|Birth Day||May 27, 1940|
|Age||80 YEARS OLD|
A Kenyan-born American Writer, he is particularly known for his award-winning biographies of Ronald Reagan and Theodore Roosevelt. He also published a 2005 work on the life of Composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
His controversial biography of Ronald Reagan was entitled Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan.
The son of a South African pilot, he was born in Nairobi, Kenya.
He wrote three biographies of Theodore Roosevelt; the first of these won the Pulitzer Prize in 1980.