Cornell Woolrich

1903 - 1968

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Cornell George Hopley Woolrich ( WUUL-ritch; December 4, 1903 – September 25, 1968) was an American novelist and short story writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornell Woolrich has received more than 272,838 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Cornell Woolrich is the 1,523rd most popular writer (up from 1,741st in 2019), the 1,875th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,018th in 2019) and the 179th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Cornell Woolrich ranks 1,523 out of 5,794Before him are Ole Nydahl, Natalie Clifford Barney, Marin Držić, Ahmad ibn Mājid, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, and Kathrine Switzer. After him are Elizabeth George, Acusilaus, Ibrahim ibn Yaqub, Mao Dun, Lajos Zilahy, and Yosano Akiko.

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Among people born in 1903, Cornell Woolrich ranks 86Before him are Silvina Ocampo, Benjamin Spock, Johannes Heesters, Lou Gehrig, Joan Robinson, and Uichiro Hatta. After him are Charlotte Perriand, Karl Eberhard Schöngarth, Georges Politzer, Mikhail Kalatozov, Kim Chaek, and Watchman Nee. Among people deceased in 1968, Cornell Woolrich ranks 48Before him are Howard Florey, Fritz Bauer, Georgios Papandreou, John Heartfield, Husband E. Kimmel, and Giovannino Guareschi. After him are Leopold Infeld, Upton Sinclair, Rezső Seress, Wes Montgomery, Thomas Merton, and Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cornell Woolrich ranks 1,875 out of 15,968Before him are Edward C. Prescott (1940), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Paul L. Modrich (1946), Kirstie Alley (1951), Richard Farnsworth (1920), and Darren Aronofsky (1969). After him are Elizabeth George (1949), Daryl Hannah (1960), Michelle Phillips (1944), Arthur Danto (1924), Meir Kahane (1932), and Karl Malone (1963).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Cornell Woolrich ranks 179Before him are Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert Wilson (1941), Patricia Cornwell (1956), Donald E. Westlake (1933), Marilyn vos Savant (1946), and Natalie Clifford Barney (1876). After him are Elizabeth George (1949), Robert Silverberg (1935), John Edward Williams (1922), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), James Bond (1900), and Rick Riordan (1964).