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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
The Pajama Game Producer
Damn Yankees!
Damn Yankees! Producer
Under the Yum Yum Tree
The Velvet Touch
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 1971 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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 1959 The Gazebo (stage presenter)
 1958 Damn Yankees! (producer: original stage production - as Brisson)
 1957 The Pajama Game (stage producer - as Brisson)
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 1962 Five Finger Exercise
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 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Producer
- Episode dated 27 March 1979 (1979) ... Himself - Producer
 1978 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 January 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 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: Five Finger Exercise. Written by Peter Shaffer [earliest Broadway credit]. Directed by John Gielgud. Music Box Theatre: 2 Dec 1959- 1 Oct 1959 (337 performances). Cast: Roland Culver (as "Stanley Harrington"), Jessica Tandy (as "Louise Harrington"), Brian Bedford (as "Clive Harrington") [Broadway debut], Michael Bryant (as "... See more »

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He was at his first wife Rosalind Russell 's bedside when she died. See more »


"The Lizard of Roz"

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