Mickey SpillaneAge: 88
mystery writer whose violent, hardboiled Mike Hammer detective novels sold more than 100 million copies, despite generally harsh reviews. The series, which included the books My Gun Is Quick, One Lonely Night, and I, the Jury, was adapted for three television series and several films. Died: Murrells Inlet, S.C., July 17, 2006
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