John Katzenbach is a famous American novelist. Son of Nicholas Katzenbach, former United States Attorney General, Katzenbach served as a court reporter for the Miami Herald and Miami News, as well as a senior editor for Herald's Tropic magazine. He is married to Madeleine Blais and they live in western Massachusetts. He left the newspaper industry to write compelling psychological stories. His first film, In the Heat of the Summer in 1982, was nominated for an Edgar Award and later became The Mean Season, partially shot in The Herald newspaper and starring Kurt Russell and Mariel Hemingway. Two other of his books were shot in the United States, Just Cause with Sean Connery in 1995 and Hart's War with Bruce Willis in 2002. The fourth book, The Wrong Man, was released in 2011. with the film name False Coupable on French television.
|Born||June 23, 1950, Princeton, New Jersey, US|
|Alma mater||Sidwell Friends School|
|IMDb||John Katzenbach's IMDb|
The author of popular psychological thrillers, he is best known for works such as In the Heat of the Summer, Hart's War, and The Madman's Tale.
He worked as a reporter for the Miami Herald and also wrote for the Herald's magazine, Tropic.
Three of his books-- In the Heat of the Summer, Hart's War, and Just Cause-- were made into acclaimed Hollywood films.
He married fellow Miami Herald journalist, Madeleine Blais.
Bruce Willis starred in the 2002 film adaptation of Katzenbach's novel, Hart's War.
- Alumni of Sidwell Friends School
- American horror writers
- American detective story writers
- Phillips Exeter Academy Alumni
Latest information about John Katzenbach updated on June 14 2021.