(1887–1943), US critic; full name Alexander Humpreys Woollcott. He was the drama critic for The New York Times (1914–22) and the New York World (1925–28) and also had a radio show called “Town Crier” (1929–42). The title character in The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939), a play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, was based on Woollcott.
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