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Sidney Kirkpatrick

author and filmmaker

Sidney Kirkpatrick is an award-winning filmmaker and international best-selling author. His critically acclaimed non-fiction books include *A Cast of Killers*, *Turning the Tide*, *Lords of Sipan*, *Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet*, and *The Revenge of Thomas Eakins*. His documentary film, *My Father the President*, about Theodore Roosevelt as seen through the eyes of his daughter, Ethel Roosevelt Derby, was a winner at the American Film Festival. HBO, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, and the A & E Television Networks have all featured his work. Biographical profiles of Kirkpatrick have appeared in *The New York Times*, *Time* magazine, *The New Yorker*, and *Playboy*. He is a graduate of Hampshire College and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He lives in Stony Brook, New York.