Glen Cook

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Glen Cook’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Glen Cook

Eye Color


Place Of Birth

New York City, USA


77 years old

Birth Date

July 08, 1944

Star Sign


Glen Cook Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

University of Missouri

Net Worth

$1 million

Current Partner

Carol Ann Fritz


Louella Mabel Cook, Charles Albert


1.8m (5'9"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Monkey

About Glen Cook 

Glen Cook is a popular American fiction writer who is known for his books written in the genres of science and fantasy.
He is popular for his several fantasy series books, including 'The Black Company' and 'Garrett, P.I..' Glen Cook was born on July 9, 1944, in New York City, New York, United States. 
From 1962-1972, 'The Black Company' fantasy series writer served in the United States Navy and was specially assigned to a Marine Force Recon unit, the third Marine Battalion.
The fantasy writer from New York City has not revealed much about his family history. Glen's birth sign is Cancer.

Glen Cook's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Glen Cook's net worth?

The net worth of the fantasy story writer Glen Cook is estimated to be around $1 million.  

How much does Glen Cook earn per year?

There is no information available about the earnings per year of Glen Cook.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Glen Cook?

The height of Glen Cook is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm). 

How old is Glen Cook?

Glen Cook is 78 years old as of 2022. 

Childhood And Education

Cook was born Glen Charles Cook on July 9, 1944, in New York City to a civil servant Charles Albert and his mother, Louella Mabel (Handy) Cook. As a small child, he lived in southern Indiana but later moved to Northern California and was raised there. He then attended high school. Later, when Cook was attached to the Force Recon Unit, he participated in practice combat. Glen Cook left active duty one month after his unit shipped out to Vietnam. He attended the University of Missouri from 1962-1965. After that, he worked his way through college and started writing in earnest during his days working with General Motors. He has always loved writing since his grade school time.
There is other information available about his parents and siblings and about the schools he attended.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Glen Cook's partner?

Glen Cook has been married to Carol Ann Fritz since 1971 and has three sons. The family resides near St. Louis, Missouri.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The author of various fiction books wrote three books while working at an auto assembly for General Motors. In May 1984, his book 'The Black Company' was published by Tor Fantasy. 
Glen Cook is now working as a full-time writer and is busy taking out more time for his writing endeavors, standalone novels, and short stories
Cook's best-known books and notable works include his series of 'Dread Empire,' 'The Heirs Of Babylon' (1972), 'The Dragon Never Sleeps' (1989), 'The Swordbearer' (1982), 'The Tower Of Fear' (1989), 'Sung In Blood' (1990), 'The Tyranny Of The Night' (2005) and 'Lord Of The Silent Kingdom' (2007),.
Glen wrote the book 'The White Rose' which was published in 1985. He then wrote the book 'Shadow Games' which was published in 1989.  

What awards has Glen Cook won?

Cook received the Prometheus Award for Best Novel nomination for his novel 'A Matter of Time' in 1986.

Glen Cook's Hobbies And Interests

The hobbies of Glen Cook are book collecting and stamp collecting. 
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