Thomas HarrisThomas Harris
is an author, most famous for his book The Silence of the Lambs
which was made into a motion picture
starring Jodie Foster
as a trainee FBI
agent, and Anthony Hopkins
, in his Oscar
-winning portrayal of psychopathic serial killer
, Dr. Hannibal Lecter
. This book (and movie) is the sequel
to the book (and movie) Red Dragon
which also included Dr. Lecter as a character.
Harris' most famous work before Silence was his book Black Sunday on the plans of a terrorist group to seize control of a blimp, placing a shrapnel bomb on board, and explode it during the Super Bowl, killing thousands of people. This book was also made into a movie starring Robert Shaw and Bruce Dern.
Books by Thomas Harris: