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date: 05 April 2020

Veiller, Bayardlocked

(02 January 1869–16 June 1943)
  • William Stephenson


Veiller, Bayard (02 January 1869–16 June 1943), playwright and film executive, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Phillip Bayard Veiller, a stockbroker, and Elizabeth du Puy. His father was of French descent, and the family name was pronounced “Vay-yay.” Bayard Veiller’s education ended at age sixteen, when he left the pre-collegiate program at City College of New York. Having aspired to write plays from an early age, in 1887 he offered a play to producer ...

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