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Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara(Maureen FitzSimons)actressBorn: 8/17/1920Birthplace: Millwall, near Dublin, Ireland From the 1940s through the early 1970s, O'Hara brought spirited style to numerous films,…

Maureen O'Hara Biography

Maureen O'Hara(Maureen FitzSimons)actressBorn: 8/17/1920Birthplace: Millwall, near Dublin, Ireland From the 1940s through the early 1970s, O'Hara brought spirited style to numerous films,…

Burke, Robert O'Hara

(Encyclopedia) Burke, Robert O'Hara, 1820–61, Irish explorer of Australia. After service in the Belgian and Austrian armies he went (1853) as inspector of police to Melbourne. In…

Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler

Love and longing for Miss Scarlett during the Civil War by David Johnson A 1937 Pulitzer Prize winner, Margaret Mitchell's historical novel, Gone With the Wind, is an American classic…

O'Hara, John

(Encyclopedia) O'Hara, John, 1905–70, American novelist and short-story writer, b. Pottsville, Pa. He worked at a number of jobs and ultimately became a newspaperman before the…

Cheever, John

(Encyclopedia) Cheever, John, 1912–82, American author, b. Quincy, Mass. His expulsion from Thayer Academy was the subject of his first short story, published by the New Republic…

Ashbery, John

(Encyclopedia) Ashbery, John, 1927–2017, American poet, b. Rochester, N.Y., grad. Harvard (B.A., 1949), Columbia (M.A., 1951). Among the most acclaimed and influential American poets of…

Freilicher, Jane

(Encyclopedia) Freilicher, Jane frī´lĭkər [key] 1924–2014, American painter, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., as Jane Niederhoffer; studied Hans Hoffmann School (1947), Brooklyn College (B.A. 1947…

O'Hara, Frank

(Encyclopedia) O'Hara, Frank 1926–66, American poet, b. Baltimore, grad. Harvard (B.A., 1950), Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor (M.A., 1951). His poetry is spontaneous, vernacular,…

O'Hara, John Myers

O'Hara, John Myers[1870-1944](3)Born at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Educated at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. Was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Chicago for twelve years, when…