David Eddings Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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David Eddings (David Carroll Eddings)

Last Updated: 02 Oct, 2023 | Views: 340

Age: 77

Profession: Writer

Other Profession(s): NoveList

Famous For: The Belgariad, The Malloreon, The Elenium

Higher Education: Graduated

David Eddings Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
07 Jul, 1931 (77 Years 10 Months 26 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Birth District

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Died on
02 Jun, 2009

Cause of Death
Natural Causes

David Eddings Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
American epic fantasy author David Eddings (1931–2009) was born in the United States. He was raised primarily in the Pacific Northwest and was born in Spokane, Washington. Before making writing her full-time profession, Eddings worked as a grocery clerk and a college instructor after serving in the US Army during the Korean War.

David Eddings Early Life:
Eddings grew up near Puget Sound in the City of Snohomish. He graduated with a BA from Reed College in 1954, writing his first novel, How Lonely Are The Dead, as his senior thesis. Eddings worked as an assistant professor at Black Hills State College in South Dakota.

David Eddings Career:
In the 1970s, Eddings started writing professionally, co-authoring a number of works with his wife, Leigh Eddings. 
High Hunt, Eddings' debut book, had its first draught finished in March 1971.
His first solo novel, High Hunt, was published in 1973. 
Eddings' breakthrough came in the 1980s with the publication of The Belgariad, which quickly became a bestseller. 
David Eddings continued to write prolifically throughout the 1990s and 2000s, publishing several more series and standalone novels.
The Eddingses' final work, the novel series The Dreamers, was published in four volumes between 2003 and 2006.

David Eddings Famous Books:
The Belgariad and The Malloreon, two of David Eddings's epic fantasy novels, are his most well-known works. 
The Elenium, The Tamuli, and The Dreamers are just a few of the numerous series he wrote.

David Eddings Family:
Eddings was married to Leigh Eddings for over 40 years until her death in 2007. The couple had no children. 
On February 28, 2007, David Eddings' wife Leigh died following a series of strokes.

David Eddings Death:
On June 2, 2009, Eddings passed away in Nevada, from natural causes. Eddings' brother Dennis claimed that he had experienced dementia for a considerable amount of time.

David Eddings Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 183 cm
In Meters 1.83 m
In Feet & Inches 6'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 78 kg
In Pounds 171 Ibs

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David Eddings Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
George Wayne Eddings

Mother's Name
Theone Eddings

Leigh Eddings

Dennis Eddings

Kay Cox

Scott David

Not Known

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