Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008) wrote over a hundred novels under his own name and pseudonyms, including Richard Stark. Many of his books have been made into movies, including "The Hunter," which became the brilliant film noir "Point Blank," and the 1999 smash hit "Payback." The winner of the three Edgar Awards, he was named a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, the highest honor bestowed by the society, in 1993.
Donald E. Westlake lived in the state of New York. Donald E. Westlake was born in 1933 and died in 2008.