Ted Bell Writer

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.

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1. Randolph–Macon College Colleges/University

Randolph–Macon College is a private, co-educational liberal arts college located in Ashland, Virginia, United States, near the capital city of Richmond. Founded in 1830, the school has an enrollment of over 1,200 students. The college offers bachelor's degrees in 31 major disciplines in the liberal arts, including political science, business, psychology, biology, international studies, and computer science, as well as nearly 40 minors, including education. Randolph–Macon College is a member of The Annapolis Group of colleges in the United States, as well as the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges.

Type Liberal arts college
2010. 105 mil. $
Institution colors
202 Henry St, 23005 - Ashland, Virginia
2010. 1,222
2009. 1,246
Acceptance rate
2010. 56.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 29.8 K $
Official web page www.rmc.edu
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b. 1824., Writer
b. 1930., Writer
b. 1960., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1864., Military Person
b. 1929., Physicist
b. 1952., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1892., Novelist
b. 1862., U.S. Congressperson

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Editions Subjects Co-authors
2008. by Atria Books


Editions Subjects Co-authors
2012. by HarperCollins
2012. by William Morrow and Company


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