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Also Known As: Robert Charles Benchley Died: November 21, 1945
Born: September 15, 1889 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Profession: humorist, author, actor, critic, screenwriter, journalist

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Road to Utopia (1946) Narrator
2.
 Blue Skies (1946) Business man
3.
 Janie Gets Married (1946) John Van Brunt
4.
 The Bride Wore Boots (1946) Tod Warren
5.
 Snafu (1945) Ben Stevens
6.
 The Stork Club (1945) Tom Curtis
7.
 Kiss and Tell (1945) Uncle George Archer
8.
 Duffy's Tavern (1945)
9.
 Pan-Americana (1945) Charlie Corker
10.
 It's in the Bag! (1945) Parker
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Education

Harvard University: Cambridge , Massachusetts -

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wife:
Gertrude Darling. Married June 6, 1914.

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"Laughter's Gentle Soul: The Life of Robert Benchley" W.W. Norton & Co.

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Was managing editor of "Vanity Fair" magazine, then a columnist for the New York "World." From 1920-29, he was drama editor of "Life" magazine and later became theater critic for "The New Yorker" magazine. In 1935, he won an Academy Award for best short subject, "How To Sleep."

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