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Eric Hatch (I) (1901–1973)

Eric Hatch was born on October 31, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for My Man Godfrey (1936), Topper (1937) and My Man Godfrey (1957). He was married to E. Constance DeBoer and Evelyn Holmes Hatch. He died on July 4, 1973 in Torrington, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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 1971 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (book "The Year of the Horse" - 2 episodes)
- The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit: Part 2 (1971) ... (book "The Year of the Horse")
- The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit: Part 1 (1971) ... (book "The Year of the Horse")
 1968 The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (book "The Year of the Horse")
 1957 My Man Godfrey (novel "1101 Park Avenue")
 1950-1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Call Me Mrs. (1954) ... (writer)
- Kelly (1952) ... (writer)
- Not Guilty - Of Much (1951) ... (writer)
- The Shiny People (1951) ... (writer)
- The Lovely Menace (1950) ... (writer)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Come-Back (1951) ... (written by)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kelly (1950) ... (writer)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Beautiful Bequest (1949) ... (story)
 1941 Unexpected Uncle (novel)
 1941 Road Show (novel)
 1937 Topper (screen play)
 1936 My Man Godfrey (based on the novel by) / (screen play)
 1936 Spendthrift
 1931 Sidewalks of New York (dialogue)
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 1932 Tennis Technique (Short)
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Novel: "The Delinquent Ghost" See more »

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Former staff writer for The New Yorker. Author of short stories and 25 novels. In the 1950's, he bought the radio station WBIS in Bristol, Connecticut. Hatch avidly pursued his interest in American history and was elected in 1967 chairman of the American revolution Bicentennial Commission.

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