Lamar Cook was born and raised in the small,
southern town of Gadsden, Alabama.
is married to Sheila Hopper Cook.
an avid movie buff with special interest in
science fiction. My favorite movies include,
Armageddon, Independence day,
Spartacus, Raiders of the Lost Ark
and many Science Fiction and Action Adventure movies.
You can't forget the George M. Cohen story...a
true classic if there ever was one. Then again, I
could fill page after page of my favorite movies.
are Ron Howard and Steven Spielberg.
I must say I am in "awe" of Quentin Tarantino. The
man is a genius.
Favorite book is
THE FIRM by John Grisham. Yes
there are many other great books but The Firm was
the first book I read that inspired me to do the
impossible...write my own novel.
Favorite Author is Stephen King (I
consider him the greatest author of our
generation). Screenplays I think there are few
that can match Quentin Tarantino or James Cameron.
there was a reason that Terminator and Alien were
so successful...the writing. It all begins with
He is currently
working on his next novel entitled, THE
JOURNEY OF LIFE. Update: I have finished The
Journey of Life. I've also completed what I
consider my best work... a screenplay titled
Favorite Quote: In
life, you get back what you give out.