Anne Rice

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Anne Rice
Anne Rice in 2006
Anne Rice in 2006
BornHoward Allen Frances O'Brien
(1941-10-04) October 4, 1941 (age 77)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Pen nameAnne Rampling, A. N. Roquelaure
OccupationNovelist
NationalityAmerican
Alma materSan Francisco State University
GenreGothic fiction, horror, Erotica, Christian fiction, Fantasy
SpouseStan Rice (m. 1961–2002, his death)
Children
Relatives
  • Howard O'Brien (father)
  • Katherine Allen O'Brien (mother)
  • Alice Borchardt (sister)
  • Tamara Tinker (sister)
  • Karen O'Brien (sister)
  • Micki O'Brien Collins (sister)
Website
http://www.annerice.com/

Anne Rice (born Howard Allen O'Brien, 4 October 1941) is an American author of horror/fantasy novels. Interview with the Vampire and The Queen of the Damned are among her best-known works. She has written four series, including The Vampire Chronicles and Christ the Lord.

She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Irish Roman Catholic parents. One of her sisters was novelist Alice Borchardt (1939-2007). Rice was married to poet Stan Rice (1942-2002) from 1961 his death. They had a daughter, Michele (1966-1972) and a son, novelist Christopher (born 1978).

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