Elaine Sterne Carrington was an American screenwriter, playwright, novelist and short story author who found her greatest success writing for radio. Carrington originated radio soap opera in 1932, and wrote more than 12,000 daily dramas during her long career. At one time she wrote three separate shows — Pepper Young's Family, When a Girl Marries and Rosemary — that each ran five times a week.
|Born||Elaine Sterne, June 14, 1891, New York, New York, U.S.|
|Died||May 4, 1958, New York, New York, U.S.|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, playwright, novelist, short story author, radio soap opera writer|
|Spouse||George Dart Carrington (m. 1920-1945, his death, 2 children)|
|IMDb||Elaine Carrington's IMDb|
Screenwriter who wrote more than 12,000 daily dramas during her lengthy career. She also wrote for three shows -- Pepper Young's Family, When a Girl Marries, and Rosemary -- which all aired at one time.
She graduated from Columbia University in 1920.
She was dubbed the 'Queen of Soapers' by the New York Times.
She died unmarried.
She and hotelier Andre Balazs both studied at Columbia University.
- American radio writers
- American women dramatists and playwrights
Latest information about Elaine Carrington updated on May 10 2021.