Stuart Palmer
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1905

Biography

Stuart Palmer is best remembered today as the creator of Hildegarde Withers, the aging schoolteacher and amateur sleuth -- best portrayed by Edna May Oliver -- in a handful of successful and fondly remembered RKO films of the 1930s. In addition to being a very prolific mystery author, he was also a very busy screenwriter in Hollywood during the 1930s and '40s, specializing in detective stories and...