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Cain, James Mallahan (James)

Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1977 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Novelists, Writers


1892 - He was born on the 1st of July, into an Irish Catholic family in Annapolis, Maryland.

1917 - He graduated from Washington College.

1944 - He married film actress Aileen Pringle, but the marriage ended in a bitter divorce two years later.

1934 - He wrote "The Postman Always Rings Twice".

1936 - He authored "Double Indemnity" and was filmed by Billy Wilder.

1952 - He wrote "The Root of His Evil".

1977 - He died an alcoholic, aged 85, on the 27th of October.


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