Jean Shepherd

Jean Shepherd

Born Jul 26, 1921
  • Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Radio personality, Author, Raconteur
Jean Parker Shepherd was an American raconteur, radio and TV personality, writer and actor who was often referred to by the nickname Shep. With a career that spanned decades, Shepherd is best known to modern audiences for the film A Christmas Story, which he narrated and co-scripted, based on his ow...

Jean Shepherd Stats


: Jean Parker Shepherd, Shep, J. Shepherd, Jean Shepard, Frederick R. Ewing, Shepherd, Jean, Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr.


: Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Radio personality, Author, Raconteur


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jul 26, 1921 - Oct 16, 1999 (78 years old)

Place of Birth

: Chicago

Date of Death

: Oct 16, 1999

Place of Death

: Sanibel

Cause of Death

: Natural causes

Jean Shepherd Film Roles

  1. A Christmas Story
    A Christmas Story
  2. Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss
    Ralph 'Ralphie' Parker

Jean Shepherd Film Appearances

  1. Lenny Bruce Without Tears

Jean Shepherd Albums

  1. Jean Shepherd and Other Foibles

Jean Shepherd Books

  1. A Christmas Story: The Book That Inspired the Hilarious Classic Film
  2. The Phantom of the Open Hearth
  3. Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories
  4. The Ferrari in the bedroom
  5. A fistful of fig newtons
  6. In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash