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Harvey Korman (1927–2008)


Lanky, popular TV comedy veteran with a flair for broad comic characterizations, who shone for a decade as leading man and second banana par excellence on The Carol Burnett Show (1967) but failed to find much success in his own projects. A persistent TV presence since the early 1960s, Korman's first big break was a stint as a featured performer on ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2001 The Ruby Princess Runs Away
Hapgood the Dragon (voice)
 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Gularis
- Panic on Bathyos (2000) ... Gularis (voice)
 2000 Flintstones Bedrock Bowling (Video Game)
Gazoo (voice)
 1998-1999 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Don Reynolds
- Dino Checks Out (1999) ... Don Reynolds (voice)
- Runaway Float/Partners (1998) ... Don Reynolds (voice)
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Earl
- No Laughing Matter (1999) ... Earl (voice)
 1999 Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (Video)
Prof von Klupp
 1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (Video)
Floyd (voice)
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Arismap
- Hercules and the Griffin (1998) ... Arismap
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Stan Levy
- Stuck on You (1998) ... Stan Levy
 1998 Gideon
Jacob Titleman
 1997 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Jimmy
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
The Farmer
- Panic (1997) ... The Farmer
 1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Harvey Huckaby
- Comedy Is Murder (1997) ... Harvey Huckaby
 1996 Ellen (TV Series)
Therapist
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Dr. John Richmond
- Who Killed the King of the Country Club? (1995) ... Dr. John Richmond
 1995 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series)
O.Ratz / Restaurant Owner
- O. Ratz: Rat in a Hot Tin Can (1995) ... O.Ratz / Restaurant Owner (voice)
 1994 The Flintstones
Dictabird (voice)
 1992 The Golden Palace (TV Series)
Bill
 1988 Crash Course (TV Movie)
Abner Fraser
 1986 The Longshot
Lou
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
White King
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
- The Couch (1985)
 1985 The Cracker Brothers (TV Movie)
 1985 Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie)
Various
 1984 Gone Are the Dayes (TV Movie)
Charlie Mitchell
 1983 Carpool (TV Movie)
Wendell Brooks
 1983 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Ed Higgins
- Cellmates (1983) ... Ed Higgins
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
Carlisle Edwards
 1982 Eunice (TV Movie)
Ed
 1980 First Family
Ambassador Spender
 1980 Herbie Goes Bananas
Captain Blythe
 1980 The Tim Conway Show (TV Series)
 1979 Americathon
Monty Rushmore
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie)
Krelman / Chef Gormaanda / Amorphian instructor
 1978 Bud and Lou (TV Movie)
Bud Abbott
 1978 Snavely (TV Movie)
Henry Snavely
 1967-1977 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Various characters / Rat Butler
- 10th Anniversary Show (1977) ... Various Characters
- Episode #10.23 (1977)
- Episode #10.22 (1977)
- Episode #10.21 (1977)
- Episode #10.20 (1977)
 1976 The Love Boat (TV Movie)
Willard
 1974 Insight (TV Series)
Matt Slovak
- Crunch on Spruce Street (1974) ... Matt Slovak
 1971 Suddenly Single (TV Movie)
Conrad
 1969 Three's a Crowd (TV Movie)
Doctor Pike
 1969 The April Fools
Matt Benson
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Baron Hinterstoisser
- The Night of the Big Blackmail (1968) ... Baron Hinterstoisser
 1968 Don't Just Stand There
Merriman Dudley
 1967 Three Bites of the Apple
Harvey Tomlinson
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series)
Giovanni's Son
- Episode #4.14 (1966) ... Giovanni's Son
- Episode #3.26 (1966) ... Giovanni's Son
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Col. Heindreich von Zeppel
- Bye, Bye, Balloon (1966) ... Col. Heindreich von Zeppel
 1966 The Hero (TV Series)
Ralph Rayburn
- The Big Return of Little Eddie (1966) ... Ralph Rayburn
 1966 The Man Called Flintstone
Chief Mountmore / Additional Voices (voice)
 1966 The Last of the Secret Agents?
German Colonel
 1964-1966 The Flintstones (TV Series)
The Great Gazoo / Rockarabian Men / Mr. Safestone / ...
- My Fair Freddy (1966) ... The Great Gazoo (voice)
- Jealousy (1966) ... The Great Gazoo (voice)
- Boss for a Day (1966) ... The Great Gazoo (voice)
- Two Men on a Dinosaur (1966) ... The Great Gazoo (voice)
 1964-1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
Prof. Fagenspahen / Dr. Leinbach / Lennie Bates / ...
- Prehistoric Munster (1966) ... Prof. Fagenspahen
- Yes, Galen, There Is a Herman (1965) ... Dr. Leinbach
- Family Portrait (1964) ... Lennie Bates
- Tin Can Man (1964) ... Professor Fagenspahen
 1966 Lord Love a Duck
Weldon Emmett
 1965 The John Forsythe Show (TV Series)
H. H. Hopper
- Duty and the Beast (1965) ... H. H. Hopper
 1965 Gidget (TV Series)
Joe Hanley
- Daddy Come Home (1965) ... Joe Hanley
 1964-1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Major Grayson / Mr. Phillips / Mr. Slater
- Lucy at Marineland (1965) ... Major Grayson
- Lucy the Stockholder (1965) ... Mr. Phillips
- Lucy, the Camp Cook (1964) ... Mr. Slater
 1964-1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
2nd Salesman / 1st Sergeant / Director
- Jack Has Dog Trouble (1965) ... 2nd Salesman
- Jack Brings Ed Up from the Vault (1965) ... 1st Sergeant
- Jack Loses a Raffle (1964) ... Director
 1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Max Denton
- Maid for a Day (1964) ... Max Denton
 1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Blake
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Prof. Belden
- A Shield Is for Hiding Behind (1963) ... Prof. Belden
 1963 Glynis (TV Series)
Harvey Korman
- Three Men in a Tub (1963) ... Harvey Korman
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Reporter
 1961-1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Mr. Griffin / Bowers
- My Four Boys (1963) ... Mr. Griffin
- Haunted House (1961) ... Bowers
 1961-1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Mr. Mills / Len Statler
- The Quick and the Dead (1961) ... Len Statler
 1963 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Jerry Grant
- The Year Joan Crawford Won the Oscar (1963) ... Jerry Grant
 1963 Son of Flubber
Husband in Commercial (uncredited)
 1962 Empire (TV Series)
Bunce
- Pressure Lock (1962) ... Bunce
 1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
George Coleman - Bartender
- The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle (1962) ... George Coleman - Bartender
 1960-1962 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Carter Melville / Dr. Allison / Headwaiter
- Rebel with a Cause (1962) ... Carter Melville
- Who Needs Glasses? (1962) ... Dr. Allison
- Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (1960) ... Headwaiter
 1962 I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series)
Mr. Rembar
- The Acting Game (1962) ... Mr. Rembar
 1962 Gypsy
Phil (uncredited)
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Resident
- Bird in the Hand (1962) ... Resident
 1961-1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. B.R. Liebman
- The Burning Sky (1962) ... Dr. B.R. Liebman
- My Brother, the Doctor (1962) ... Dr. B.R. Liebman
- Second Chance (1961) ... Dr. B.R. Liebman
- A Shining Image (1961) ... Dr. B.R. Liebman
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Prosecutor
- Green Bay Riddle (1962) ... Prosecutor
 1962 The Detectives (TV Series)
Gibson Holly
- The Jagged Edge (1962) ... Gibson Holly
 1961 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Artie
 1961 Hennesey (TV Series)
Dr. Don Spright
- The Gossip Go-Round (1961) ... Dr. Don Spright
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Bromby
- Flamin' Lady (1961) ... Bromby
 1961 Living Venus
Ken Carter
 1959 Carving Magic (Short)
Al (uncredited)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (56 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio commercial for GM Goodwrench Service (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It takes a certain type of person to be a television star. I didn't have whatever that is. I come across as kind of snobbish and maybe a little too bright. ... Give me something bizarre to play or put me in a dress and I'm fine. - in a 2005 interview See more »

Trivia:

Born in Chicago, he left college for service in the U.S. Navy during WWII and later studied at the Goodman School of Drama at the Chicago Art Institute. See more »

Nickname:

Mr.Happy Go-Lucky

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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