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John Van Druten

Playwright John Van Druten

Profession: Playwright


Why Famous: I Remember Mama, I am a Camera

Born: June 1, 1901
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: December 19, 1957 (aged 56)

Historical Events

  • 1932-02-15 John Van Druten's "There's Always Juliet" premieres in NYC
  • 1934-09-25 John Van Druten's "Distaff Side" premieres in NYC
  • 1940-12-23 John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance" premieres in NYC
  • 1943-12-08 John Van Druten's "Voice of the Turtle" premieres in NYC
  • 1944-10-19 John Van Druten's "I Remember Mama" premieres in NYC
  • 1951-11-28 John Van Druten's "I am a Camera" premieres in NYC

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