Prominent Novelist and TV Writer, Michael Malone, dies at 79

Michael Malone was a novelist and television writer who effortlessly juggled multiple genres while penning best-selling mystery novels, serious comic novels, and comic serious novels.

He was most well-known for penning comedy books with a large cast of characters and peculiar humor.

What Caused the Death of Author Michael Malone?

Michael Malone, a writer, passed away on Friday, August 19, at his Connecticut home. Age-wise, he was 79.

His daughter Maggie Malone, who revealed that he had been battling pancreatic cancer, made the announcement of his passing. According to his daughter, he was finishing up the series’ fourth book when he passed away. His best-selling mystery books, serious comic books, serious comic books, and novels for television were among his many literary accomplishments. While serving as the show’s head writer, he also contributed to the soap opera “One Life to Live,” which received recognition for its wild humor and careful examinations of societal issues.

On Tuesday public viewing will be placed at the Swan Funeral Home in Clinton, Connecticut, from noon to 4 p.m. On Sunday, August 28 from 4 to 6 p.m., Walker’s Funeral Home on Churton Street in Hillsborough will host a second public viewing. He will be laid to rest at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on St. Mary’s Road in Hillsborough on Monday, August 29, at 11 a.m. Malone will be laid to rest at the churchyard.

Michael Malone Age, Family, and Early Life

Michael Christopher Malone, the oldest of six children, was born on November 1, 1942, in Durham, North Carolina. He was 79 years old at the time of his death. When he was young, his parents got divorced, so he grew up with his mother, a deaf fourth-grade teacher. Malone acted as her eyes and ears, honing observational talents he eventually applied to his fiction.

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He had a psychiatrist for a father. He began creating plays at the age of nine, notably the 42-act epic “The Prince of the Chinese Elephants.” When he entered college, he began to consider switching from play to philosophy, but a lecturer advised him against it, observing that Mr. Malone appeared more interested in the personal histories of philosophers than their beliefs.

Michael Malone Career, What was his Profession?

He wrote best-selling mystery books, serious comic novels, serious comic novels, and novels for television. He also worked on the soap opera “One Life to Live,” which won praise for its outrageous humor and delicate investigations of social concerns during his tenure as head writer.

Malone went on to pen two more mysteries featuring Justin and Cuddy, including “Time’s Witness” (1989), which examined the connection between racism and the death penalty, and the best-selling “First Lady” (2002), which focused on the “Guess Who Killer,” a serial killer who preyed on women in the fictional North Carolina town of Hillston.

He had collaborated on an unproduced film with executive producer Linda Gottlieb, and while working for her, Mr. Malone helped create a couple of seasons that were experimental but also well-liked.

Which school and college did he go to?

Malone got a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1964, a master’s degree two years later, and then continued on to Harvard University to seek a P.h.D in English.

Michael Malone Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information.

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Several online sites claim varying amounts of his net worth, leading us to believe that he had an average net worth of $2 to $4 million.

Michael Malone Wife, What about his relationship?

He was a married man and he was married to his wife Maureen Quilligan and he share a daughter named Maggie Malone with her.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We did not find him on other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as we assume he might not be available on it or might be available with a different username.

We will update this section if we get any lead in the future regarding his social media presence on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or any other platforms.

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