Anne Rice Biography
Born Howard Allen O'Brien on October 4, 1941 in New Orleans, LA. Anne Rice
chose the first name "Anne" as a child. she married Stan Rice in 1961, and
their daughter Michele was born in 1966. Sadly Michele died of leukemia at the
age of 5. Anne wrote her first published novel, Interview With A
Vampire, in 1973. A son, Christopher, was born in 1978 (now an
established author in his own right). After living in Texas and San
Francisco, Anne settled in New Orleans. However, after Stan died from a
brain tumor she moved to California, where she currently lives.
She has written under three names: her own, Anne Rampling, and A. N. Roquelaure.
Under her own name, she has written The Vampire Chronicles
series, The Mayfair Witches, the New Tales of the Vampires series,
and numerous single novels, most recently Violin. Under Anne
Rampling, she has published two works: Exit To Eden, and Belinda.
Under A. N. Roquelaure, Anne published the Beauty Series. She lives in Rancho Mirage, California.
This biography was last updated on 12/26/2010.
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