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 "87th Precinct
" police procedurals
and the "Matthew Hope" detective series.
Hunter also wrote screenplays, including the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock
's The Birds
and adaptations of three of his own novels.
Works by Evan Hunter with their own trope pages include: