L. Frank Baum

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Name L. Frank Baum
Actor None
Dates May 15, 1856 - May 6, 1919
Occupation Men of Letters
Episode(s) 9.04 Slumber Party (mentioned)


Frank Baum was a member of the Men of Letters, as well as the writer of The Wonderful World of Oz and its subsequent sequels. At some point he traveled to the Land of Oz with his daughter Dorothy, who became trapped there. Baum left various clues in the text providing clues on how to battle the Wicked Witch of the West in the "Oz" novels.

The Real L. Frank Baum

Photo of the real L. Frank Baum.

L. Frank Baum was an American writer from the early 20th century, best known for his fantasy works about a magical land called Oz. His best known work is The Wonderful Wizard of Oz which has been adapted into musicals and many movies, most famously the 1939 film Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland.

While in Supernatural, the character of Dorothy was written as his daughter, in real life Baum only had four sons and no daughters.