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John Aylesworth (1928–2010)

John Aylesworth was born on August 18, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as John Bansley Aylesworth. He was a writer and producer, known for Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948), The Gisele MacKenzie Show (1957) and The Judy Garland Show (1963). He was married to Anita Rufus, Ann Spencer and Nancy Atchison-Aylesworth. He died on July 28, 2010 in ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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  Hee Haw (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1969 - 1992) (supervising writer - 76 episodes, 1971 - 1975) (writing supervisor - 3 episodes, 1971 - 1975)
- Episode #23.15 (1992) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.5 (1975) ... (writing supervisor)
- Episode #7.2 (1975) ... (supervising writer)
- Episode #6.2 (1974) ... (supervising writer)
- Episode #6.1 (1974) ... (supervising writer)
 1987 Dolly (TV Series)
 1985 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
 1981 The Nashville Palace (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... (writer)
 1981 Wendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie)
 1981 The Grady Nutt Show (TV Movie)
 1958-1981 Front Page Challenge (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Meet Miss Moneypenny (1981) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 18 February 1958 (1958) ... (creator)
 1978 Hee Haw Honeys (TV Series) (1978)
 1977 Shields and Yarnell (TV Series) (1977)
 1977 Olde English Christmas (TV Special)
 1976-1977 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 33 episodes)
- Episode #2.22 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.21 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.20 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.19 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.18 (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Keep on Truckin' (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 The Perry Como Christmas Show (TV Movie) (written by)
 1974 The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine (TV Series) (1974)
 1974 Everything Goes (TV Series)
 1973 The Jackie Gleason Special (TV Movie)
 1972-1973 The Julie Andrews Hour (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Episode #1.23 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.19 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.17 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.14 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 The Jud Strunk Show (TV Movie)
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 5 April 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 March 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 15 March 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 8 March 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 23 February 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
 1969 Wake Me When the War Is Over (TV Movie) (written by)
 1968 Monte Carlo: C'est La Rose (TV Special documentary) (writer)
 1967 The Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series)
 1967 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 Man in the Square Suit (TV Movie)
 1965 Hullabaloo (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.3 (1965) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes)
- Judy Garland in Concert (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.24 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.23 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1964) ... (writer)
 1960-1963 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 29 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 June 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 May 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 24 April 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 17 October 1962 (1962) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 23 May 1962 (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 Flashback (TV Series) (creator - 1962)
 1962 The Judy Garland Show (TV Movie) (special material)
 1959 The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 The Andy Williams Show (TV Series) (writer)
 1959 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 April 1959 (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 The Bing Crosby Special (TV Movie)
 1957-1958 The Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) (writer - 26 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.25 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.24 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.23 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... (writer)
 1955 Cross-Canada Hit Parade (TV Series) (script by - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 October 1955 (1955) ... (script by)
 1954 On Stage (TV Series)
 1953 After Hours (TV Series) (writer)
 1952 The Big Revue (TV Series)
Show Show Producer (13 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote the book for a musical Based on the life of Jimmy Durante, called Durante, with his long-time partner Frank Peppiatt. The play ran in Toronto, San Fransisco and Los Angeles in the late 1980s.

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Trivia:

Ex-stepfather of Martin Spencer. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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