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Also Known As: John Henry O'Hara, Franey Delaney Died: April 11, 1970
Born: January 31, 1905 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: novelist, screenwriter, short story writer, press agent, critic, railroad freight clerk, gas meter reader, amusement park guard, steel mill worker, boat steward, evaluating engineer, newspaper reporter, soda jerk

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Get Outta Town (1960) Drunk
2.
 The General Died at Dawn (1936) Reporter
3.
 Too Busy to Work (1932) Under sheriff
4.
5.
 An Enemy to Society (1915) Alderman McKenna
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1924:
Began career as a journalist for the <i>Pottsville Journal</i> in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Moved to Chicago; worked various jobs
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Settled in NYC; worked as a journalist, columnist and critic for various newspapers; occasionally wrote under the pseudonym Franey Delaney
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Worked as a staff reporter for <i>Time</i>
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Became a press agent for Warner Bros.
1934:
Published first novel "Appointment at Samarra"
1935:
Put under contract as a screenwriter by Paramount (date approximate)
1936:
Appeared in the film "The General Died at Dawn" as a reporter
1940:
Wrote novel "Pal Joey"
1941:
Penned libretto for stage musical version of "Pal Joey" with score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
1955:
Wrote novel "Ten North Frederick"
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Education

Niagara Prepatory School: Niagara Falls , New York -

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wife:
Helen Petit. Married in 1931; divorced in 1933.
wife:
Belle Mulford Wylie. Married from December 3, 1937 until her death in January 1954.
wife:
Katherine Barnes Bryan. Married from January 31, 1955 until his death.

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father:
Patrick Henry O'Hara. Physician. Died suddenly when O'Hara was still a teenager.
mother:
Katherine Elizabeth O'Hara.
daughter:
Wylie Delaney O'Hara. Mother, Belle Mulford Wylie.

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