Jimmy Perry

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Jimmy Perry

Jimmy Perry in May 2011
Born James Perry
9 September 1923 (1923-09-09) (age 92)
Barnes, London, England
Occupation Scriptwriter
Nationality British
Period 1960-2002 2012-
Genres Television
Notable work(s) Dad's Army (1968-1977)
The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969)
It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974-1981)
Room Service (1979)
Hi-de-Hi! (1980-1988)
You Rang M'Lord? (1988-1993)
High Street Blues (1989)
Spouse(s) Gilda Neeljte
Relative(s) Diane Holland (sister-in-law)

Sir Jimmy Perry OBE (born September 9, 1923) is an English writer, scriptwriter, producer, author and actor who is known for creating the BBC sitcom Dad's Army.

Perry was born on September 9, 1923 in Barnes, London, England.[1] He studied at Colet Court and at St Paul's School. Perry lives in the Algarve, Portugal.

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