George Cram Cook

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Birthday
7, 1873
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 14, 1924 (50)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1873
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 14, 1924 (50)

About

Playwright who co-founded the Provincetown Players and aided in the development of the American theater.

Before Fame

He taught literature at Stanford University but left academia to financially support his writing career through working as a farmer.

Trivia

He and his wife started the Provincetown Players in order to produce their jointly-written play, "Suppressed Desires." Eventually, the organization expanded to find and support other, budding playwrights.

Family Life

He was married to novelist and playwright, Susan Glaspell.

Associated With

It was with Provincetown Players that dramatist Eugene O'Neill staged his career-launching plays.