A master storyteller, Sidney Sheldon garnered international praise and recognition the world over. The winner of an Oscar, a Tony, and an Edgar Allan Poe Award, Sheldon has over 200 television scripts, twenty-five major motion pictures, six Broadway plays, eighteen novels (which have sold over 300 million copies) and one memoir to his credit, ranking him as one of the world's most prolific writers. Sidney Sheldon passed away on January 30, 2007. To find out about his entire life, scan the Sidney Sheldon Timeline.
Read an excerpt from Sidney Sheldon's memoir The Other Side of Me.
Read a tribute to Sidney Sheldon from his daughter, Mary Sheldon.
Now available: An anthology of three Sidney Sheldon novels The Dark Side of Midnight. The Beverly Hills Courier raves "For longtime Sheldon fans, the new volume will set them to wishing he were still with us to write more. For those of us who are just now introduced to him as an author, his works will cost many hours of sleep. Sidney Sheldon's novels are still a 'must read.'" Read excerpts from each of the books included.
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Sidney Sheldon recently was awarded in memoriam as a Gold Circle honoree from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), Pacific Southwest Chapter. The Sidney Sheldon Scholarship Award for Playwriting at the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Televsion was awarded in June. And the Sidney Sheldon Young Filmmaker Award was presented at the Palm Springs Student Short Film Festival.
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Some Past Interviews with Sidney Sheldon:
Wiredforbooks.org audio interview.
Read Sidney Sheldon's guide to success from CNN.com.