Jeffrey Konvitz

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Jeffrey Konvitz
Born 1944 (age 72–73)
New York, United States
Alma mater Cornell University
Columbia University School of Law
Occupation Writer, film producer

Jeffrey Konvitz (born 1944 in New York) is an American writer and film producer.[1] He was educated at Cornell and the Columbia University School of Law. He is probably best known for writing the novel The Sentinel,[2] published in 1974. It was followed by a film adaptation in 1977, which he produced and adapted from the novel.

He married Vicki Peters in 1980, but they were divorced after parenting one child, Kristen Nicole (1983). Later, he married Jillian McWhirter in 1998 (the two are still married) and fathered a second child with her, Katherine Arielle (2002).



  • The Sentinel, 1974
  • The Guardian, (Sentinel II) (1979, sequel novel to The Sentinel)
  • The Apocalypse, 1979
  • Monster: A Tale of Loch Ness, 1982




  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ "The Sentinel". Modesto Bee. August 11, 1979. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 

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