Alex Haley

Alex Haley

Born: August 11, 1921

Died: February 10, 1992

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Biography: Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an African-American writer. He is best known as the author of Roots: The Saga of an American Family and the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Source/Notes: On the popularity of the television series Roots (1977). - TIME interview (1977)

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