Dorothy Parker

Born Aug 22, 1893

Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles. From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Following the breakup of the circle, Parker traveled to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting.… Read More

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1893 Birth Born on August 22, 1893.


1967 74 Years Old Parker died on June 7, 1967, of a heart attack at the age of 73. … Read More
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