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Jay Bernstein (I) (1936–2006)

Jay Bernstein was born on June 7, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for The New Mike Hammer (1984), Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997) and Playboy: Farrah Fawcett, All of Me (1997). He was married to Cabrina Finn. He died on April 30, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The New Mike Hammer
Mike Hammer, Private Eye
Murder Me, Murder You


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 1998-2002 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Lynda Carter (2002) ... (producer)
- Suzanne Somers (2002) ... (producer)
- Dynasty (2001) ... (producer)
- Sammy Davis Jr. (2001) ... (producer)
- Linda Blair (1999) ... (producer)
 2000 Headliners & Legends: Farrah Fawcett (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1997-1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- A New Leaf: Part 2 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- A New Leaf: Part 1 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Men Talk (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Gone Fishin' (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Songbird: Part 2 (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1998 E! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series documentary) (producer)
 1997 Playboy: Farrah Fawcett, All of Me (Video documentary) (producer)
 1995 Carrie Fisher: The Hollywood Family (TV Special) (producer)
 1994 Come Die with Me: A Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Mystery (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Final Notice (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 The Diamond Trap (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984-1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series) (executive producer - 44 episodes)
- Green Lipstick (1987) ... (executive producer)
- A Blinding Fear (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Mike Gets Married (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Lady Killer (1987) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Laugh (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1986 The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (TV Movie) (executive producer - uncredited)
 1984 More Than Murder (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982-1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Storm Warning (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Run (1983) ... (executive producer)
- The Hostage (1983) ... (executive producer)
- The Shadow Women of Chung Tai (1983) ... (executive producer)
- A Switch in Time (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 Murder Me, Murder You (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 Margin for Murder (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 More Wild Wild West (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 Nothing Personal (executive producer)
 1979 Sunburn (executive producer)
 1979 The Wild Wild West Revisited (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Book/Memoir: "Starmaker" - Author with Larry Cortez Hamm, David Rubini and Johnny Nicoletti (uncredited ghostwriter)

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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He got his start in Hollywood in the mail room of the William Morris talent agency. He eventually opened his own public relations firm, and his clients included Tony Bennett, Faye Dunaway and Brooke Shields. He left PR work to work as a producer, and also promoted the careers of Suzanne Somers and Kristy McNichol, in addition to Farrah Fawcett. See more »

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