Thompson Buchanan

Thompson Buchanan (June 21, 1877 - October 15, 1937) was an American writer. While a journalist he began writing novels, and then turned to plays, with 1909's A Woman's Way starring Grace George being his first hit. He began writing for movies in 1916, and also wrote radio sketches.[1][2]

Buchanan was married twice. First to Katharine Winterbotham[3] from 1915-1927, and then actress Joan Lowell from 1927-1929.[4]

Buchanan died in Louisville, Kentucky on October 15, 1937, suffering a heart attack during a trip to visit family.[5]

Selected bibliography

  • The Castle Comedy (1904 novel)[6]
  • Judith Triumphant (1905 novel)[7]
  • The Intruder (1908 play)[8]
  • A Woman's Way (1909 play)
  • The Cub (1910 play)[9]
  • The Rack (1911 play)[10]
  • Life (1914 play)[11]
  • Civilian Clothes (1919 play)


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