Frances Goodrich
Date of Birth
Dec 21, 1890
Birth Place:
Belleville, NJ


Completing her education at Vassar, American screenwriter Frances Goodrich began her career as an actress, first appearing on Broadway in 1916. Her stage career was slightly more successful than her marital experiences; by 1929 she had been divorced twice, first from actor Robert Ames, then from historian Henrik Willem Van Loon (the author of The Story of Mankind). Thus she was not predisposed to...