Robert Benchley

Robert Benchley bio

Birth Name: Robert Charles Benchley

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: Worcester

Date Of Birth: September 15, 1889

Date Of Death: November 21, 1945

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Robert Benchley was born on the 15th of September, 1889. He was known for being a Journalist. Humorist, critic, and the father of Jaws author Peter Benchley .

Robert Benchley was born in Worcester. He was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity while at Harvard University. He wrote articles for Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and was in some of Alfred Hitchcock’s films.

Robert Benchley was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert Benchley was born in 1880s.

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

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Personal Life

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Robert Benchley was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Charles Benchley
NICKNAME: Robert Charles Benchley, Robert Benchley, Bob
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Robert Benchley was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert Benchley was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Robert Benchley had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Robert Benchley’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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