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Robert Charles Benchley

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Benchley, Robert Charles (1889–1945), U.S. writer, drama critic of Life (1920–29) and The New Yorker (1929–40). He is best known for his short humorous pieces, published in several collections—My Ten Years in a Quandary (1936), Benchley Beside Himself (1943)—and such satirical short films as—The Treasurer's Report (1928). His grandson, Peter Benchley (1928– ), wrote the best-selling novel Jaws (1975).

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