Woolcott, Alexander

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Alexander Woolcott
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Name
Woolcott, Alexander Gender: M
born on 19 January 1887 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Phalanx NJ, USA, 40n19, 74w08
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 29°00' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 03°05 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 04°39'



Biography

American journalist and tale-teller, a drama critic and a regular contributor to New Yorker magazine. He served as a radio broadcaster from 1929-1940 known as, "The Town Crier." He was notorious for his unusual personality and sharp tongue. He earned a reputation for the play that was based on his life, "The Man Who Came To Dinner," in which he played the lead.

Woolcott was one of four panelists on a New York radio discussion on 1/23/1943 when his failing heart grabbed his full attention. As he was helped from the studio, the heart attack was followed by a cerebral hemorrhage and he became paralyzed on the left side. By the time he reached the hospital, he was gone.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 21 June 1998 (President of Columbia)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Lose social status 1994 (Unsuccessful presidential campaign)
  • Death by Disease January 1943 (Heart and stroke, age 56 plus four days)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : New Career 1929 (Radio broadcaster, 11 years)

Source Notes

AO Science quotes him for the time of birth given over the radio on his 50th birthday. (Sabian Symbols No.988 gives 1876)

Categories

  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Fellow at Harvard University)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Drama)
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (New Yorker)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (The Town Crier)
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Heart problems)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Circulatory problems (Cerebral hemorrhage, terminal)

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