Warren Adler (December 16, 1927 – April 15, 2019) was an American author, playwright and poet. His writings were translated into 25 different languages. He was best known for writing the novels The War of the Roses (1981) and Random Hearts (1984). Both of these novels were made into movies. The dark comedy movie The War of the Roses was released in 1989, and starred Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. Random Hearts, starring Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas, was released in 1999.
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