BirthdaySeptember 11, 1862
Birthplace North Carolina
HoroscopeVirgo
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  1. About

    Author whose famous, witty short stories often have surprise endings. His best-known works include The Gift of the Magi, The Ransom of Red Chief, and The Cop and the Anthem.
    His story, The Gift of the Magi, has been reworked and retold many times.
    Marilyn Monroe starred in the 1952 film, O. Henry's Full House, a production based on five of O. Henry's stories.

  2. Before fame

    He worked in his uncle's drugstore, and at age nineteen became a licensed pharmacist. He subsequently moved to Texas, where he participated in music and theater groups and was employed as a journalist.

  3. Related to

    He was born William Sidney Porter in Greensboro, North Carolina. His wife, Sarah, divorced him in 1909, and he died of liver cirrhosis the following year. The couple's daughter, Margaret, passed away in 1927.

  4. The meaning of the name Henry: Ruler Of The Home
Novelist O Henry born on 11 09 1862 in . Until now, O Henry's age is 47 year old and have Virgo constellation. Count down 353 days will come next birthday of O Henry !