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Ira Barmak

Ira Barmak was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1936, the son of Russian immigrants Ilya and Ronia Barmak. He studied medicine at Cornell but upon completion of an MD realized he wanted to work in television, or, as he himself put it, he left the field of medicine "to get show business out of his system". After several small parts as an actor - in ... See full bio »

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Hotel Colonial
Hotel Colonial Producer
Brenda Starr
Brenda Starr Writer


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (7 credits)
 1987 Hotel Colonial (producer - as Ira R. Barmak)
 1984 Silent Night, Deadly Night (producer - as Ira Richard Barmak)
 1977 Mason (TV Movie) (producer)
 1976 The Other Side of Victory (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975 Rosenthal and Jones (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1975 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Girl Who Couldn't Lose (1975) ... (executive producer)
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 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Airline Clerk
- Running Scared (1966) ... Airline Clerk
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
G.I. Reporter
- Show Me a Hero, I'll Show You a Bum (1965) ... G.I. Reporter
 1965 Joy in the Morning
Dr. Kirkson
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
- Those Which Love Has Made (1964) ... Manzo
 1962 The Interns
Second Intern
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (3 credits)
 1987 Hotel Colonial (screenplay - as Ira R. Barmak)
 1976 The Other Side of Victory (TV Movie)
 1976 Brenda Starr (TV Movie) (story)
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 1987 Hollywood Uncensored (Documentary) (supplier: film clips)
 1965 Joy in the Morning (assistant: producer)
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 1984 Silent Night, Deadly Night (writer: "Christmas Fever" - as Ira Barmak)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 1987 Hollywood Uncensored (Documentary)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ira R. Barmak | Ira Richard Barmak

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Attended Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, A.B., 1956 Phi Beta Kappa, Dean's List. Graduated Cornell University Medical College, M.D., 1960. Alpha Omicron Delta Honor Society, Alumni President of Class.

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