Bram Stoker

Abraham “Bram” Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula, which defined the nature of the vampire in popular culture. He was the author of eleven other novels, although during his lifetime he was better known as the personal assistant of the actor Henry Irving, and as business manager of the Lyceum Theatre.