Dobie Gillis

Steve Franken: 5 Fun Facts About the Actor Who Played Dobie Gillis’s Rich-Snob Rival

Posted on 08/30/2012 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyIf you were a fan of the classic late 1950s-early 1960s coming-of-age TV sitcom, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, you probably enjoyed disliking that insufferable scion of wealth, Chatsworth Osborne, Jr., who was Dobie’s romantic rival and antagonist. A decade or so before Monty Python popularized the term, Chatsworth was the very model of an upper-class twit; as one TV encyclopedia describes the character, he was “a spoiled young man who flaunted his social status, not to mention is …