|Full Name||Raymond Benson|
|Born||September 6, 1955|
|Other Writing(s)||Tomorrow Never Dies (Novelization), World Is Not Enough (Novelization), Metal Gear Solid (Novelization)|
Raymond Benson is an American author best known for being the official author of the adult James Bond novels from 1997 to 2003. Benson was born in Midland, Texas and graduated from Permian High School in Odessa in 1973. In primary school Benson took an interest in the piano which would later in his life develop into an interest in composing music. Benson also took part in drama at school and became the vice president of his high school's drama department an interest that he would later pursue by directing stage productions. Other hobbies include films, writing, and designing computer games.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell novelsEdit
Benson went on to write two Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell novels, the first being Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (novel) and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Operation Barracuda. He wrote both books under the pseudonym "David Michaels".