Theodore Taylor

Theodore Taylor
BornTemplate:Birth date
Statesville, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedOctober 26, 2006(2006-10-26) (aged 85)
Laguna Beach, California, U.S.
OccupationWriter/ singer
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Theodore Taylor (June 23, 1921 – October 26, 2006) was an American author and singer. He wrote more than 50 books, but is mostly known for his Edgar Award-winning book The Weirdo and The Cay.

Taylor was born on June 23, 1921 in Statesville, North Carolina. He was never married and had no children. Taylor died on October 26, 2006 in his home in Laguna Beach, California from a heart attack, aged 85.[1]


  1. Adam Bernstein (Monday, October 30, 2006). "Obituary: Theodore Taylor, 85; Author of 'The Cay'". The Washington Post. Retrieved 23 April 2010. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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