Dan Brow or Daniel Gerhard Brown is an American author, who is best known for his thriller books. He was born in June 22, 1964. His popular books are The Da Vinci code, Angels & Demons, The Lost Symbol, Inferno, and Origin amongst others. His books have also been translated into 57 different languages and by 2012 he has sold over 200 million copies. Out of which, three of them are Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, and Inferno. And have also been adapted into films. In 2005, he was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME Magazine.