Andrew Neiderman

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Andrew Neiderman
Born (1940-10-26) October 26, 1940 (age 80)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Genre Fiction, gothic horror, screenwriting

Andrew Neiderman (born October 26, 1940) is a best-selling American novelist. In 1987, he became the ghost writer for V. C. Andrews following her death in 1986. [1] He formerly taught English at Fallsburg Jr./Sr. High School, in upstate New York.


Neiderman is arguably best known as the author of The Devil's Advocate, later adapted into a film starring Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, and Charlize Theron, and directed by Taylor Hackford. Neiderman also adapted the novel Rain into a film, based on a series of novels released under Andrews's name.

Neiderman wrote the stage adaptation of Flowers in the Attic based on the novel by V.C. Andrews, published online in 2014. The world premiere was produced in New Orleans, Louisiana, in August 2015 by See 'Em On Stage: A Production Company and was directed by Christopher Bentivegna.

Andrew Neiderman has written the libretto for a musical stage adaptation of The Devil's Advocate. [2]

He also co-authored the screenplay for Duplicates, a USA Network cable movie, and has had six of his other novels adapted into films.

With the publication of Guardian Angel by Dorchester Publishers in January 2010, Neiderman has, between his V. C. Andrews novels and those under his name, reached 125 published novels.

A resident of Palm Springs, California, Neiderman was honored with a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on October 17, 1997. [3] [4]


This list of novels does not include works by Neiderman ghostwritten as by "the V. C. Andrews Trust".

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  1. Flood, Alison (14 November 2019). "'Awful and fabulous': the madness of Flowers in the Attic". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. Meeks, Eric G. (2012). The Best Guide Ever to Palm Springs Celebrity Homes. Horatio Limburger Oglethorpe. pp. 341, 342. ISBN   978-1479328598.
  4. Golden Palm Stars Palm Springs Walk of Stars by date dedicated