BirthdayDecember 8, 1894
BirthplaceColumbus, USA

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  1. About James Thurber

    Full name: James Thurber
    Also known as: James Grover Thurber, Thurber, James Grover
    Professions: American writer, editor, cartoonist, humorist
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Humorist

  2. James Thurber Known for

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), My World and Welcome to It (1969), The Male Animal (1942)

  3. James Thurber Death information

    Died: Thursday, 2nd of November, 1961 (Age: 66)

  4. James Thurber Biography

    James Grover Thurber (December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961) was an American cartoonist, author, journalist, playwright, and celebrated wit. Thurber was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine and collected in his numerous books. One of the most popular humorists of his time, Thurber celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people. In collaboration with his college friend, Elliott Nugent, he wrote the Broadway comedy, The Male Animal, later adapted into a film, which starred Henry Fonda and Olivia de Havilland.

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