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Frederick Kohner

Born: 25-Sep-1905
Birthplace: Teplitz-Schönau, Austria-Hungary
Died: 7-Jul-1986
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gidget

Sold the movie rights to Gidget for $50,000.

Father: Julius Kohner
Brother: Paul (older)
Brother: Walter (younger)
Wife: Franzie (two daughters)
Daughter: Kathy Kohner Zuckerman ("Gidget", m. Marvin Zuckerman in 1964)

Author of books:
Gidget: The Little Girl with Big Ideas (1957, novel)
Cher Papa (1960, novel)
Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961, novel)
The Affairs of Gidget (1963, novel)
Gidget Goes to Rome (1963, novel)
Gidget in Love (1965, novel)
Gidget Goes Parisienne (1966, novel)
The Gremmie (1967, novel)
Kiki of Montparnasse (1967, novel)
Gidget Goes New York (1968, novel)
Der Zauberer vom Sunset Boulevard: Ein Leben zwischen Film und Wirklichkeit (1974, biography)
Hanna & Walter: A Love Story (1984, with Hanna and Walter Kohner)

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