George Jean Nathan was an American drama critic and magazine editor. He worked closely with H. L. Mencken, bringing the literary magazine The Smart Set to prominence as an editor, and co-founding and editing The American Mercury and The American Spectator.
|Born:||February 14, 1882, Fort Wayne, Indiana|
|Died:||April 08, 1958, New York, NY|
|Occupation:||Drama critic, magazine editor|
About George Jean Nathan
An American writer, editor, and drama critic, he helped bring the magazine, The Smart Set, to prominence. He also edited The American Mercury.
George Jean Nathan Before Fame
He graduated from Cornell University and worked as an editor for the Cornell Daily Sun. Upon his graduation, he became a New York-based theater critic.
Achievement of George Jean Nathan
The George Jean Nathan Award is named after him.
George Jean Nathan Family Life
He was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. A well-known ladies' man, he finally married
Associations of George Jean Nathan
Actress Marilyn Monroe starred in the film, All About Eve, which featured a womanizing character based on George Jean Nathan.
Information related to George Jean Nathan
- Writers from Fort Wayne, Indiana
- American theater critics
- Progressive Era in the United States