Farrell, Henry

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Farrell, Henry Gender: M
Charles Henry Myers
born on 27 September 1920 at 01:55 (= 01:55 AM )
Place Madera, California, 36n58, 120w04
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°59' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 25°47 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 14°53'


American novelist and screenwriter, best known as the author of the renowned gothic horror story "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" (1960), which was made into a film starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

With Lukas Heller, he co-wrote the screenplay for "Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte" (1964), starring Davis and Olivia de Havilland. It was based on a story he wrote entitled "Whatever Happened to Cousin Charlotte?", and the script earned Heller and Farrell a 1965 Edgar Award, from the Mystery Writers of America, for Best Motion Picture Screenplay.

Farrell died on 29 March 2006 in his Pacific Palisades, California, home at age 85.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1960 (Novel, "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 31 October 1962 (Film based on his novel, "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?")
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 15 December 1964 (Film based on his screenplay, "Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte")
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Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Viktor E.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror (Horror)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Edgar Award)