kids encyclopedia robot

Leon Uris facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Leon Uris
Drawing of Leon Uris by Chaim Topol
Drawing of Leon Uris by Chaim Topol
Born (1924-08-03)August 3, 1924
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Died June 21, 2003(2003-06-21) (aged 78)
Shelter Island, New York, U.S.
Resting place Quantico National Cemetery
Occupation Author
Language English
Nationality American
Genre Historical fiction
Notable works Exodus (1958)
Mila 18 (1961)
QB VII (1970)
Spouse
  • Betty Beck (m. 1945–1968)
    ; divorced; 3 children
  • Marjorie Edwards (m. 1968–1969)
    ; her death
  • Jill Peabody (m. 1970–1988)
    ; divorced; 2 children

Leon Marcus Uris (August 3, 1924 – June 21, 2003) was an American author of historical fiction who wrote many bestselling books including Exodus (published in 1958) and Trinity (published in 1976).

Images for kids

kids search engine
Leon Uris Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.