Awards & Winners

John Creasey

Date of Birth 17-September-1908
Place of Birth Southfields
(United Kingdom)
Nationality United Kingdom
Also know as J. J. Marric, J.J. Marric, Kyle Hunt, Elise Fecamps, Peter Manton, Martin Richard, Jimmy Wilde, Tex Riley, Ken Ranger, William K. Reilly, Margaret Cooke, James Marsden, Henry St. John Cooper Credo, Gordon Ashe, M.E. Cooke, Anthony Morton, Jeremy York, Michael Halliday, Colin Hughes, Richard Martin, Patrick Dawlish, Robert Caine Frazer, Norman Deane, Charles Hogarth, John Creasey MBE
Profession Writer, Author, Novelist
John Creasey MBE was an English crime and science fiction writer who wrote more than six hundred novels using twenty eight different pseudonyms. He created several characters which are now famous, such as The Toff, Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard, Inspector Roger West, The Baron, and Doctor Stanislaus Alexander Palfrey. The most popular of these was Gideon of Scotland Yard, who was the basis for the television series Gideon's Way and for the John Ford movie Gideon of Scotland Yard, also known by its British title Gideon's Day. The Baron character was made into a 1960s TV series starring Steve Forrest as The Baron.

Awards by John Creasey

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Creasey.


Edgar Award for Best Novel
Honored for : Gideon's Fire

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Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Award for Best Novel Gideon's Fire