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Cy Howard (1915–1993)

Cy Howard was born on September 27, 1915 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Seymour Horowitz. He was a writer and producer, known for My Friend Irma (1949), Harrigan and Son (1960) and My Friend Irma Goes West (1950). He was married to Barbara Warner Howard, Gloria Grahame and Nan Wynn. He died on April 29, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

My Friend Irma
(1949)
Harrigan and Son
(1960-1961)
The Decorator
The Decorator Writer
(1965)

Filmography

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 1972 Every Little Crook and Nanny (screenplay)
  The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1969) (writing supervisor - 2 episodes, 1968)
- Episode #3.20 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.18 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.17 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.15 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.13 (1969) ... (writer)
 1965 Marriage on the Rocks (story "Community Property" - uncredited) / (written by)
 1965 The Decorator (TV Short) (story) / (teleplay)
 1963 Maggie Brown (TV Movie) (creator)
 1963 Mickey and the Contessa (TV Movie)
 1960-1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series) (created by - 34 episodes)
- The Testimonial (1961) ... (creator)
- On Broadway (1961) ... (creator)
- Roommates (1961) ... (creator)
- The Legacy (1961) ... (creator)
- Hello - Goodbye (1961) ... (creator)
 1960 Guestward Ho! (TV Series) (created for television by - 1 episode)
- You Can't Go Home Again (1960) ... (created for television by)
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music U.S.A. (1958) ... (writer)
 1956 Sneak Preview (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Just Plain Folks (1956) ... (writer)
 1954 That's My Boy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tiger on Rossmore College (1954) ... (writer)
 1952-1954 My Friend Irma (TV Series) (creator - 4 episodes)
- Irma Gets Engaged (1954) ... (creator)
- Dating Barrington (1953) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 2 October 1953 (1953) ... (creator)
- Episode dated 3 October 1952 (1952) ... (creator)
 1952 Life with Luigi (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Citizenship (1952) ... (writer)
 1951 That's My Boy
 1950 My Friend Irma Goes West (characters) / (screenplay)
 1949 My Friend Irma (radio program "My Friend Irma") / (screenplay)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1956, he co-starred with Zsa-Zsa Gabor in a pilot for a TV comedy series about the life and work of a screenwriter and an actress. The series did not come to fruition. See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A department-store magnate who wanted to try his hand at producing a Broadway show sank a lot of his money into a musical that previewed in Philadelphia prior to opening on Broadway. The show was turning out to be a huge flop and was losing large sums of money. In an effort to revamp it, the producer hired Howard to rewrite it, and asked him to come to Philadelphia to see it and then give his ... See more »

Trivia:

Junior doubles tennis champion in 1933 at the University of Wisconsin. Transferred to the University of Minnesota and graduated with a degree in economics. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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