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Alexander Woollcott (1887–1943)

Alexander Woollcott was born on January 19, 1887 in Phalanx, New Jersey, USA as Alexander Humphreys Woollcott. He was a writer and actor, known for Five Times Five (1939), The Man with Two Faces (1934) and Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin (1998). He died on January 23, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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  TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (based upon an article by - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Archer-Shee Case (1955) ... (based upon an article by)
- Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts (1955) ... (story)
 1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Into Thin Air (1955) ... (story - uncredited)
 1939 Five Times Five (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1934 The Man with Two Faces (based on play: "The Dark Tower" by)
 1925 Bobbed Hair (story)
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 1941 Babes on Broadway
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 1935 The Scoundrel
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 1934 Mr. W's Little Game (Short)
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 1925 The Gold Rush (dedicatee - 1942 version)
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 1939 Five Times Five (Documentary short)
 1934 Gift of Gab
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 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
 1987 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Himself

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Book: "Two Gentlemen and a Lady" See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | See more »

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A hick town is one where there is no place to go where you shouldn't go. See more »


Theatre critic for the New York Times. See more »

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