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Goodman Ace (1899–1982)

Goodman Ace was born on January 15, 1899 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Goodman Aiskowitz. He was a writer and actor, known for Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948), I Married a Woman (1958) and The Trouble with Tracy (1971). He was married to Jane Ace. He died on March 25, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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 1974 Andy Williams Presents (TV Movie) (head writer)
 1971 The Trouble with Tracy (TV Series) (radio series "Easy Aces")
 1963 Sid Caesar - Edie Adams Together (TV Special) (writer)
  Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes, 1955 - 1962) (written by - 1 episode, 1959)
- Episode #14.29 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode #13.11 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #13.10 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #11.28 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #11.19 (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 The Big Party (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 I Married a Woman (written by)
 1957 You Are There (TV Series) (based on radio series created by - 1 episode)
- The Overthrow of the Tweed Ring (November 19, 1874) (1957) ... (based on radio series created by)
  Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (written by - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (writer - 2 episodes, 1954)
- Episode #7.1 (1954) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.25 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.24 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.21 (1954)
- Episode #6.11 (1954)
 1952 All Star Summer Revue (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1952)
 1949 Easy Aces (TV Series) (radio series "Easy Aces")
 1935 Dumb Luck (Short)
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 1949 Easy Aces (TV Series)
Goodman (1949)
 1935 Dumb Luck (Short)
Mr. Ace (as The Easy Aces)
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 1934 Hits of Today (Short)
Himself (as The Radio Aces)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(Radio Series) Writer/director of "The Big Show," American radio's last big (90-minute) variety series. Starring Tallulah Bankhead, it debuted on NBC on 17 December 1950. A running gag Goody wrote into the series was orchestra leader Meredith Willson answering Tallulah's congenial greeting with "Thank you, Miss Bankhead, sir." See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Easy Aces | The Radio Aces

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A good play, a good radio show, or a good television program is a marriage of the talents of performer and writer. But if the bride never sees the groom and the marriage is never consummated---well, you know what that makes the brain child. See more »


Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith; pg. 3-4. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387. See more »


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