|Birthname||John Anthony Bellairs|
|born on||17 January 1938 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||Marshall, Michigan, 42n16, 84w58|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||27°05' 19°02 Asc. 25°09'|
American author, best known for his 1969 fantasy novel The Face in the Frost and many gothic mystery novels for young adults featuring the characters Lewis Barnavelt, Rose Rita Pottinger, Anthony Monday, and Johnny Dixon.
Two of his books, The House with a Clock in Its Walls and The Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn, were adapted for television in 1979 and 1980, respectively, and the former for film in 2018. A number of his books have also been released in such languages as German, French, Japanese, and Polish, among others.
Bellairs died of cardiovascular disease at his home in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on 8 March 1991, aged 53.
Sy Scholfield quotes birth notice, Marshall Evening Chronicle (Michigan), 18 Jan 1938, p. 2: "born yesterday afternoon at Oaklawn hospital." A time of 3pm is speculative.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Cardiovascular disease)
- Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (American expatriate in Britain)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror (Fantasy)