Max Shulman
Date of Birth
Mar 14, 1919
Birth Place:
St. Paul, MN


Author Max Shulman is best remembered for creating the popular character Dobie Gillis, a typical American teen who frequently suffered from romantic angst. The character appeared on a popular television sitcom during the '50s and was in a feature film in 1953. Shulman became a writer in the early '40s, after an editor at Doubleday read some of his college work and asked him to write a novel. Other...