REMEMBERING JEAN PARKER SHEPHERD, HUMORIST, TV & RADIO PERSONALITY AND AUTHOR OF "A CHRISTMAS STORY"
died this date in 1999...Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr. (July 26, 1921 –
October 16, 1999) was an American storyteller, radio and TV personality,
writer and actor. He was often referred to by the nickname Shep. With a
career that spanned decades, Shepherd is known to modern audiences for
the film A Christmas Story (1983), which he narrated and co-scripted, based on his own semi-autobiographical stories. READ MORE ABOUT SHEPHERD HERE.
AND CHECK OUT THESE NEAT LINKS:
--THE HOUSE & MUSEUM! MORE HERE
--AND NOT AS WELL KNOWN, BUT IT SHOULD BE: JEAN SHEPHERD'S "MY SUMMER STORY". Originally released as IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY, it stars Charles Grodin, Mary Streenburgen, and is so funny! Available on Amazon and well worth it. This is one movie which should be better known.
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