Bram Stoker (Abraham Stoker)
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- For most of his working life, Bram Stoker was a theater manager, then business manager for British actor Sir Henry Irving. In the meantime, he wrote fantastic stories and novels, his most famous being Dracula, published in 1897.
- Bram Stoker, born in Dublin, Ireland in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest", was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery of the Sea" and "Famous Imposters." He was the stage manager for actor Sir Henry Irving and wrote "Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving," after Irving's death.
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