Thorne Smith
Date of Birth
Mar 27, 1891
Birth Place:
Annapolis, MD


Thorne Smith is an author whose ideas and stories have shown little sign of waning in popularity, even 70 years after his death. Known in his time as one of the finest humor writers of his era, he created three of the most enduringly popular figures in fantasy literature, in the form of Cosmo Topper and the ghosts George and Marion Kerby, in the 1926 novel Topper; additionally, his posthumously...