|Birth Day||September 8, 1863|
|Birth Place||London, England|
|Age||156 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 1, 1943 (age 79)|
Best for his 1902 short story "The Monkey's Paw," Jacobs also penned popular novels such as A Master of Craft.
After studying at the University of London's Birkbeck College, he worked as a civil servant. He became a full-time Writer after the publication of his 1898 short story collection Sea Urchins.
He and his wife, suffragette Agnes Eleanor Williams, settled in Essex, England, and welcomed a daughter in 1901.
His short story "The Interruption" was adapted into a 1955 film (titled Footsteps in the Fog) starring Stewart Granger.