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Walter Tevis

Born: Feb 28, 1928

Death: Aug 8, 1984

Birthplace: San Francisco

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Walter Tevis

Date of Birth : Feb 28, 1928
Date of Death : Aug 8, 1984
Birth Place : San Francisco

Walter Stone Tevis was an American novelist and short story writer. Three of his six novels were adapted into major films: The Hustler, The Color of Money and The Man Who Fell to Earth. His books have been translated into at least 18 languages.


  • Writer
  • Novelist

Also known as

  • Walter Stone Tevis
  • Walter S. Tevis
  • Walter S. Tevis, Jr.


  • Jamie Griggs
  • Eleanora Tevis
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