Robert Nathan

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Birthday
2, 1894
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 25, 1985 (91)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1894
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 25, 1985 (91)

About

An American fiction writer and poet, he is known for such novels as The Bishop's Wife and Portrait of Jennie, both of which were adapted into films. His other works include Morning in Iowa (poems) and The Clock (screenplay).

Before Fame

He attended Harvard University for several years, but dropped out to work at an advertising agency.

Trivia

He published several children's books, including The Adventures of Tapiola and The Snowflake and the Starfish.

Family Life

He was born to a Sephardic Jewish family in New York City. He married Anna Lee in 1970.

Associated With

He was related to the poet Emma Lazarus.