Ed Victor, American-born British literary agent, Died at 77


Edward Victor was born in 1939, in the Bronx, New York City and died on June 7, 2017.

He was an American literary agent.

He was the son of Russian-Jewish immigrant parents, who ran a photographic equipment store.

Following his graduating from Dartmouth College, Victor attended the University of Cambridge on a Marshall scholarship in 1961.

After his second wife, Carol Ryan, Victor lived mainly in London, with a secondary home in the Hamptons on Long Island in the United States.

Together they had a son Ryan, while Victor has sons Adam and Ivan from his first marriage to Michelene Wandor.

During 2002, he suffered from an attack of viral pneumonia, but fully recovered.

During the same year, Victor published his first book, The Obvious Diet – Your Personal Way to Lose Weight Fast Without Changing Your Lifestyle, through Ebury Press and Arcade Publishing.

Then he was suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia when he died from a heart attack.

Edward Victor passed away at 77 years old.