Kingsley Amis

Active - 1962 - 1968  |   Born - Apr 16, 1922   |   Died - Oct 22, 1995   |   Genres - Comedy, Horror

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

British author and poet Kingsley Amis was most famous for his debut novel Lucky Jim (1954) which became a movie three years later. Several of his subsequent novels have also been turned into films, including Tell Me Lies (1968), in which Amis also appeared, and Take a Girl Like You (1970). Amis collaborated on the screenplay for Only Two Can Play (1962).