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Robert Benchley
  • Name: Robert Benchley
  • Born: 09/15/1889
  • Died: 11/21/1945 (56 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer, critic, film director

Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at The Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, through his many years writing essays and articles for Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and his acclaimed short films, Benchley’s style of humor brought him respect and success during his life, from his peers at the Algonquin Round Table in New York City to contemporaries in the burgeoning film industry.

Birth Name: Robert Charles Benchley

Genre: Deadpan, Parody, Surreal humour

Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.

Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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