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Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie (1946–2005), author, broadcaster, and musician

Libby Purves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Biographical Studies. 1542 words.

Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie (1946–2005), author, broadcaster, and musician, was born on 29 April 1946 at the Radcliffe Maternity Home, Oxford, the only child of Harry James...

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Clarke, Nicholas Campbell [Nick] (1948–2006), broadcaster and writer

David Hendy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Biographical Studies. 999 words.

Clarke, Nicholas Campbell [Nick] (1948–2006), broadcaster and writer, was born on 9 June 1948 at Mount Alvernia Nursing Home, Godalming, Surrey, the son of John Campbell Clarke, journalist,...

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Emerson, Edward Waldo

Carl L. Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Biographical Studies. 1409 words.

Emerson, Edward Waldo (10 July 1844–27 January 1930), editor and writer, was born in Concord, Massachusetts, the son of the essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson and his second wife, Lidian...

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Goodwin, Ruby Berkley

John E. Hallwas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Film; Biographical Studies. 771 words.

Goodwin, Ruby Berkley (17 October 1903–31 May 1961), actress and author, was born in Du Quoin, Illinois, the daughter of Braxton Berkley, a coal miner and union organizer, and Sophia Jane...

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Johnson, Osa

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Film; Education; Biographical Studies. 1168 words.

Johnson, Osa (14 March 1894–07 January 1953), author, lecturer, and film producer, was born Osa Helen Leighty in Chanute, Kansas, the daughter of William Sherman Leighty, a railroad...

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Nokes, David Leonard (1948–2009), biographer and literary scholar

Pat Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 938 words.

Nokes, David Leonard (1948–2009), biographer and literary scholar, was born in Paddington Hospital, London, on 11 March 1948, the son of Anthony John Nokes (1922–1999), a clerical officer...

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Osborne, John James (1929–1994), playwright and autobiographer

Michael Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Biographical Studies. 3754 words.

Osborne, John James (1929–1994), playwright and autobiographer, was born on 12 December 1929 at 2 Cookham Road, Fulham, west London, the only son of Thomas Godfrey Osborne (d. 1942), a...

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Skinner, Cornelia Otis

Marilyn Roberson Elkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film; Biographical Studies. 822 words.

Skinner, Cornelia Otis (30 May 1901–09 July 1979), author and actress, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Otis Skinner, a matinee idol, and Maud Durbin, an actress. After...

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Teichmann, Howard Miles

Tim Slover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Radio; Biographical Studies. 918 words.

Teichmann, Howard Miles (22 January 1916–07 July 1987), biographer and writer for stage, screen, and radio, was born in Chicago, Illinois. Teichmann graduated from the University of...

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Walker, Alexander Alfred (1930–2003), film critic and biographer

Philip French.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Biographical Studies. 1312 words.

Walker, Alexander Alfred (1930–2003), film critic and biographer, was born on 22 March 1930 at Carleton Home, Portadown, co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, the son of Alfred Walker, commercial...

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