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Frank Richards
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Born in Ealing, London
Born on 8th of August 1876
Died on 24th of December 1961

Frank Richards was just one, albeit the most famous, of Charles Harold St John Hamiltonís pen-names. His career as a writer began in his late teens, and he was soon writing reams of stories for magazines, comics and newspapers, estimated by one source at the equivalent of 1200 full-length novels. His most famous character was Billy Bunter, whose adventures he chronicled for decades (including writing scripts for BBC productions of some tales).

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