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Ring Lardner, Jr. Biography (1915-2000)
Full name, Ringgold Wilmer Lardner, Jr.; born August 19, 1915, in Chicago, IL; son of Ring W., Sr., (a writer and humorist) and Ellis (Abbott) Lardner; married Silvia Schulman, February 19, 1937 (divorced, 1945); married Frances Chaney (an actress), September 28, 1946; children: Peter, Ann, Katharine, Joseph, James. Addresses: AGENT--Jim Preminger Agency, 1650 Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024.
- Birth Details
- August 19, 1915
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Death Details
- October 31, 2000
- New York, New York
- (With Ian McLellan Hunter and Harvey Gates) Meet Dr. Christian, RKO, 1939.
- (with Hunter) The Courageous Dr. Christian, RKO, 1940.
- (with Michael Kanin) Woman of the Year, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1942.
- (with Kanin, Alexander Esway, and Robert Andrews) The Cross of Lorraine,MGM, 1944.
- (with Leopold Atlas) Tomorrow the World, United Artists, 1944.
- (with Albert Maltz) Cloak and Dagger, Warner Brothers, 1946.
- (with Philip Dunne) Forever Amber, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947.
- The Forbidden Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1949.
- Four Days Leave, Film Classics, 1950.
- (as Philip Rush; with Hunter and Pat Jackson) Virgin Island, 1959.
- (with Terry Southern) The Cincinnati Kid, MGM, 1965.
- M*A*S*H, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970.
- The Greatest, Columbia, 1977.
- Sir Lancelot, BBC.
- The Adventures of Robin Hood, BBC.
- The Ecstasy of Owen Muir, Cape, London, 1954, Cameron and Kahn, New York,1954.
- All for Love, Watt, 1985.
- The Lardners: My Family Remembered (autobiography), Harper and Row, 1976.
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