Louth (Lincolnshire) from 1969 until a financial scandal led to his resignation in 1974. He went on to establish a successful writing career that saw him publish several commercially successful books, including best-selling works such as Kane and Abel and First Among Equals. Throughout his writing career, he has sold hundreds of millions of books worldwide.
He married Mary Archer in 1966. The marriage led to the births of two sons: William and James.
His political career came to a grinding halt when he was sentenced to four years' in prison in 2001 after being found guilty of perverting the course of justice and perjury.
But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education.Jeffrey Archer
I put £150,000 into the stage production of Grease and have got back £1.5 million so far. It has been a fantastic success.Jeffrey Archer
I think my attitude to human beings has changed since leaving prison.Jeffrey Archer
I'm not involved in politics any more and they're quite right.Jeffrey Archer
I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now.Jeffrey Archer
Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.Jeffrey Archer
When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up.Jeffrey Archer
Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they're in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I'm certainly that and I've made a lot of mistakes.Jeffrey Archer
is a famous British author,
who was born on
April 15, 1940. As a person born on this date, Jeffrey Archer is listed in our database as the 13th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 15) and the 28th most popular for the year (1940).
People born on April 15
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Jeffrey Archer is the 361st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Jeffrey Archer's birthday, Jeffrey Archer is the 67th most famous British and ranks 220th in famous people born in London, England, UK.
In general, Jeffrey Archer ranks as the 4055th
most popular famous person, and the 105th most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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