Edward Bartlett Cormack

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Birthday
19, 1898
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Sep 26, 1942 (44)
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Birthday
19, 1898
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Sep 26, 1942 (44)

About

American actor, playwright, screenwriter, and producer who wrote the famous play, The Racket, in 1927.

Before Fame

He was raised in Chicago by Scottish immigrants and attended the University of Chicago but was expelled after devoting too much time to theatre.

Trivia

He wrote the 1927 Broadway play The Racket, which featured Edward G. Robinson in his first gangster role.

Family Life

He married Adelaide Maurine Bledsoe, the daughter of Santa Fe Railroad president Samuel Bledsoe.

Associated With

His play Hey Diddle Diddle premiered in Princeton in 1937, which starred Lucille Ball.

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