Novelist, short story writerDied when: 51 years 349 days (623 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Frederick Schiller Faust (May 29, 1892 – May 12, 1944) was an American author known primarily for his Western stories using the pseudonym Max Brand.
He (as Max Brand) also created the popular fictional character of young medical intern Dr.James Kildare for a series of pulp fiction stories.
His Kildare character was subsequently featured over several decades in other media, including a series of American theatrical movies by Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), a radio series, two television series, and comics.
Faust's other pseudonyms include George Owen Baxter, Evan Evans, George Evans, Peter Dawson, David Manning, John Frederick, Peter Morland, George Challis, Peter Ward, Frederick Faust and Frederick Frost.
As George Challis, Faust wrote the "Tizzo the Firebrand" series for Argosy magazine.The Tizzo saga was a series of historical swashbuckler stories, featuring the titular warrior, set in Renaissance Italy.