Hervey Allen

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Birthday
8, 1889
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Dec 28, 1949 (60)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1889
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Dec 28, 1949 (60)

About

An American author, he is best known for his 1933 work, Anthony Adverse, which was made into a film that was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and that starred Fredric March. Allen's other literary works include Bedford Village, Toward the Morning, and The City in the Dawn.

Before Fame

He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Trivia

He attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Family Life

He settled in Coconut Grove, Florida with his wife Annette. He died of a heart attack at the age of sixty.

Associated With

He wrote Israfel, a biography of Edgar Allan Poe.

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