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Kay Thompson

Kay Thompson
Hilary Knight's 1996 portrait of Kay Thompson for Vanity Fair.
Personal information
Birth nameCatherine Louise Fink
Birth dateNovember 9, 1909
Place of birthSt. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Date of deathJuly 2, 1998(age 88)
Death placeNew York City, New York, U.S.
SpouseJack Jenney (1937-1939; divorced)
William Spier (1942-1947; divorced)

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Kay Thompson (November 9, 1909 - July 2, 1998) was an American author, composer, musician, actress and singer. She is best known as the creator of the Eloise children's books.

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