No photo available. Represent John Greenleaf Whittier? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 740,243 this week

John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)

American poet and writer John Greenleaf Whittier was born on December 17, 1807, near Haverhill, Massachusetts. He grew up on a farm with an extended family, consisting of three siblings--two sisters and a brother--and his mother's sister and his father's brother. The farm was fairly large but not particularly profitable, and the family made just ... See full bio »

Watch on Amazon Instant Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of John Greenleaf Whittier.


Jump to: Writer | Soundtrack
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (13 credits)
 1938 Barefoot Boy (poem)
 1924 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1923 Barefoot Boy (poem)
 1920 In School Days (Short) (poem)
 1920 Snowbound (Documentary) (poem)
 1919 Memories (Short) (poem "In School Days")
 1915 Barbara Frietchie (poem)
 1912 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1911 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1911 Barbara Frietchie (Short) (poem)
 1909 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1909 Mogg Megone, an Indian Romance (Short) (poem)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 2007 Atonement (writer: "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind" - as John Whittier)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Old Portraits and Modern Sketches" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Did You Know?


Pictured on the 2¢ US postage stamp in the Famous American/Poets series, issued 16 February 1940. See more »


The Quaker Poet

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss John Greenleaf Whittier on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page