Marcus Goodrich

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Marcus A. Goodrich
Born (1897-11-28)November 28, 1897
San Antonio, Texas, U.S
Died October 20, 1991(1991-10-20) (aged 93)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Screenwriter, novelist
Notable work Delilah
Spouse(s) Olivia de Havilland
(m. 1946; div. 1953)
Children 1

Marcus Aurelius Goodrich (November 28, 1897 – October 20, 1991) was an American screenwriter and novelist. He was the first husband of actress Olivia de Havilland. Their only son Benjamin was born on 1 December 1949. Before he was married to Elizabeth Norton, Henriette Alice McCrea-Metcalf, Caroline Sleeth, Renee Oakman.[1][2]

He associated with the Ernest Hemingway group in Paris and was a protégé of Philip Wylie. He is best known for his 1941 novel Delilah.


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  2. ^ "The longest story never told: An enigmatic author puzzles over his sequel - 12 Dec 1982, Sun • Page 295". Chicago Tribune: 295. 1982. Retrieved 8 January 2018.