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Ogden Nash (1902–1971)

Ogden Nash was born on August 19, 1902 in Rye, New York, USA as Frederic Ogden Nash. He was a writer, known for The Wizard of Oz (1939), One Touch of Venus (1948) and The Shining Hour (1938). He was married to Frances Rider Leonard. He died on May 19, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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(age 68) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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 2013 PogieJoe (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
 1984 Carnival of the Animals (TV Movie) (poems)
 1976 Carnival of the Animals (TV Short) (poems)
 1974 Pisem, pisem stihove... (TV Short)
 1972 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Poezija Ogdena Nesa (TV Short)
 1955 One Touch of Venus (TV Movie) (book)
 1948 One Touch of Venus (book)
 1941 The Feminine Touch (original screenplay)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1938 The Shining Hour (screen play)
 1938 Hold That Kiss (uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly (adaptation)
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Stage Play: Two's Company. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ogden Nash. Additional Lyrics by Sammy Cahn. Sketches by Charles Sherman [final Broadway credit]. Sketches written with Peter De Vries [Broadway debut]. Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick ("A Man's Home"). Vocal arrangements by Milton Rosenstock. Ballet Music by ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on animals] The cow of the bovine ilk; One end is moo, the other milk. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on a USA 37¢ commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 19 August 2002 (100th anniversary of his birth). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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