Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith

  • Birthday: 1921-01-19
  • Deathday: 1995-02-04
  • Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
  • Also know as: Mary Patricia Plangman


Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her psychological thrillers, including her series of five novels featuring the character Tom Ripley. She wrote 22 novels and numerous short stories throughout her career spanning nearly five decades, and her work has led to more than two dozen film adaptations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia