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Colin Dexter
Born 29 September 1930 (1930-09-29) (ageĀ 89)
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Occupation Novelist
Alma mater Christ's College, Cambridge
Genres Crime fiction

Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September 1930) is an English crime writer. He was known for his Inspector Morse novels, which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as a television series from 1987 to 2000.

In 2000 Dexter was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to literature. In 2001 he was awarded the Freedom of the City of Oxford.

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