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Edmund Cooper

30 April 1926 - 11 March 1982

Born in Marple, near Stockport, Cheshire, Edmund Cooper was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Didsbury Training College. He left school at age 15 to be a labourer, became a public servant at age 16, and at began training to be a sailor at age 17. At age 19 he married. He became and worked as a teacher but disliked the profession and left it to become a full-time writer. In 1954, his stories began appearing in magazines. He was a contributor to the BBC and wrote the story for the MGM film "The Invisible Boy" in 1957. He also used the pseudonyms "Richard Avery" and "George Kinley".

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January 16, 2019 Edited by Dirk_P_Broer Added new photo
January 16, 2019 Edited by Dirk_P_Broer edited bio, added George Kinley and gave exact date of death
March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
December 30, 2013 Edited by caf21 Added bio, added to birth date, edited alternate names
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import