Archibald Joseph Cronin, MB, ChB, MD, DPH, MRCP was a Scottish physician and novelist. His best-known works are Hatter's Castle, The Stars Look Down, The Citadel, The Keys of the Kingdom and The Green Years, all of which were adapted to film. He also created the Dr. Finlay character, the hero of a series of stories that served as the basis for the popular BBC television and radio series entitled Dr. Finlay's Casebook. Cronin was born at Rosebank Cottage in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, the only child of a Protestant mother, Jessie Cronin , and a Catholic father of Irish extraction, Patrick...
|Birthdate:||July 19, 1896|
|Date of death:||January 6, 1981|
|Education:||University of Glasgow, Dumbarton Academy|
|Also known as:||Archibald Joseph Cronin, Archibald Cronin, Dr. A. J. Cronin|