Richard Connell was born in October 17, 1893 in Poughkeepsie, New York and died November 22, 1949 in Beverly Hills, California. He wrote 22 stories including The Most Dangerous Game. His father was a newspaper editor named Richard Connel Sr. and his mom’s name is Marrie Connell. Richard went to Georgetown and Harvard for college. He also served in World War I for United States.