- He was born on October 15th 1881 in Guildford, Surrey, England.
- Nicknamed "Plum".
- Attended Dulwich College where he edited the college magazine and was successful
- Contributed to magazines like Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitian
- During this time he also wrote lyrics and published several stories
- He married Ethel Wayman in 1914
- Had no biological children because of infertility due to mumps. But had stepdaughter Leonora.
"There is no sure foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature."
"Red hair, sir, in my opinion, is dangerous."
P.G Wodehouse published over ninety books.
- Published over ninety books
- A master of parody and prose
- Worked as a theater critic
- Collaborated on many musical comedies
- Obtained his first position as a journalist in New York
- Fist novel, The PotHunters, was published in 1902. This was followed by, A Perfect's Uncle in 1903. Shortly after Wodehouse published numerous books including, Love Among the Chickens,
- In 1930, he began his first stint with Metro Mayer in Hollywood.
- Later on, Wodehouse made controversial wartime radio broadcasts during WWI.
- Weeks before his death 1975, Wodehouse was knighted commander of the order of the British empire by Queen Elizabeth II.
- Wodehouse died on February 14th, 1975. Ethel died in 1984 and now rests beside Wodehouse in the Remsenburg cemetery in New York State.
Wodehouse often used similar characters in his novels.
"As we grow older and realize more clearly the limitations of human happiness, we come to see thAt the only real and abiding pleasure in life is to give pleasure to give to other people."