Goldsborough, Robert (b. 1937) is a well-known American author who is best known for continuing Rex Stout's acclaimed Nero Wolfe series. He was born in Chicago and attended Northwestern University before going to work for the Associated Press after graduation, launching a long career in journalism that included stints at the Chicago Tribune and Advertising Age. Goldsborough began writing mysteries in the voice of Rex Stout, the creator of legendary detectives Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, while at the Tribune. Murder in E Minor (1986), Goldsborough's first novel featuring Wolfe, was praised by critics and fans alike, winning the Wolfe Pack's Nero Award.
Death on Deadline (1987) and Fade to Black (1990) were among the six novels that followed. Three Strikes You're Dead, the first in an original series starring Chicago Tribune reporter Snap Malek, was released by Goldsborough in 2005. His most recent work is Murder, Stage Left (2017).