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Ring Lardner Jr. (Ringgold Wilmer Lardner Jr.)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Oscar-winning screenwriter, Ring Lardner, Jr., will always be known for one of two things: that he was the son of one of the greatest humorists American literature has produced, and he was one of the Hollywood 10, the ten film-makers who refused to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) investigating subversion in Hollywood and were fined and jailed for the defiance.

The son of newspaper sports columnist and best-selling writer Ring Lardner, the future double Oscar winner was born on August 19, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois. Ring, Sr. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

The Majestic 2001

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Reagan 2011

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Hollywood on Trial 1976

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Writing