George C. Chesbro (June 4, 1940 — November 18, 2008) was an American author of detective fiction. His most notable works feature Dr. Robert "Mongo the Magnificent" Fredrickson. He also wrote the novelisation of The Golden Child, a movie of the same name starring Eddie Murphy.
Chesbro was born in Washington, D.C.. He worked as a special education teacher at Pearl River and later at Rockland Psychiatric Center, where he worked with troubled teens. Chesbro was married and had one daughter and two stepdaughters.