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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Raymond Benson  

Pen Name: David Michaels, Gabriel Hunt

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction & Non-Fiction

Born: September 6, 1955 in Midland, Texas


Illinois Connection

Benson moved to the suburbs of Chicago in 1993 and still resides there today. He currently teaches Film History at the College of DuPage.

Biographical and Professional Information

Raymond Benson has been an author, composer, computer game designer, stage director, film historian, and film genres instructor for over thirty years. He is also the fourth official author of the James Bond 007 novels.Along with the books he has written, Benson also co-edited [ ''Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War''], with another Illinois author, Jeffery Deaver.

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