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Damon Runyon

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American author who wrote brief stories celebrating the Broadway of Fresh York’s post- Prohibition era. His tales inspired the favorite musical, Men and Dolls. He enlisted in the U.S. Military to battle in the Spanish-American Battle in 1898. He also got a career like a journalist, and it is credited using the syndicated content proclaiming the 1933 inauguration of U.S. Chief executive Franklin D. Roosevelt. His brief stories inspired many movies and musicals, including Small Miss Marker. He wedded Ellen Egan, as well as the few had a girl and a boy before splitting in 1928. His second relationship was to Patrice Amati del Grande (who ultimately remaining him for another guy). After Runyon passed away of throat tumor, his friend and fellow journalist, Walter Winchell, helped set up a business to fight tumor.

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Date Of Birth October 4, 1880
Died December 10, 1946, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Kansas
Height 1.88 m
Profession Essayist
Nationality American
Spouse Patrice Amati del Grande, Ellen Runyon
Children Damon Runyon, Jr., Mary Runyon
Parents Alfred Lee Runyan, Elizabeth Damon Runyan
Movies Guys and Dolls, Lady for a Day, Pocketful of Miracles, Little Miss Marker, A Slight Case of Murder, The Big Street, Sorrowful Jones, Johnny One-Eye, Bloodhounds of Broadway, Hold 'Em Yale, 40 Pounds of Trouble, Stop, You're Killing Me, Professional Soldier, Midnight Alibi, Three Wise Guys, Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President, Miracles, The Lemon Drop Kid, Racing Lady, A Very Honorable Guy, It Ain't Hay, Princess O'Hara, The Three Wise Guys
TV Shows Star Trek: Discovery, Gangland Undercover
Star Sign Libra

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anon2017post-productionJesper Nix
Frigid2016Short completedVincent
Sound of Christmas2016TV MovieTravis McKinley
Gangland Undercover2015-2016TV SeriesCharles Falco
Prisoner X2016Fischer
Valentine Ever After2016TV MovieGavin
I Have Your Children2016TV MovieHamilton
One Starry Christmas2014TV MovieLuke Shelton
Midnight Masquerade2014TV MovieEmmett Higgins
Haven2014TV SeriesJeffrey Doohan
The Listener2014TV SeriesFinn Nightingale
Dead of Winter2014John Garber
The Husband She Met Online2013TV MovieRyan Miller
Lost Girl2013TV SeriesRoman Tyresius
Cassidy2012ShortCassidy Denver
Call Me Fitz2012TV SeriesCop
Nikita2012TV SeriesCarl
Crackmas2012ShortCharles
Covert Affairs2011TV SeriesGerry
Mistletoe Over Manhattan2011TV MovieParker
Against the Wall2011TV SeriesOwen Spencer
Another Man's Wife2011TV MovieAl Paunovic
Triple A2011ShortDicky
Webdultery2010Dylan
The Bridge2010TV SeriesCarl Harbin
Cra$h & Burn2010TV SeriesFireman
Degrassi: The Next Generation2009TV SeriesCoach Carson
On the Other Hand, Death2008Andrew McWhirter
Whispers and Lies2008TV MovieKevin Watson
Supernatural2006-2008TV SeriesUnknown / Jenny's Boyfriend
Smallville2007TV SeriesJackson
Adam & Eve & Steve2006ShortSteve
G-Spot2006TV SeriesMichael
Cheaper by the Dozen 22005Tennis Pro
Code Breakers2005TV MovieFirstie
Kevin Hill2004TV SeriesOfficer Perkins
The Newsroom2004TV SeriesSteve
Queer as Folk2003TV SeriesHot Dude
Soul Food2002TV SeriesCameraman

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cassidy2012Short
Crackmas2012Short
Fade In2011/IIShort
Triple A2011Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cassidy2012Short
Crackmas2012Short
Fade In2011/IIShort
Triple A2011Short

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Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cassidy2012Short co-producer
Fade In2011/IIShort associate producer

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