As per our current Database, James Lee Burke is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, James Lee Burke is 86 years, 5 months and 27 days old. James Lee Burke will celebrate 87rd birthday on a Tuesday 5th of December 2023. Below we countdown to James Lee Burke upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||James Lee Burke|
|Age||84 years old|
|Born||December 5, 1936 (Houston, TX)|
James Lee Burke’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
James Lee Burke was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
A prolific author of mystery novels, he rose to fame through such works as his Dave Robicheaux series. His other series include the Billy Bob Holland and Hackberry Holland trilogies.
He graduated from both the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the University of Missouri. He worked in the oil industry before becoming a journalist.
He taught creative writing at Wichita State University.
With his wife, Pearl, he had a daughter, Alafair Burke, who also became a successful crime writer. He and his wife were also parents to three other children.
He was the 2002 recipient of the Louisiana Writer Award. The honor was presented to him by former Lt. Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco.