P G Wodehouse Biography

P G Wodehouse
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Birthday: October 15, 1881

Nationality: American, British

Famous: Quotes By P G Wodehouse American Men

Died At Age: 93

Sun Sign: Libra

Also Known As: P. G. Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Born Country: England

Born in: England, UK

Famous as: Playwright and Author

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Ethel Wayman

father: Henry Ernest Wodehouse

mother: Eleanor Wodehouse (née Deane)

siblings: Armine, Henry, Peveril, Richard

children: Leonora Wodehouse

Died on: February 14, 1975

place of death: Southampton, New York, U.S.

City: Guildford, England

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education: Chalet School, Croydon, Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Malvern House, at Kearsney, Royal Naval College at Dartmouth, Dulwich College ,

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Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English satirist, author and a comic novelist who created the famous fictional characters of Bertie Wooster and Reginald Jeeves. In his unusual seventy three years long career, Wodehouse wrote 15 plays and 250 lyrics for over 30 musical comedies and earned praise as a Master of parody and English prose. The writer witnessed an enormous success for his works such as The Inimitable Jeeves, Carry on Jeeves, Right Ho Jeeves and still continues to be read worldwide. He also worked as a playwright and lyricist, writing lyrics for numerous songs, including the same for the hit song Bill in Snow Boat. A number of his plays, including A Damsel in Distress and The Girl On The Boat have made it to the silver screen and have been adopted in to film. In his later years, Wodehouse took a permanent residence in the United States following a political upheaval in England causing his arrest and imprisonment for suspected treachery.

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