Anita Loos

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Birthday
26, 1889
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Aug 18, 1981 (92)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1889
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Aug 18, 1981 (92)

About

Famous screenwriter and playwright, most recognized for penning the international hit, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which starred Marilyn Monroe.

Before Fame

She started her career as a stage actress, with her first appearance in the production, Quo Vadis at her father's request.

Trivia

By 1915, she'd sold over 100 scripts, most of which ended up produced.

Family Life

Her father was a relentless alcoholic and serial cheater.

Associated With

Like writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, she was obsessed with the Jazz Age and wrote her famous novel Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as a result.