Evan Hunter (1926 - 2005) was an American author who also wrote under several pseudonyms, of which the best-known is "Ed [=McBain=]".

One of his best-known novels under his own name is ''The Blackboard Jungle'', which was made into a film.

As Ed [=McBain=], he wrote crime fiction, particularly the "Literature/EightySeventhPrecinct" {{police procedural}}s and the "Matthew Hope" detective series.

Hunter also wrote screenplays, including the screenplay for Creator/AlfredHitchcock's ''Film/TheBirds'' and adaptations of three of his own novels.
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!!Works by Evan Hunter with their own trope pages include:

* ''Literature/EightySeventhPrecinct'' series
* ''Film/TheBirds''
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