|Name John Willard|
|Spouse Roberta Arnold|
|Died August 30, 1942, Los Angeles, California, United States|
Plays The Cat and the Canary, The Blue Flame
Movies The Cat and the Canary, The Cat Creeps
Similar People Paul Leni, Rupert Julian, Elliott Nugent, Alfred A Cohn, Helen Twelvetrees
John Willard (November 28, 1885 – August 30, 1942) was an American playwright. His most famous work is The Cat and the Canary (1922), which was made into the influential silent film of the same name in 1927. Also, the work was filmed in 1930, in 1939 (starring Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard) and in 1979 (by Radley Metzger). Willard also co-wrote The Blue Flame (1920) with George V. Hobart.