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Charles Higham

Born: 18-Feb-1931
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 21-Apr-2012
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Errol Flynn: The Untold Story

Father: Charles Frederick Higham (publicist, MP, b. 17-Jan-1876, d. 24-Dec-1938)
Mother: Josephine Janet Keuchenius Webb
Wife: Norine Lillian Cecil (m. 1952, separated 1956)
Boyfriend: Richard V. Palafox (d. 2010)

Author of books:
The Films of Orson Welles (1970, film studies)
Ziegfeld (1972, biography)
Cecil B. DeMille: A Biography of the Most Successful Film Maker of Them All (1973, biography)
The Art of the American Film, 1900-1971 (1973, film studies)
Ava: A Life Story (1974, biography)
Kate: The Life of Katharine Hepburn (1975, biography)
Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography (1976, biography)
The Adventures of Conan Doyle: The Life of the Creator of Sherlock Holmes (1976, biography)
Marlene: The Life of Marlene Dietrich (1977, biography)
Celebrity Circus (1979, biography)
Errol Flynn: The Untold Story (1980, biography)
Starmaker: The Autobiography of Hal B. Wallis (1980, memoir)
Bette: The Life of Bette Davis (1981, biography)
Princess Merle: The Romantic Life of Merle Oberon (1983, biography)
Trading with the Enemy: An Exposť of the Nazi-American Money Plot, 1933-1949 (1983, history)
Sisters: The Story of Olivia De Havilland & Joan Fontaine (1984, biography)
Audrey: The Life of Audrey Hepburn (1984, biography)
Orson Welles: The Rise and Fall of an American Genius (1985, biography)
American Swastika: The Shocking Story of Nazi Collaborators in Our Midst from 1933 to the Present Day (1985, history)
Brando: The Unauthorized Biography (1987, biography)
The Duchess of Windsor: The Secret Life (1988, biography)
Cary Grant: The Lonely Heart (1989, biography)
Elizabeth and Philip: The Untold Story of the Queen of England and Her Prince (1991, biography)
Merchant of Dreams: Louis B. Mayer, M.G.M., and the Secret Hollywood (1993, biography)
Howard Hughes: The Secret Life (1993, biography)
The Life and Times of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1995, biography)
Murder in Hollywood: Solving a Silent Screen Mystery (2004, biography)
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime (2004, history)
Dark Lady: Winston Churchill's Mother and Her World (2006, biography)

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