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Ring Lardner (I) (1885–1933)

Ring Lardner was born on March 6, 1885 in Niles, Michigan, USA as Ringgold Wilmer Lardner. He was a writer and actor, known for Champion (1949), Alibi Ike (1935) and Elmer, the Great (1933). He was married to Ellis Abbott. He died on September 27, 1933 in Easthampton, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Champion Writer
Alibi Ike
Alibi Ike Writer
Elmer, the Great
So This Is New York


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 2014 Ring Lardner's Harmony (Short) (original story)
 2014 Ring Lardner's Horseshoes (Short) (original story)
 2014 Ring Lardner's My Roomy (Short) (original story)
 1996 And She Smiled (Short) (short story - uncredited)
 1993 Who Dealt? (TV Short)
 1980 A Day with Conrad Green (TV Movie) (story)
 1980 The Golden Honeymoon (TV Movie) (story)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- June Moon (1974) ... (play)
 1970 The Golden Honeymoon (Short) (story)
 1955 Climax! (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Champion (1955) ... (story)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Zone of Quiet (1955) ... (story)
 1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Champion (1950) ... (story)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- The Frame-Up (1949) ... (story)
- I Can't Breathe (1949) ... (story)
- Zone of Quiet (1949) ... (story)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- June Moon (1949) ... (by)
 1949 Champion (story "Champion")
 1948 So This Is New York (novel "The Big Town")
 1939 The Cowboy Quarterback (from a play by)
 1937 Blonde Trouble (play "June Moon")
 1935 Alibi Ike (by)
 1933 Elmer, the Great (based on a play by)
 1931 June Moon (play)
 1929 Fast Company (play "Elmer the Great")
 1926 The New Klondike (original story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 12 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 11 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 10 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 9 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 8 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 7 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 6 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 5 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 4 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 3 (Short) (story)
 1915 Letters from Bugs to Gus, No. 2 (Short) (story)
 1915 Al You Know Me (Short) (story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The '49ers. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Samuels and Lewis E. Gensler. Lyrics by Morrie Ryskind and Frank Adams. Book by Frank Adams. Sketches by Ring Lardner, George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly, Morrie Ryskind, Dorothy Parker, Howard Dietz and Robert Benchley. Staged by Howard Lindsay. Choreographed by Albert Carroll. Directed... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

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[parodying one of Cole Porter's most popular songs] Night and day, under the fleece of me, there's an oh, such a flaming furneth burneth the grease of me. See more »


Died of a heart attack while playing bridge with his wife and another couple. See more »


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