Marvin H. Albert ( born January 22, 1924 in Philadelphia, † 24 March 1996 in Menton, France ) was an American author who wrote over 100 books. In addition to his own name he used pseudonyms such as Albert Conroy, Al Conroy, Nick Quarry, Anthony Rome, Ian MacAlister and JD Christilian.
Albert served during World War II as a radio officer in the merchant navy. Later he worked as director of a Kindertheathergruppe in Philadelphia. In 1950, Albert moved to New York City, where he gained his first literary experience and worked for the magazines Quick and look. After the success of his first book The Law and Jake Wade (1956 ), he devoted himself entirely to writing.
In 1965, Albert moved to Los Angeles, where he wrote screenplays and adaptations anfertigte of nine of his own books, including Apache Rising as a duel in Diablo with Sidney Poitier, and Miami Mayhem as Tony Rome with Frank Sinatra.
1976 Albert left the United States and settled in the south of France, in Montsegur -sur -Lauzon, down. There he spent his twilight years and died in 1996 at the age of 73 years in Menton on a heart attack.
Albert was married and had two children, a son and a daughter.