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|Born||29 September 1930|
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, UK
|Died||21 March 2017 (aged 86)|
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
|Alma mater||Christ's College, Cambridge|
Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (29 September 1930 – 21 March 2017) was an English crime writer. He was known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as a television series from 1987 to 2000.
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- "'People always think I'm cleverer than I am because of the Morse plots' Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter gives his definitive answers to our most probing questions". Mail Online. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
- "Colin Dexter, creator of Inspector Morse, dies aged 86". BBC News. Retrieved 21 March 2017.