Anthony John Horowitz
5 April 1955 (age 59)
Occupation: Novelist, screenwriter, children's writer
Genres: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Fantasy
Notable work(s): Alex Rider, The Power of Five, The Diamond Brothers, Foyle's War
Spouse(s): Jill Green (married 1988)
Children: Nicholas Mark, Cassian James
Anthony Horowitz, Order of the British Empire (born 5 April 1955) is a prolific English novelist and screenwriter specialising in mystery and suspense. His work for children and teenagers includes The Diamond Brothers series, the Alex Rider series, and The Power of Five series (aka The Gatekeepers). His work for adults includes the novel and play Mindgame (2001) and the Sherlock Holmes novel The House of Silk (2011). He has also written extensively for television, contributing numerous scripts to ITV's Agatha Christie's Poirot and Midsomer Murders. He was the creator and principal writer of the ITV series Foyle's War, Collision and Injustice.