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Overview (2)

Born in Glencoe, Illinois, USA
Died in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Archibald Macleish was born on May 7, 1892 in Glencoe, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Shortcut to Happiness (2003), Sunday Showcase (1959) and John Keats: His Life and Death (1973). He was married to Ada Hitchcock. He died on April 20, 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Spouse (1)

Ada Hitchcock (21 June 1916 - 20 April 1982) ( his death) ( 4 children)

Trivia (8)

Librarian of Congress (1939 - 1944)
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1959 for his play, "J.B",written the previous year.
American poet.
Uncle of Bruce Dern.
In 1959, won two Tony Awards for "J.B.": as Best Author (Dramatic) and also as author of the Best Play winner.
Uncle of Rod MacLeish.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 534-537. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
Great grand uncle of Macleish Day.

Personal Quotes (1)

Most of us are half in love with this dead girl we call by her first name.

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