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H.L. Mencken (1880–1956)

H.L. Mencken was born on September 12, 1880 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Henry Louis Mencken. He was a writer and actor, known for Good Night Valentino (2003), Mitzi & Mencken (2008) and Camille (1926). He was married to Sara Powell Haardt. He died on January 29, 1956 in Baltimore. See full bio »

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Known For

Good Night Valentino
(2003)
Mitzi & Mencken
(2008)
Camille
Camille Andrew Volstead
(1926)

Filmography

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 2008 Mitzi & Mencken (Video documentary short)
 2003 Good Night Valentino (Short) (article: "Valentino")
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 1926/II Camille (Short)
Andrew Volstead
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 2007 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Sister Aimee (2007) ... Himself
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book. "Prejudices: Fourth Series." New York: Knopf. 1924 See more »

Publicity Listings:

40 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 10 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Rudolph Valentino] He was essentially a highly respectable young man; his predicament touched me. Here was one who was catnip to women, he had youth and fame, and yet he was very unhappy. See more »

Trivia:

Was the lead reporter at the infamous Scopes Monkey Trial. See more »

Nickname:

The Sage of Baltimore See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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