Evan Hunter (born Salvatore Albert Lombino; October 15, 1926 July 6, 2005) was an American author who also wrote under several pseudonyms, the best known of which is Ed McBain.note
One of his best-known novels as Evan Hunter is The Blackboard Jungle (1956), which was made into a film. Under the same name he also wrote screenplays for several films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963) and adaptations of three of his own novels.
Works by Evan Hunter with their own trope pages include:
- 87th Precinct series
- The Birds - screenplay
- Blackboard Jungle - adapted from his novel of the same name
- High and Low (1963) - adapted from his novel King's Ransom
- Last Summer (1969) - adapted from his novel of the same name