Ted Bell


Ted Bell is an American author of suspense novels such as Hawke and Assassin, Pirate, and Spy. He is best known for his New York Times Bestselling series of spy thriller novels featuring the character Alex Hawke. Before becoming a novelist, he was President and Chief Creative Officer of the Leo Burnett Company. He was later named Vice-Chairman of the Board and World-Wide Creative Director of Young & Rubicam, one of the world's largest advertising agencies. At age 25, he sold his first Hollywood screenplay, 'Screamathon' to producers Joel Michaels and Garth Drabinsky. Bell is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, with a B.A. in English. He is a former member of the college's Board of Trustees. He also holds a Doctor of Fine Arts degree, honoris causis, from Kendall College in Michigan. In 2009, he was awarded the Amherst Humanitarian of the Year Award by the 'Hope For Tomorrow Foundation' in New York. He serves on the Advisory Board at General Washington's home at Mount Vernon under former Secretary of the Army, Togo West. For a brief time, he was an advisor to the U.S. State Department. Bell's latest work in the Alexander Hawke series of spy novels is Warlord,  ( Wikipedia article )


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Randolph-Macon College

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