Arch Oboler
Date of Birth
Dec 07, 1909
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


Chicago-born Arch Oboler and the radio industry literally grew up together; Oboler sold his first radio scripts in the '20s, while he was still in high school. In 1936, Oboler took over a weekly radio horror anthology, Lights Out, from producer Willis Cooper. At this point in his career, Oboler was more fascinated with the technical end of radio than with nuances of plot and character development....