Ring Lardner

American writer (1885–1933) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ringgold Wilmer Lardner (March 6, 1885[1] – September 25, 1933) was an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical writings on sports, marriage, and the theatre. His contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, and F. Scott Fitzgerald all professed strong admiration for his writing, and author John O'Hara directly attributed his understanding of dialogue to him.

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Ring Lardner
Lardner in 1921
BornRinggold Wilmer Lardner
(1885-03-06)March 6, 1885
Niles, Michigan, United States
DiedSeptember 25, 1933(1933-09-25) (aged 48)
East Hampton, New York, United States
OccupationWriter, journalist
SpouseEllis Abbot
ChildrenJohn, James, Ring Jr., and David