Happy 100th Birthday to Leslie Charters: the creator of Simon Templar, alias The Saint!
Leslie Charteris was born in Singapore 100 years ago today on May 12, 1907 as Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin. Leslie legally changed his name by deed-poll to Leslie Charteris in 1926. He died in Windsor, England on April 15, 1993 at age 85.
Ian Dickerson, of the Saint Club, has posted a wonderful tribute to Leslie Charteris on www.lesliecharteris.com
Visit www.saint.org to read more biographical information about Leslie Charteris.