Philip Wylie
Date of Birth
May 12, 1902
Birth Place:
North Beverly, MA


Already a respected essayist, Philip Wylie also enjoyed considerable success as a screenwriter and novelist from the late '20s until the end of the 1950s, and many of his books also served as the basis for movies and television shows. He began writing in advertising and public relations material and eventually became a freelance author, exploring areas like adventure, romance, mystery, and science...