P.G. Wodehouse (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse)

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Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
Master of comedy novelist Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse was born on October 15, 1881, in Guilford, Surrey, England. He died in hospital in Southampton, New York, on Valentine's day (February 14) 1975, from a heart attack after a long illness at age 93. In that time he managed to write close to 200 novels, short stories, plays, song lyrics and so on.

At the time of his birth, Plum's mother was visiting her sister in England, but after only a few weeks she and young Plum returned to Hong Kong, where his father was a magistrate. Read more...


Character: Himself

Monitor 1958

Character: Himself

Nine O'Clock News 1970