Guy Bolton
Date of Birth
Nov 23, 1885
Birth Place:
Wilmington, DE


American writer Guy Bolton (often misidentified as an Englishman) was born to a prosperous Delaware family. He began his career as an architect, studying architecture in Europe. Turning to playwrighting in the World War I years, Bolton became, along with such notables as Jerome Kern and P.G. Wodehouse, a mainstay of New York City's Princess Theatre, home to "intimate" musicals and revues. Bolton...