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Eddie Fisher (I) (1928–2010)


In 1953 Eddie Fisher was given his own fifteen-minute TV show called Coke Time (1953), sponsored by the Coca-Cola company. This show proved to be so popular that Coke then offered Eddie a $1 million contract to be their national spokesperson. A deal of that magnitude was almost unheard of at this time and helped push Fisher towards being one of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Nothing Lasts Forever
(1984)
Jack Benny's Bag
(1968)
The Eddie Fisher Show
The Eddie Fisher Show Himself - Host / Himself
(1957-1959)
Carol
Carol Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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 2016 Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Just in Time", "Oh My Papa", "May I Sing to You" (from tt0045379) (uncredited)) / (writer: "May I Sing to You" (from tt0045379) - uncredited)
 2015 Carol (performer: "That's the Chance You Take")
 2011 The Deep Blue Sea (performer: "Anytime")
 2010 Wishful Drinking (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "If I Loved You", "Oh! My Papa", "Tweedle Dee Dee")
 2010 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sixteen Year Old Virgin (2010) ... (writer: "Good Life" - uncredited)
 2009 Saving Grace B. Jones (performer: "I'm Yours")
 2008 That's Amore!: Italian-American Favorites (TV Movie) (performer: "Oh! My Papa" - uncredited)
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever (performer: "Oh! My Pa-Pa")
 1981 Porky's (performer: "Anytime")
 1971 The Last Picture Show (performer: "Wish You Were Here" - uncredited)
 1968 Jack Benny's Bag (TV Special) (performer: "Mrs. Robinson" - uncredited)
 1960 Scent of Mystery (performer: "SCENT OF MYSTERY")
 1959 The 31st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "To Love and Be Loved")
 1958 The Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 October 1958 (1958) ... (performer: "About a Quarter to Nine", "The Anniversary Song", "April Showers", "I'm Sitting on Top of the World", "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody", "Swanee", "Sonny Boy", "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)", "Why Do I Love You?", "Make Believe", "You Are Love" - uncredited)
 1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eddie Fisher (1958) ... (performer: "It's Nice to Go Trav'ling", "All the Way", "Oh, My Papa", "Young at Heart" - uncredited)
 1956 Bundle of Joy (performer: "Worry About Tomorrow", "All About Love", "Some Day Soon", "Lullaby in Blue", "I Never Felt This Way Before", "Bundle of Joy" - uncredited)
 1956 The 28th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing")
 1953-1954 Coke Time (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.37 (1954) ... (performer: "That's Amore", "Ebb Tide", "You Alone" - uncredited)
- Diahann Carroll (1953) ... (performer: "Bring Back The Thrill", "Tell Me Why", " (I'm Always Hearing) Wedding Bells")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Games That Lovers Play" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On his service in the United States Army: The Army gave me a lot more than I gave it. Why I did shows I never would have done. In the rain, the mud, off the backs of trucks, without a mike and sometimes without even music. See more »

Trivia:

Around 1956, Eddie Fisher and his agent Lew Wasserman were discussing roles for Fisher's acting debut. A project being discussed at the time was "What Makes Sammy Run?" by Budd Schulberg and Stuart Schulberg. Fisher wanted to play aggressive producer Sammy Glick, "the ultimate Jewish hustler. I knew a lot of real Sammy Glicks and I felt confident that was a character I could play." Lew Wasserman ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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