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Damon Runyon had an 18 years affair with Patrice Amati del Grande when Damon Runyon was married to Ellen Egan. Damon Runyon is now deceased.

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Damon Runyon

Media - Journalist

Why Famous: Guys and Dolls, musical

Age: 62 (10/4/1884 - 12/10/1946)


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Patrice Amati del Grande

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Widow of Damon Runyon

Age: N/A


Patrice Amati del Grande's Relationships (2)

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Event Start Date Length
Affair 1928 18 years
 Total18 years

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Where and/or how did Damon Runyon and Patrice Amati del Grande meet?

They met while Damon was covering the Pancho Villa raids in 1916 and she discovered him once again in New York when she called the American seeking him out.

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Other Relationship Information about Damon Runyon and Patrice Amati del Grande:

Runyon had promised her in Mexico that, if she would complete the education he paid for her, he would find her a dancing job in New York.

After Ellen Runyon died of the effects of her own drinking problems, Runyon and Patrice married.

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