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Frank Hart Rich

journalist , writer

Frank Rich, American journalist, writer. Recipient George Polk award for contribution to journalistic integrity and investigative reporting, Long Island University, 2005.

Background

Rich, Frank was born on June 2, 1949 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Frank Hart Rich and Helene Bernice (Aaronson) Fisher.

Education

Bachelor in American History and Literature, with honors, Harvard University, 1971.

Career

Co-editor Richmond Mercury, Virginia, 1972-1973. Senior editor, film critic New Times magazine, New York City, 1973-1975. Film critic New York Post, 1975-1977.

Film and television critic TIME magazine, 1977-1980. Chief drama critic New York Times, 1980-1993. Columnist New York Times Sunday Magazine, 1993.

Op-Ed columnist New York Times, 1994—2003, since 2005, associate editor, columnist, 2003—2005. Creative consultant Home Box Office (Home Box Office), since 2008.

Works

Connections

Married Alexandra Rachelle Witchel, 1991. Children from previous marriage: Nathaniel Howard, Simon Hart.

father:
Frank Hart Rich

mother:
Helene Aaronson

spouse:
Gail Winston