No photo available. Represent James Merrill? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 351,005 this week

James Merrill (I) (1926–1995)

Merrill won every major literary award, including the Pulitzer ("Divine Comedies, 1976) and two National Book Awards ("Nights and Days, " 1967 and "Mirabell: Books of Number, " 1978). In addition to poetry he wrote novels, plays and essays. A memoir titled "A Different Person" came out in 1993, and his 15th volume of poetry, "A Scattering of Salts... See full bio »


(age 68) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

The Best TV and Movies to Watch in May

Check out our editors' picks for the best movies and shows coming this month.

See the full list

Upcoming TV and Streaming Finales

Whether you watch weekly or want to join in for the big finish, get ready for these big Spring TV and streaming finales.

Watch the video

Related News

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 202 people
created 28 Sep 2011
a list of 3246 people
created 17 Apr 2012

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of James Merrill's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Lorenzo's Oil Symposium Doctor


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 1992 Lorenzo's Oil
Symposium Doctor

Did You Know?


Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 409-410. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed