Jean Kerr (Writer) | Playbill

Jean Kerr


The Times reported that Ms. Kerr was born in Scranton, PA, and attended Marywood Seminary and Marywood College there. She married Kerr after earning a bachelor's degree at Marywood and then earned at master's degree at Catholic University, where Walter Kerr was a professor. They would go on to collaborate as writers on shows, and he would become the respected drama critic for The New York Times (the former Ritz Theatre on Broadway is named after him).

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  • Born: Jul 10, 1922 in Scranton, PA, USA
  • Death: Jan 05, 2003 in White Plains, NY, USA

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