Daniel Nathan (Frederic Dannay),
Crime Mystery Writer(1905-1982)

Dannay on the left, with author James Yaffe

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Daniel Nathan
  • Known as: Frederic Dannay and Ellery Queen
  • Birth: October 20, 1905, New York City, New York, USA
  • Death: September 3, 1982, White Plains, New York, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: half of a pair of cousins who together created the fictional character and equally-fictional writer "Ellery Queen." (His cousin's name was Emanuel Benjamin Lepofsky, pen named Manfred Bennington Lee.)

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