Patrick Dennis

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Birthday
18, 1921
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Nov 6, 1976 (55)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1921
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Nov 6, 1976 (55)

About

A twentieth-century American novelist, he is best known for Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade. He published a sequel, Around the World with Auntie Mame, in 1958.

Before Fame

He joined the American Field Service during World War II and worked in North Africa and the Middle East as an ambulance driver.

Trivia

The first edition of Auntie Mame spent 112 weeks on American bestseller lists and sold over 2,000,000 copies in five different languages.

Family Life

He grew up in Illinois. With his wife, Louise Stickney, he had two children.

Associated With

After retiring from writing, Dennis worked as a butler for McDonald's restaurant founder Ray Kroc.

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