Knowledge Identifier: +Anthony_Horowitz
Born in 1955.
Countries: United Kingdom (56%), United States (17%), (17%)
Linked to: Orley Farm School, University of York, Rugby School, Swiss bank
In 1981 his second novel, "Misha, the Magician and the Mysterious Amulet" was published and he moved to Paris to write his third book
This book was the first in the successful "Diamond Brothers" series, and was filmed for television in 1989 as "Just Ask for Diamond", with an all star cast that included Bill Paterson, Jimmy Nail, Roy Kinnear, Susannah York, Michael Robbins and Patricia Hodge, and featured Colin Dale and Dursley McLinden as Nick and Tim Diamond
His association with murder mysteries began with the adaptation of several Hercule Poirot stories for ITV's popular " Agatha Christie's Poirot" series during the 1990s
Foyle's War - The successful 2002 launch of the detective series "Foyle's War", set during the Second World War, helped to restore his reputation as one of Britain's foremost writers of popular drama
Alex Pettyfer - In June 2005, he was cast in his most prominent role so far, that of teenage MI6 spy Alex Rider in the film "Stormbreaker", based on the novel by Anthony Horowitz
Andy Serkis - In 2006, Serkis appeared in the role of Mr Grin in the film rendition of Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider novel "Stormbreaker"
In October 2008, Anthony Horowitz's play "Mindgame" opened Off Broadway at the Soho Playhouse in New York City
The House of Silk - News of "The House of Silk" was mentioned on a post to Anthony Horowitz's website on 17 January 2011, which delivered the following statement:
James Bond - In October 2014 it was announced that Anthony Horowitz was to write a further "Bond" book
James Bond (literary character) - In October 2014 it was announced that Anthony Horowitz was to write a further "Bond" book
Pussy Galore - Pussy returns in the 2015 Bond continuation novel "Trigger Mortis" by Anthony Horowitz, set in the 1950s two weeks after the events of "Goldfinger"
Pussy Galore - The character returns in the 2015 Bond continuation novel "Trigger Mortis" by Anthony Horowitz, set in the 1950s two weeks after the events of "Goldfinger"
James Bond - The latest novel to have been released is Trigger Mortis by Anthony Horowitz, published in September 2015
James Bond (literary character) - On May 31st 2018, author Anthony Horowitz released "Forever and a Day"; set in the 1950s, the novel contains material written, but previously unreleased, by Fleming