Gerard Molyneaux was born in 1935 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to John and Anne Elizabeth Molyneaux. He graduated from West Catholic High School in 1951 and began his novitiate in the Christian Brothers, taking final vows in 1953. He graduated from La Salle College in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and in 1959 with a Master of Arts in Theology. He taught at St. John's High School in Washington, DC, Cumberland School in Maryland, Southville Catholic School in Pittsburgh, PA, and in the English Department of Lewis University. He received his Master of Arts degree in English from Notre Dame University in 1967 and his Ph.D. in Communications from University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1976. He began teaching at La Salle University in 1973 in the English Department, from which the Communication Department split in 1985. Since then, he has taught in the Communication Department. He was department chair of Communications from 1985 to 2004 and at the time of the interview was Internship Coordinator for the Communication Department. He has authored books and articles on film; his works include books on Charlie Chaplin, Jimmy Stewart, Gregory Peck, and John Sayles.
Molyneaux, Gerard and Crowe, Megan, "Interview of Gerard Molyneaux, F.S.C., Ph.D." (2012). All Oral Histories. Paper 6.
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