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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 December 1890Belleville, New Jersey, USA
Date of Death 29 January 1984New York City, New York, USA  (lung cancer)
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Frances Goodrich was born on December 21, 1890 in Belleville, New Jersey, USA. She was a writer, known for It's a Wonderful Life (1946), The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and Easter Parade (1948). She was married to Albert Hackett, Henrik Van Loon and Robert Ames. She died on January 29, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (3)

Albert Hackett (7 February 1931 - 29 January 1984) (her death)
Henrik Van Loon (11 October 1927 - 1929) (divorced)
Robert Ames (3 May 1917 - 1923) (divorced)

Trivia (8)

In 1956, won two Tony Awards with husband-collaborator Albert Hackett for "The Diary of Anne Frank:" as Best Authors (Dramatic) and for their script as part of the Best Play win.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 328-330. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
Won the 1956 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "The Diary of Anne Frank" collaborating with Albert Hackett.
Sister-in-law of Raymond Hackett and Blanche Sweet.
Daughter-in-law of Florence Hackett.
Acted on stage with Ruth Chatterton in 'Come out of the Kitchen' in 1916.
Graduated from Vassar College in 1912.
Albert Hackett and her stage adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Writers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2015 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Play Production.

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