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Jim Bishop (II) (1907–1987)

Jim Bishop was born on November 21, 1907 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as James Alonzo Bishop. He was a writer, known for The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998), F.D.R.: The Last Year (1980) and The Day Christ Died (1980). He was married to Elizabeth Kelly Stone, Elinore Margaret Dunning and Elinor Margaret Dunning. He died on July 26, 1987 in Delray ... See full bio »

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 1998 The Day Lincoln Was Shot (TV Movie) (book)
 1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year (TV Movie) (book "FDR's Last Year")
 1980 The Day Christ Died (TV Movie) (book)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1956) ... (book)
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 1964-1976 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Journalist / Himself - Author / Himself
- Episode dated 22 June 1976 (1976) ... Himself - Journalist
- Episode dated 16 November 1972 (1972) ... Himself - Author
- Episode dated 9 December 1964 (1964) ... Himself
 1971-1972 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.82 (1972) ... Himself
- Episode #4.13 (1971) ... Himself
- Episode #4.9 (1971) ... Himself
 1967 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.194 (1967) ... Himself
 1963-1964 The Jack Paar Program (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.21 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #1.28 (1963) ... Himself
 1957-1961 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.4 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #4.124 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #4.54 (1960) ... Himself
- Episode #3.201 (1960) ... Himself
- Episode #3.147 (1960) ... Himself
 1961 The Square World of Jack Paar (TV Movie)
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 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #5.111 (1962) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography: "The Mark Hellinger Story" (1952), about Broadway columnist Mark Hellinger (1903 - 1947), who also was a film producer and writer. See more »

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Personal Quote:

I don't think of myself as a historian. A reporter, maybe. What makes a good writer of history is a guy who is suspicious. Suspicion marks the real difference between the man who wants to write honest history and the one who'd just rather write a good story. See more »

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Copy boy, New York Daily News, 1929. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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