Jean Shepherd
Date of Birth
Jul 26, 1921
Birth Place:
South Chicago, IL


Jean Shepherd was a renowned PBS and radio personality, responsible for creating some of the most nostalgic and truly American pieces of humorous storytelling, which often led to his being compared to the likes of Mark Twain. Naturally, some of his stories were adapted to film, most notably the 1983 holiday classic A Christmas Story for which he also provided the narration. ~ Ryan Shriver, Rovi...