Nathanael West Death Cause and Date

Nathanael West's Death

Born (Birthday) October 17, 1903

Death Date December 22, 1940

Age of Death 37 years

Cause of Death Traffic Collision

Profession Screenwriter

The screenwriter Nathanael West died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American author, screenwriter, and satirist, he is particularly known for such novels as Miss Lonelyhearts and A Cool Million. His 1939 work, The Day of the Locust, is set in Great Depression-era Hollywood and was ranked by the Modern Library as one of the 100 Best English-Language Novels of the Twentieth Century.

He was born in New York City to Ashkenazi Jewish parents. He married Eileen McKenney in 1940.