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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 The Julie Andrews Hour (1972), The Sonny and Cher Show (1976) 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 Rancho ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Julie Andrews Hour
(1972-1973)
The Sonny and Cher Show
(1976-1977)
The Judy Garland Show
(1963-1964)
Hee Haw Honeys
(1978-1979)

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  Hee Haw (TV Series) (supervising writer - 73 episodes, 1971 - 1975) (creator - 3 episodes, 1969 - 1992) (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)
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1988)
  The Nashville Palace (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1981)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 7 November 1981 (1981) ... (written by)
- 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) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Meet Miss Moneypenny (1981) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 18 February 1958 (1958) ... (creator)
 1978-1979 Hee Haw Honeys (TV Series) (creator - 24 episodes)
- Episode #1.24 (1979) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.23 (1979) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.22 (1979) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.21 (1979) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.20 (1979) ... (creator)
 1978 Dorothy Hamill Presents Winners (TV Special)
 1977 Shields and Yarnell (TV Series) (1977)
 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 Special) (written by)
 1974 The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (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 #1.24 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.23 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.19 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.17 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.14 (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 The Jud Strunk Show (TV Movie)
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- The Kopykats #7 (1972) ... (writer)
- The Friars Roast Sammy Davis Jr. (1972) ... (writer)
- The Kopykats #6 (1972) ... (writer)
- The Kopykats #4 (1972) ... (writer)
- The Twentieth Century Follies (1972) ... (writer)
 1970 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
 1969 The Brass Are Comin' (TV Special)
 1969 Wake Me When the War Is Over (TV Movie) (written by)
 1968 The Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1968)
 1968 Monte Carlo: C'est La Rose (TV Special documentary) (writer)
  The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (TV Special)
 1966 Man in the Square Suit (TV Movie)
  Hullabaloo (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1965) (written by - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #2.14 (1965) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (1965) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music (TV Special documentary)
 1964 Your All-Time Favorite Songs (TV Special)
  The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1964) (writer - 15 episodes, 1963 - 1964)
- Judy Garland in Concert (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.25 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.24 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.23 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.15 (1963)
- Episode #1.13 (1963)
- Episode #1.12 (1963)
- Episode #1.9 (1963)
- Episode #1.7 (1963)
  Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (writer - 27 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- Episode #15.25 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #15.23 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #15.19 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #15.17 (1963)
 1962 Flashback (TV Series) (creator - 1962)
 1962 The Judy Garland Show (TV Special) (special material)
 1960 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
  The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- Episode #2.11 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.1 (1959)
 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)
  The Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (writer - 26 episodes, 1957 - 1958)
- 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 (16 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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Retired in Palm Springs, California. See more »

Star Sign:

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