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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. "George Bernard Shaw: His Plays." Boston: Luce, 1905. See more »

Publicity Listings:

40 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 9 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know. See more »

Trivia:

Edited two magazines in New York with drama critic George Jean Nathan while commuting to and from Baltimore where he kept up his column at the Baltimore Sun. The first magazine was The Smart Set, the second The American Mercury, in which Mencken brought to attention dozens of writers destined for fame. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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