Famous Celebrity Birthdays in January – AARP

Famous Celebrity Birthdays in January – AARP

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Jan. 12: Walter Mosley, 70

One of America’s most celebrated crime writers, Mosley became the first Black man to win the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 2020. A hyper-prolific author with more than 50 novels, plays, graphic novels and non-fiction books under his belt, Mosley is perhaps best known for his Easy Rawlins mysteries, about a Black P.I. living in L.A.: The first, 1990’s Devil in a Blue Dress, was adapted into the 1995 Denzel Washington neo-noir film of the same name. The 15th, Blood Grove, was published in 2021.

Source: https://www.aarp.org/entertainment/celebrities/info-2021/january-famous-celebrity-birthdays.html