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Alexander Woollcott
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott is an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine, a member of the Algonquin Roundtable, an occasional actor and playwright, and a prominent radio personality. . It inspired Sheridan Whiteside, the main character in George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's The Man Who Came to Dinner, and the less popular character Waldo Lydecker in the Laura movie. Woollcott believes he is the inspiration for the talented and eccentric detective of his friend Rex Stout, Nero Wolfe, an idea Stout has denied.
BornJanuary 19, 1887, Colts Neck Township, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedJanuary 23, 1943, New York City, U.S.
Resting placeHamilton College (New York)
OccupationDrama critic, essayist, playwright, editor, actor, raconteur, radio personality
Alma materHamilton College
RelativesWilliam W. Woollcott (brother)

About Alexander Woollcott

Journalist Alexander Woollcott was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, United States on January 19, 1887. He dies at the age of 56, on January 23, 1943.

For The New Yorker, he was a reviewer and commentator who also published detailed assessments of many Broadway productions.

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Alexander Woollcott before becoming famous

Alexander Woollcott was born in the Zodiac sign Capricorn (The Sea-Goat), and 1887 is also the year of Pig (豬) in the Chinese Zodiac.

As a child, he enjoyed reading Novelist Charles Dickens' books.

Achievement of Alexander Woollcott

His assessment of the Marx Brothers' Broadway debut, I'll Say She Is, boosted the group's popularity and led to him becoming friends with Movie Actor Harpo Marx for life.

Alexander Woollcott's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

William Woollcott, his brother, was his childhood companion.

Alexander Woollcott on Social Media

Alexander Woollcott Collabed with

He was a member of the illustrious Algonquin Round Table, a group of critics, performers, and authors that convened every day for lunch in New York with Poet Dorothy Parker from 1919 to 1929.

Alexander Woollcott Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Alexander Woollcott updated on March 08 2023.