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About Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler was a British-American screenwriter and novelist known for his novel entitled “Blackmailers Don't Shoot". He was widely regarded as one of the greatest American novelist of his generation. His other novels include: “The Big Sleep” (1939), “Farewell, My Lovely” (1940), “The Little Sister” (1949), and “The Long Goodbye” (1953).
- Florence Dart (Thornton)
- Maurice Benjamin Chandler
- Cissy Pascal (married until her death in 1954)
- Dulwich College in London
- East Fourth Ward of Plattsmouth
- “Best Writing, Original Screenplay”-nominee (1947)
- “Best Writing, Screenplay” – nominee (1945)
- Edgar Allan Poe Awards – “Best Motion Picture” – winner (1946)
He was of Irish ancestry.
He was a former journalist and oil executive.
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Famous quotes by Raymond Chandler
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.Raymond Chandler
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.Raymond Chandler
An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.Raymond Chandler
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.Raymond Chandler
Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency.Raymond Chandler
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say.Raymond Chandler
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.Raymond Chandler
It is not a fragrant world.Raymond Chandler
Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.Raymond Chandler
She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.Raymond Chandler
Television is just one more facet of that considerable segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck.Raymond Chandler
The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.Raymond Chandler
F.A.Q. about Raymond Chandler
When is his birthday?
Raymond Chandler's birthday is on July 23, 1888.
In how many days is his birthday?
Raymond's birthday is in 357 days
How old was Raymond when he died?
He was 70 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 26, 1959.
How old would he be today?
Raymond Chandler would be 133 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Raymond from?
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S..
Raymond Chandler's Popularity
Raymond Chandler was a famous American author, who was born on July 23, 1888. As a person born on this date, Raymond Chandler is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 23) and the 11th most popular for the year (1888).
People born on July 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Raymond Chandler is the 1483rd most popular Leo.
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