Star on Wild in the Streets
4/7/1897, New York, New York
Acid tongued newspaper columnist and radio commentator who wrote the first gossip column while working for the New York Evening Graphic. By doing so he became one of the first journalists to expose the private lives of celebrities and other public figures thus altering the state of journalism forever.
New York, New York
- Trivia & Quotes
Winchell: It's a sure sign of summer if the chair gets up when you do.
Winchell: Nothing recedes like success.
Winchell: Gossip is the art of saying anything in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
Winchell: Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Winchell: Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.