Richard Connell

Writer, Author

1893 – 1949

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Who was Richard Connell?

Richard Edward Connell Jr. was an American author and journalist probably best remembered for his short story "The Most Dangerous Game". Connell was one of the most popular American short story writers of his time, and his stories were published in The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's magazines. He had equal success as a journalist and screenwriter, and was nominated for an Academy Award during 1942 for best original story for the movie Meet John Doe.

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Born
Oct 17, 1893
Poughkeepsie
Also known as
  • R.E. Connell
  • R.E. Cornell
  • Richard Edward Connell Jr.
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
Died
Nov 22, 1949
Beverly Hills

Submitted
on July 23, 2013