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Madelyn Davis (1921–2011)


Madelyn Davis was born on March 15, 1921 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Madelyn Pugh. She was a writer and producer, known for I Love Lucy (1951), One Life to Live (1968) and The Lucy Show (1962). She was married to Dr. Richard Merrill Davis and Quinn Martin. She died on April 20, 2011 in Bel-Air, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (1968 motion picture story)
 2001 Kocham Klare (TV Mini-Series) (original - as Madelyn Pugh)
 1990 I Love Lucy: The Very First Show (TV Movie) (as Madelyn Pugh)
 1986 Life with Lucy (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Lucy and the Guard Goose (1986) ... (written by)
- Lucy and Curtis Are Up a Tree (1986) ... (written by)
- World's Greatest Grandma (1986) ... (written by)
- Lucy Makes a Hit with John Ritter (1986) ... (written by)
- One Good Grandparent Deserves Another (1986) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1977-1985 Alice (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (written by)
- A Semi-Merry Christmas (1977) ... (written by - as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
 1979 Dorothy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Hard Hearted Hamlet (1979) ... (written by)
 1977 Lucy Calls the President (TV Movie)
 1976 Mr. T and Tina (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Unaired Pilot (1976) ... (written by)
- Pilot (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Olympics (1975) ... (written by)
  Here's Lucy (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (writer - 8 episodes, 1970 - 1973) (written by - 1 episode, 1971)
 1973 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- P.S. I Loathe You (1973) ... (written by)
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series) (1 episode)
  The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series) (25 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (written by - 26 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Not-So-Grand Opera (1969) ... (creator)
- The Charge of the Wife Brigade (1969) ... (creator)
- Show Business Is No Business (1969) ... (creator)
- Take Her, He's Mine (1969) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Two on the Aisle (1969) ... (creator)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series) (1984)
 1968 Yours, Mine and Ours (story)
 1966 The Carol Channing Show (TV Movie)
  The Lucy Show (TV Series) (written by - 58 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (special material - 1 episode, 1966)
- Lucy Flies to London (1966) ... (special material)
- Lucy Enters a Baking Contest (1964) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin)
- Lucy Is a Process Server (1964) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin)
- Lucy and the Scout Trip (1964) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin)
- Lucy Goes Into Politics (1964) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin)
 1963 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All About Barbara (1963) ... (writer)
  The Tom Ewell Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- Tom Takes Over (1960) ... (creator)
- Tom Cuts Off the Credit (1960) ... (written by)
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- K.O. Kitty (1958) ... (written by)
  The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1958) (writer - 3 episodes, 1957 - 1958)
- Lucy Goes to Sun Valley (1958) ... (writer)
- Lucy Wins a Race Horse (1958) ... (as Madelyn Martin)
- Lucy Hunts Uranium (1958) ... (as Madelyn Martin)
- The Celebrity Next Door (1957) ... (writer)
- Lucy Takes a Cruise to Havana (1957) ... (writer)
  I Love Lucy (TV Series) (124 episodes, 1952 - 1957) (written by - 40 episodes, 1951 - 1952) (written for television by - 9 episodes, 1952 - 1956) (writer - 5 episodes, 1954 - 1957)
- The Ricardos Dedicate a Statue (1957) ... (as Madelyn Pugh)
- Country Club Dance (1957) ... (writer)
- Housewarming (1957) ... (as Madelyn Pugh)
- Lucy's Night in Town (1957) ... (as Madelyn Pugh)
- Ragtime Band (1957) ... (as Madelyn Pugh)
 1956 I Love Lucy Christmas Show (TV Movie) (written for television by - as Madelyn Pugh)
 1955 Those Whiting Girls (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The College Show (1955) ... (creator - as Madelyn Pugh)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- An Eye for an Eye (1953) ... (story)
 1953 I Love Lucy (writer)
 1951 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Father's Harem (1951)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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Other Works:

In 1967, she wrote the teleplay for an unsold television pilot called "The Carol Channing Show" where Ms. Carol Channing played a small-town talk show host who moved to New York City trying to make it big.

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1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Madelyn Pugh Davis | Madelyne Pugh Davis | Madelyn Martin | Madelyn Pugh | Marilyn Pugh
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Stepmother of Brian Davis, Charlotte Davis, Lisa Davis and Ned Davis. See more »

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