Damon Runyon

Damon Runyon bio

Birth Name: Alfred Damon Runyon

Occupation: Essayist

Place Of Birth: Kansas

Date Of Birth: October 4, 1880

Date Of Death: December 10, 1946

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Damon Runyon was born on the 4th of October, 1880. He was known for being a Essayist. American author who wrote short stories celebrating the Broadway of New York’s post- Prohibition era. His stories inspired the popular musical, Guys and Dolls.

Damon Runyon was born in Kansas. He enlisted in the U.S. Army to fight in the Spanish-American War in 1898. He also had a career as a journalist, and is credited with the syndicated article proclaiming the 1933 inauguration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. His short stories inspired several films and musicals, including Little Miss Marker.

Damon Runyon was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Damon Runyon was born in 1880s.

Alfred Damon Runyon is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Damon Runyon’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Damon Runyon’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Damon Runyon was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Alfred Damon Runyon
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Damon Runyon was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Damon Runyon was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Damon Runyon had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Damon Runyon’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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