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Meredith Weatherby

Meredith Weatherby

American publisher
Meredith Weatherby
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Intro American publisher
Was Author Businessperson Translator Editor
From United States of America
Type Business Journalism Literature
Gender male
Birth 25 February 1915, Waco, Texas, USA
Death 27 June 1997, La Jolla, California, USA (aged 82 years)
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Biography

Oscar Meredith Weatherby (February 25, 1915 – June 27, 1997) was an American publisher who was the founder of Weatherhill Publications. He spent a large part of his life in Japan and is known in particular for his English translations of the literary works by Yukio Mishima. He was also a long-term patron and romantic partner of the photographer Tamotsu Yato.

He also appeared in an acting role in the 1970 war movie Tora! Tora! Tora! in which he played the part of US Ambassador to Japan Joseph Grew.

A native of Waco, Texas, Weatherby died in La Jolla, California.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! Ambassador Joseph Grew Uncredited
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