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David Nobbs
Born David Gordon Nobbs
(1935-03-13)March 13, 1935
Petts Wood, London, UK
Died August 9, 2015(2015-08-09) (aged 80)
Occupation Author, novelist, scriptwriter
Language English
Nationality British
Citizenship United Kingdom
Education Marlborough College
St. John's College, Cambridge
Genres Comedy
Notable work(s) The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
A Bit of a Do

David Gordon Nobbs (13 March 1935 – 9 August 2015) was an English comedy writer and humanist. He was best known for writing the 1970s series The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, adapted from his own novels.

Nobbs was married twice, firstly to Mary in 1968, from whom he was divorced sometime after the success of 'Perrin' and secondly to Susan in 1998.

Nobbs died on 9 August 2015 aged 80. He was survived by his second wife and four step-children.


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