Gene Markey

War Hero

Birthday December 11, 1895

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Michigan

DEATH DATE May 1, 1980 (84)

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Screenwriter and decorated naval officer. He was presented with France's Legion of Honor and Italy's Star of Solidarity during his life of service.

Before Fame

In 1918, he graduated from Dartmouth College.


He helped the troops win the Battle of Belleau Wood during World War I.

Family Life

He married four times; the last time to Lucille Wright.

Associated With

Like actress Mindy Kaling, he studied at Dartmouth.