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Alexander Woollcott (1887–1943)

Alexander Woollcott was born on January 19, 1887 in Phalanx, New Jersey, USA as Alexander Humphreys Woollcott. He was a writer and actor, known for The Dark Tower (1943), The Man with Two Faces (1934) and Bobbed Hair (1925). He died on January 23, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Bobbed Hair Writer


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 1977 Three Piece Suite (TV Series) (adapted from a story by: Entrance Fee - 1 episode)
- Bitter Suite/Entrance Fee/Public Lives (1977) ... (adapted from a story by: Entrance Fee)
  TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (based upon an article by - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Archer-Shee Case (1955) ... (based upon an article by)
- Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts (1955) ... (story)
 1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Into Thin Air (1955) ... (story - uncredited)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Dark Tower (1950) ... (play)
 1943 The Dark Tower (based on the play by - as Alexander Woolcott)
 1939 Five Times Five (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1934 The Man with Two Faces (based on play: "The Dark Tower" by)
 1925 Bobbed Hair (story)
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 1941 Babes on Broadway
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 1935 The Scoundrel
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 1934 Gift of Gab
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 1934 Mr. W's Little Game (Short)
Mr. W
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 1925 The Gold Rush (dedicatee - 1942 version)
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 1939 Five Times Five (Documentary short)
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 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
 1987 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Harold Sigrift") in "Brief Moment" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Production Design by Jo Mielziner. Produced / directed by Guthrie McClintic. Belasco Theatre: 9 Nov 1931-Feb 1932 (closing date unknown/129 performances). Cast: Francine Larrimore, Louis Calhern (as "Cass Worthing"), Robert Douglas (... See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alexander Woolcott

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All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal, or fattening. See more »


Died while participating in an on-air round-table discussion on the war with Germany. See more »

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