Nathaniel Benchley

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Birthday
13, 1915
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Dec 14, 1981 (66)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1915
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Dec 14, 1981 (66)

About

Novelist and screenwriter who wrote a biography of Humphrey Bogart.

Before Fame

He served in the US Navy prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, as a public relations officer, and and was on convoy duty in the Atlantic on destroyers and patrol crafts.

Trivia

He is also the author of Welcome to Xanadu and his son Peter wrote both the book and screenplay of Jaws.

Family Life

He came from a literary family and his father Robert was a humorist and critic who helped found the famous Algonquin Round Table.

Associated With

His father was journalist Robert Benchley.