Jean Shepherd

Jean Shepherd
1921 - 1999

Jean Shepherd  American TV Personality


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Jean Shepherd was previously married to Leigh Brown, Lois Nettleton (1960 - 1967) and Joan Laverne Warner (1950 - 1957).


American TV Personality Jean Shepherd was born Jean Parker Shepherd on 26th July, 1921 in South Chicago, Illinois and passed away on 16th Oct 1999 Sanibel Island, Florida aged 78. He is most remembered for Radio and TV personality, writer and actor. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Jean Shepherd is a member of the following lists: United States Army soldiers, People from Chicago, Illinois and Actors from Indiana.


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Married3 21 years 12 years 7 years
Total3 21 years 12 years 7 years


First Name Jean
Last Name Shepherd
Full Name at Birth Jean Parker Shepherd
Alternative Name Shep
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th July, 1921
Birthplace South Chicago, Illinois
Died 16th October, 1999
Place of Death Sanibel Island, Florida
Cause of Death Natural causes
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Writer, raconteur, radio host
Occupation TV Personality
Claim to Fame Radio and TV personality, writer and actor
Music Genre (Text) humor, satire
Year(s) Active 1948-1990s, 1945–1990s

Jean Parker Shepherd Jr. (July 26, 1921 – October 16, 1999) was an American storyteller, humorist, 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 for the film A Christmas Story (1983), which he narrated and co-scripted, based on his own semiautobiographical stories.

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Jean Shepherd78 LeoTV Personality
Leigh Brown59 TaurusActress
Lois Nettleton80 LeoActress
Joan Laverne Warner-


It Runs in the Family1994Narrator, Ralph as an Adult (voice)Movie
Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss1988Ralph, the Man, ScottTV Movie
A Christmas Story1983Ralphie as an Adult (voice)Movie
Flickers1980Narrator in new introductionTV Show
American Playhouse1980Narrator, RalphTV Show
The Phantom of the Open Hearth1978Ralph ParkerTV Movie
The Phantom of the Open Hearth1976Narrator, Ralph Parker (as a man)TV Movie
Visions1976Adult Ralph, NarratorTV Show
No Whistles, Bells, or Bedlam1973Narrator, on cameraShort Film
Tiki Tiki1971Movie
Sesame Street1969All Characters in 'Cowboy X' segment, All Chraracters in 'Cowboy X' segmentTV Show
Light Fantastic1964FrankMovie
NET Playhouse1964TV Show
Shadows1959Man at Party (uncredited)Movie
New Faces1954Movie
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