L. Sprague de Camp
Born: November 27, 1907
Died: November 6, 2000
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist, historian
Biography: Lyon Sprague de Camp was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, non-fiction and biography. In a writing career spanning 60 years, he wrote over 100 books, including novels and notable works of non-fiction, including biographies of other important fantasy authors.