John Grant
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1891
Birth Place:
Tarentum, PA

Biography

John Grant started out on the performing end of show business, acting in operettas and appearing in small-time vaudeville. The shy, self-deprecating Grant soon decided that he had no taste for performing; he did, however, possess a rare gift for comedy writing. A veritable walking encyclopedia of burlesque and vaudeville routines, he had the uncanny knack of being able to adapt generic material to...