No photo available. Represent Archibald Macleish? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 171,115 this week

Archibald Macleish (1892–1982)

Archibald Macleish was born on May 7, 1892 in Glencoe, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Shortcut to Happiness (2003), The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1965) and Grandma Moses (1950). He was married to Ada Hitchcock. He died on April 20, 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Archibald Macleish.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Director | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (8 credits)
 2003 Shortcut to Happiness (play "Scratch")
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1965 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (Documentary) (as Archibald MacLeish)
 1960 World Wide '60 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Secret of Freedom (1960) ... (writer)
 1950 Grandma Moses (Short)
 1937 The Spanish Earth (Documentary) (story - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Director (1 credit)
 1943 This Is Your Enemy (Documentary short)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 1950 Grandma Moses (Short)
Narrator
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 1964 Breaking Point (TV Series) (acknowledgement - 1 episode)
- Confounding Her Astronomers (1964) ... (acknowledgement: "Ars Poetica" - as Archibald MacLeish)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 1965 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (Documentary)
Narrator (voice, as Archibald MacLeish)
 1958 Small World (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... Himself
 1948 Critic at Large (TV Series)
Himself - Writer / Poet
- Episode #1.13 (1948) ... Himself - Writer / Poet
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "J.B.", produced on Broadway. Drama. Production Designed by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Directed by Elia Kazan. ANTA Playhouse: 11 Dec 1958-24 Oct 1959 (364 performances). Cast: Raymond Massey (as "Mr. Zuss"), Christopher Plummer (as "Nickels"), Nan Martin (as "Sarah"), Lane Bradbury, Bert Conway, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

Archibald MacLeish
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Most of us are half in love with this dead girl we call by her first name.

Trivia:

American poet. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Discuss Archibald Macleish on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page