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Dorothy Parker

Short Story Writer Dorothy Parker

Profession: Short Story Writer

United States of America

Why Famous: Enough Rope, Sunset Gun, A Star Is Born

Born: August 22, 1893
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo

Died: June 7, 1967 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1950-08-17 Short story writer Dorothy Parker (57) weds screenwriter Alan Campbell (46)

Historical Events

  • 1954-10-21 Dorothy Parker/Arnaud d'Usseau's "Ladies of the Corridor" premieres

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