This Biography is about one of the best Writers Don Marquis including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…
|Biography Of Don Marquis|
|Real Name||Don Marquis|
|Nick Name||Don Marquis|
|Personal life of Don Marquis|
|Born on||29 July 1878|
|Died At Age||59|
|Born in||Walnut, Illinois|
|Died on||29 December 1937|
|Place of death||New York City|
|Family Background of Don Marquis|
|Spouses/Partners||Reina Melcher, Marjorie Potts Vonnegut|
|Children||Robert (1915-1921), Barbara (1918-1931)|
|Education||Walnut High School Knox Academy|
|Personal Fact of Don Marquis|
Don Marquis was a renowned newspaper columnist, journalist and novelist of America. Some of his books include Cruise of the Jasper B, Pandora Lifts the Lid and so on. As a skilled humorist, he introduced popular characters like Archy the cockroach and Mehitabel the Alley Cat to express his opinion on various issues in a humorous way. In an attempt to ridicule the U.S. Constitution’s amendment regarding prohibition of sale and consumption of alcoholic products, he created the character of Old Soak through his Sun Dial column of The Evening Sun newspaper.
This specific column became popular for its perfect combination of quips, commentary and humorous verse. Through this column, he ridiculed several personalities of that era. The character of Old Soak became so popular that a Broadway play was made on it. Moreover, this fictional character acted as an inspiration for a silent film, talkie and a radio drama.
He became a finalist for three times for the O. Henry Memorial Prize for his remarkable creation of short fiction. As author of 35 books, he co-wrote for the films like The Spots Pages, Shinbone Alley, The Good Old Soak and Skippy. The story of the film The Cruise of the Jasper B is loosely based on one of his novels.
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