Clay M. Greene

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Clay M. Greene
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Born Clay Meredith Greene
(1850-03-12)March 12, 1850
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died May 9, 1933(1933-05-09) (aged 83)
San Francisco, California
Occupation Playwright
Spouse(s) Laura H. Robinson (First) Alice Randolph Wheeler (Second)
Parent(s) William Greene (1812-1871)
Anne Fisk (1830-1901)
Relatives Harry Ashland Greene (brother)

Clay Meredith Greene (March 12, 1850 - September 5, 1933) was an American playwright.[1]


He was born on March 12, 1850 in San Francisco, California to William Harrison Greene (1812-1871) and Anne Elizabeth Fisk (1830-1901). He studied at Santa Clara University and was part of the graduating class of 1869.[2][3][4] He was author to fifty plays and opera liberettos. He was known for such plays as M'liss, Struck Oil, Blue Beard, Little Trooper, and The Golden Giant.[5][6]

He died on September 5, 1933 in San Francisco, California.[1]

Filmography as a Writer[edit]

  • M'Liss - 1918
  • Struck Oil
  • Blue Beard
  • Little Trooper
  • The Golden Giant
  • The Climbers - 1915
  • The Fortune Hunter - 1914
  • The House Next Door - 1914
  • Verses of Love, Sentiment and Friendship - 1921


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