Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, through his many years writing essays and articles for Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and his acclaimed short films, Benchley's style of humor brought him respect and success during his life, from New York City and his peers at the Algonquin Round Table to contemporaries in the burgeoning film industry.

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  • Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, through his many years writing essays and articles for Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and his acclaimed short films, Benchley's style of humor brought him respect and success during his life, from New York City and his peers at the Algonquin Round Table to contemporaries in the burgeoning film industry. Benchley is best remembered for his contributions to The New Yorker, where his essays, whether topical or absurdist, influenced many modern humorists. He also made a name for himself in Hollywood, when his short film How to Sleep was a popular success and won Best Short Subject at the 1935 Academy Awards, and through his many memorable appearances in films such as Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent (1940) and Nice Girl? (1941). His legacy includes written work and numerous short film appearances. (en)
  • Robert Charles Benchley est un humoriste, acteur, journaliste et scénariste américain né le 15 septembre 1889 à Worcester (Massachusetts) et mort le 21 novembre 1945 à New York (New York) . (fr)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (15 de septiembre de 1889, Worcester, Massachusetts - 21 de noviembre de 1945, Nueva York) fue un actor, crítico teatral y humorista estadounidense. Es el abuelo de Peter Benchley, autor de la obra escrita Tiburón. Se graduó en la Universidad Harvard y rápidamente pasó a formar parte del personal laboral de la publicación Life en 1920. Fue miembro de la Algonquin Round Table, desempeñándose como crítico escénico para la revista The New Yorker de 1929 a 1940 y donde escribió bajo el seudónimo de Guy Fawkes. Interpretó varios papeles secundarios en muchas películas, pero es mejor conocido por sus más de 40 cortometrajes como How to Sleep, corto ganador de un premio Oscar en 1934. (es)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (* 15. September 1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts; † 21. November 1945 in New York City, New York) war ein US-amerikanischer Humorist, Theaterkritiker und Schauspieler. (de)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (Worcester, 15 de setembro de 1889 – Nova Iorque, 21 de novembro de 1945) foi um humorista, colunista de jornal, ator e editor de dramas norte-americano. (pt)
  • Robert Benchley (ur. 15 września 1889, zm. 21 listopada 1945) – amerykański aktor i scenarzysta filmowy. (pl)
  • Роберт Бенчли (англ. Robert Benchley; 15 сентября 1889, Вустер — 21 ноября 1945, Нью-Йорк) — американский журналист, актёр и сценарист. (ru)
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  • Robert Charles Benchley est un humoriste, acteur, journaliste et scénariste américain né le 15 septembre 1889 à Worcester (Massachusetts) et mort le 21 novembre 1945 à New York (New York) . (fr)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (* 15. September 1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts; † 21. November 1945 in New York City, New York) war ein US-amerikanischer Humorist, Theaterkritiker und Schauspieler. (de)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (Worcester, 15 de setembro de 1889 – Nova Iorque, 21 de novembro de 1945) foi um humorista, colunista de jornal, ator e editor de dramas norte-americano. (pt)
  • Robert Benchley (ur. 15 września 1889, zm. 21 listopada 1945) – amerykański aktor i scenarzysta filmowy. (pl)
  • Роберт Бенчли (англ. Robert Benchley; 15 сентября 1889, Вустер — 21 ноября 1945, Нью-Йорк) — американский журналист, актёр и сценарист. (ru)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, through his many years writing essays and articles for Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and his acclaimed short films, Benchley's style of humor brought him respect and success during his life, from New York City and his peers at the Algonquin Round Table to contemporaries in the burgeoning film industry. (en)
  • Robert Charles Benchley (15 de septiembre de 1889, Worcester, Massachusetts - 21 de noviembre de 1945, Nueva York) fue un actor, crítico teatral y humorista estadounidense. Es el abuelo de Peter Benchley, autor de la obra escrita Tiburón. (es)
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