Ross MacDonald

Ross  MacDonald

Kenneth Millar was Ross Macdonald's real name. Millar was born in 1915 near San Francisco and raised in Ontario, Canada before returning to the United States. In 1944, he wrote his first novel as a young guy. He was president of the Mystery Writers of America and received the Grand Master Award as well as the Gold Dagger Award from the Mystery Writers of Great Britain. In 1983, he passed away.