- Name: George V. Higgins
- Born: 11/13/1939
- Died: 11/06/1999 (59 years old)
- Occupation: Author, lawyer, newspaper columnist, college professor
George V. Higgins (November 13, 1939 – November 6, 1999) was an American author, lawyer, newspaper columnist, raconteur and college professor. He authored 29 books, including Bomber’s Law, Trust and Kennedy for the Defense and is best known for his bestselling crime novels, including The Friends of Eddie Coyle, which established the Boston noir genre of gangster tales that spawned several popular films by followers in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
Birth Name: George Vincent Higgins II
School: Boston College (BA, JD) Stanford University (MA)
Alias: George Vincent Higgins II
Birth Place: Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Death Place: Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.