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Frederick Brisson (1912–1984)

Frederick Brisson was born on March 17, 1912 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Carl Frederick Brisson. He is known for his work on The Pajama Game (1957), Damn Yankees! (1958) and Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963). He was married to Arlette Janssens Josephson and Rosalind Russell. He died on October 8, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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The Pajama Game
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Damn Yankees!
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 1970 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (producer)
 1969 Generation (producer)
 1963 Under the Yum Yum Tree (producer)
 1962 Five Finger Exercise (producer)
 1958 Damn Yankees! (associate producer)
 1957 The Pajama Game (associate producer)
 1955 The Girl Rush (producer)
 1953 Never Wave at a WAC (producer)
 1948 The Velvet Touch (producer)
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 1962 Five Finger Exercise (producer: Broadway production)
 1959 The Gazebo (stage presenter)
 1958 Damn Yankees! (producer: original stage production - as Brisson)
 1957 The Pajama Game (stage producer - as Brisson)
 1955 The Girl Rush (presenter)
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 1962 Five Finger Exercise
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 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Producer
- Episode #18.114 (1979) ... Himself - Producer
 1978 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 January 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 1977 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #16.225 (1977) ... Himself - Guest
 1962 Here's Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #2.109 (1962) ... Himself
 1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #8.49 (1955) ... Himself

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Stage Play: New Girl In Town. Musical. Book written by George Abbott. Based on the 1921 Eugene O'Neill play "Anna Christie." Choreographed by Bob Fosse. Directed by George Abbott. 46th Street Theatre: 14 May 1957- 24 May 1958 (431 performances). Cast: Gwen Verdon (as "Anna"), Thelma Ritter (as "Marthy"), Del Anderson (as "Oscar/Singer"), ... See more »

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Served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. See more »


"The Lizard of Roz"

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