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James Thurber (I) (1894–1961)


James Grover Thurber was born in 1894 in Columbus, Ohio. He began his career as a reporter for the Columbus Evening Dispatch. He became known for his work on The New Yorker, where he was a writer and a cartonist. His most famous story is "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". See full bio »
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 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (based on the short story by)
 2009 A Unicorn in the Garden (Short) (short story)
 2008 Mr. Pringle Gets Rid of His Wife (Short) (story)
 2003 Mr. Preble Gets Rid of His Wife (Short) (story)
 1984 Hochu lunu (Short) (novel "Many Moons")
 1980 The Greatest Man in the World (TV Movie) (story)
 1973 Many Moons (Short) (story)
 1972 The War Between Men and Women (writings)
  My World and Welcome to It (TV Series) (writings - 15 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (based on the writings of - 11 episodes, 1969)
- Child's Play (1970) ... (writings)
- Monroe the Mysogynist (1970) ... (writings)
- The Fourth Estate (1970) ... (writings)
- The Wooing of Mr. Monroe (1970) ... (writings)
- Rules for a Happy Marriage (1970) ... (writings)
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Male Animal (1968) ... (play)
 1966 Alice of Wonderland in Paris (story "Many Moons")
 1963 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series) (story "The Great Quillow" - 1 episode)
- Quillow and the Giant (1963) ... (story "The Great Quillow")
 1963 Parade (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Many Moons (1963) ... (short story)
 1962 Cilali Ibo rüyalar aleminde (story "Secret Life of Walter Mitty" - uncredited)
 1962 Playdate (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Quillow and the Giant (TV Movie) (book "The Great Quillow")
 1961 Quest (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Last Clock (1961) ... (short story)
 1960 The Battle of the Sexes (short story "The Catbird Seat")
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Thirteen Clocks (1960) ... (story)
 1959 Der Mann im Manne (TV Movie) (novel)
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Christabel (1959) ... (story)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Greatest Man in the World (1958) ... (short story)
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- One Is a Wanderer (1958) ... (story)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Male Animal (1958) ... (play)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Greatest Man in the World (1957) ... (story)
 1956 The Male Animal (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Catbird Seat (1956) ... (story)
 1956 On Camera (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Night the Ghost Got In (1956) ... (story)
 1955 For Schools and Colleges: Drama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Remarkable Case of Mr. Bruhl (1955) ... (writer)
  Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1955) (novel - 1 episode, 1952) (play - 1 episode, 1950)
- Mr. & Mrs. Monroe (1955) ... (story)
- The Greatest Man in the World (1953) ... (story)
- The Catbird Seat (1952) ... (novel)
- The Male Animal (1950) ... (play)
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Fred Allen's Sketchbook (1954) ... (story)
  Omnibus (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (short story - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Remarkable Case of Mr. Bruhl (1954) ... (story - segment "The Remarkable Case of Mr. Bruhl")
- Glory in the Flower (1953) ... (short story - segment "The Little Kitty Stayed Cool")
- A Tale of Two Cities (1953) ... (story - segment "Figgerin' of Aunt Wilma")
 1953 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Thirteen Clocks (1953) ... (story)
 1953 The Unicorn in the Garden (Short) (story)
 1953 Many Moons (TV Short) (story)
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- You Can Look It Up (1952) ... (story)
 1948 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Night the Ghost Got In (1948) ... (story)
- The Catbird Seat (1948) ... (story)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (from a story by)
 1942 The Male Animal (from the play by)
 1941 Rise and Shine (story "My Life and Hard Times")
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Other Works:

Story: "The Catbird Seat" (filmed as Actor's Studio: The Catbird Seat (1948), Matinee Theatre: The Catbird Seat (1956), The Battle of the Sexes (1960)). See more »

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Personal Quote:

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. See more »

Trivia:

Suffered from insomnia. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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