Interview with Vampires Author Anne Rice Dies at 80

Anne Rice, the legendary author perhaps best known for her series The Chronicles of Vampires, which includes her iconic novel Interview with a Vampire, died on Saturday. She was 80.

Her son Christopher Rice made the announcement via Rice’s Facebook page. Rice said that his mother “passed away from complications from a stroke.” According to her son, Rice’s death came “…nearly nineteen years to date [his] Her father, husband, Stan, is dead. “

Rice was born in haunted New Orleans, Louisiana on October 4, 1941. Her most famous series, The Vampire Chronicles, was published over the course of 42 years, beginning with Interview with a Vampire. The most recent addition to the series is Blood Procession: The Story of Prince Lestat, published in 2018.

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Interview with a Vampire was made into a movie in 1994. It has the participation of Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst, Christian Slater, and Antonio Banderas. Several other films have been adapted from the series, including the 2002 film Queen of the Damned, starring the late and legendary Aaliyah as Queen Akasha. Stuart Townsend played Lestat in the 2002 film. Anne Rice’s work lives on, with a Interview with a Vampire series coming to air at AMC+ in 2022 as well as a new series based on her Mayfair Witch recently selected books.

Rice wrote more than thirty books in her career, which spanned several decades. She is very active on her Facebook page, which she often uses to interact with her large and passionate fan base.


Rice is married to a poet Stan Rice, died in 2002. They had two children together, a daughter, Michelle, who died at the age of 5 of leukemia, and a son, Christopher, who, like his mother, was a horror writer.

“Let us comfort in the shared hope that Anne is now experiencing firsthand the wonderful answers to many great spiritual and cosmic questions, the quest that has defined her life and career. her,” her son said via Facebook, noting that a public celebration of Rice’s life will be held in New Orleans next year.

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