James Thurber
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Born: December 8, 1894

Died: November 2, 1961 (age 66)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Comedian, humorist

Bio: James Grover Thurber was an American author, cartoonist and celebrated wit. Thurber was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine then collected in his numerous books. One of the most popular humorists of his time, Thurber celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people.

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