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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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Filmography

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 1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Into Thin Air (1955) ... (story - uncredited)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts (1955) ... (story)
 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
Vanderveer Veyden
 1934 Mr. W's Little Game (Short)
Mr. W
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 1925 The Gold Rush (dedicatee - 1942 version)
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 1939 Five Times Five (Documentary short)
Commentary
 1934 Gift of Gab
Himself
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 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
Himself
 1987 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Harold Sigrift") in "Brief Moment" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Production Design by Jo Mielziner. Produced / directed by Guthrie McClintic. Belasco Theatre: 9 Nov 1931-Feb 1932 (closing date unknown/129 performances). Cast: Francine Larrimore, Louis Calhern (as "Cass Worthing"), Robert Douglas (... See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I do not know whether George Gershwin was born into this world to write rhythms for Fred Astaire's feet or whether Fred Astaire was born into this world to show how the Gershwin music should really be danced. But surely they were written in the same key, these two. See more »

Trivia:

Portrayed by Jock Livingston in "Star.". See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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