Lester del Rey
- Date of birth: June 02, 1915
- Died: May 10, 1993
- Born: in Clydesdale, Minnesota, The United States.
- Description: Lester del Rey was an American science fiction author and editor. Del Rey is especially famous for his juvenile novels such as those which are part of the Winston Science Fiction series, and for Del Rey Books, the fantasy and science fiction branch of Ballantine Books edited by Lester del Rey and his fourth wife Judy-Lynn del Rey.aka Philip St. Johnaka Eric van Lihnaka Erik van Lhinaka Kenneth Wrightaka Edson McCann (with Frederik Pohl)