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McCullough, Colleen

Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
Nationality: Australian
Categories: Authors

1937 – Born on June 1st in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia.

         – A neurophysiologist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years.

1977 – Her writing career began with Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international best-seller.

         – The author of nine other novels, McCullough has also written lyrics for musical theater.

1984 – Married to Ric Ion-Robinson on April 13th.