Home / Biography / Allen Drury

Allen Drury

Biography

A Twentieth-century American fiction article writer, he is most widely known for his 1959 book, Advise and Consent, which received the Pulitzer Award in 1960. Ahead of pursuing a profession being a novelist, he offered in the U.S. Military simply because an infantry soldier. He gained a Sigma Delta Chi Prize from the Culture of Professional Journalists for his editorial composing. He was a descendant of Hugh Drury and Lydia Grain. He never wedded. He respected the political profession of Robert Taft.

Quick Facts


Full Name Allen Drury
Date Of Birth September 2, 1918
Died September 2, 1998, San Francisco, California, United States
Place Of Birth Texas
Profession Novelist
Education Stanford University
Nationality American
Parents Alden Monteith Drury, Flora Allen
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Movies Advise & Consent
Star Sign Virgo

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Newspaper correspondent who became fulltime novelist. His first novel, "Advise and Consent," won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Advise & Consent1962novel

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Advise & Consent1962technical adviser

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Merv Griffin Show1963TV SeriesHimself

Looks like we don't have awards information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have quotes information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have trademarks information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have pictures. Sorry!

Check Also

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

A nineteenth-century American poet, novelist, and editor, he’s most widely known for THE STORYPLOT of …