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Ring Lardner, Jr.

Ring Lardner, Jr.AKA Ringgold Wilmer Lardner Jr.

Born: 19-Aug-1915
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 31-Oct-2000
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Screenwriter, M*A*S*H

Father: Ring Lardner (author, b. 1885, d. 1933)
Mother: Ellis Abbott
Brother: John Lardner

    High School: Phillips Academy Andover (1932)

    Citizens Committee for the Defence of Mexican-American Youth
    Communist Party USA (1936)
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League
    Hollywood Writers Mobilisation Against the War
    Screen Writers Guild Board of Trustees
    HUAC Hearings
    Contempt of Congress 24-Nov-1947
    Hollywood Blacklist
    Assisted by the ACLU
    Inmate: Danbury Prison (1950-51)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
The Lardners: My Family Remembered (1976)
I'd Hate Myself in the Morning: A Memoir (2000, memoir)

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