Hardboiled crime novelist who developed the private eyes figure Phillip Marlowe, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his screenplay for Twice Indemnity. A few of his most significant literary functions are Farewell, My Lovely (1940), THE TINY Sister (1949), as well as the Lengthy Goodbye (1953). He journeyed to European countries in his early twenties and worked for a while in the English civil assistance. He quit this type of work to become reporter for the Daily Express as well as the Bristol Gazette. He received his second Academy Honor nomination for his screenplay for the 1946 film, The Blue Dahlia. He started a romance with Cissy Pascal, a wedded female eighteen years his older, in 1919. Pascal ultimately left her spouse, and she and Chandler wedded in Feb of 1924. Chandler’s 1st novel, THE BEST Sleep, was converted to a vintage film starring Humphrey Bogart.