Douglas Kenney

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Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
West Palm Beach, FL
Death Date
Aug 27, 1980 (33)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
West Palm Beach, FL
Death Date
Aug 27, 1980 (33)

About

Writer and actor who created an entirely new form of satirical literature when he founded the National Lampoon magazine in 1970. He also co-wrote and produced the classic comedy films Animal House and Caddyshack.

Before Fame

He and his fellow Harvard student created a magazine with dark, sophomoric and vulgar humor, which proved a hit with the campus.

Trivia

After selling his magazine for $7 million, he went on to produce Nation Lampoon's Animal House, where he appeared briefly as the frat brother 'Stork.'

Family Life

He grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was briefly married to Alexandra Appleton Garcia-Mata from 1970 until 1973.

Associated With

His brand of satire went on to influence future popular comedians like Jon Stewart.