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Robert Lees (I) (1912–2004)

Robert Lees was born on July 10, 1912 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Hold That Ghost (1941), Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) and Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951). He was married to Abel, Jean. He died on June 13, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Scoobygeist/The Quagmire Quake Caper (1983) ... (story - segment "Scoobygeist", as Bob Lees)
 1968 Land of the Giants (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Manhunt (1968) ... (written by - as Jay Selby)
 1966-1968 Daktari (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Man's Man (1968) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- The Killer of Wameru (1968) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- Operation Springtime (1967) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- Cry for Help (1966) ... (as J.E. Selby)
 1967-1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Love on the Double (1968) ... (written by - as J.E. Selby)
- The Abominable Iceman (1967) ... (written by - as J.E. Selby)
 1966-1967 Flipper (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Flipper's New Friends: Part 2 (1967) ... (writer)
- Flipper's New Friends: Part 1 (1967) ... (writer)
- Lost Dolphin (1966) ... (writer)
 1967 The Green Hornet (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Ace in the Hole (1967) ... (written by - as J.E. Selby)
 1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Of Haunted Houses, Little Boys, and a Ghost Named Malcolm (1966) ... (story by - as Jay E. Selby)
 1966 Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Feed the Kitty (1966) ... (written by - as J.E. Selby)
 1966 Branded (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Golden Fleece (1966) ... (writer - as Jay Selby)
  Lassie (TV Series) (18 episodes, 1958 - 1964) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958)
- Bee Line (1964) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- Guide Dog (1964) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- High Tension (1963) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- Show Dog (1962) ... (as J.E. Selby)
- The Trip (1961) ... (as J.E. Selby)
  Rawhide (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1962) (written by - 1 episode, 1961)
- Gold Fever (1962) ... (teleplay - as J.E. Selby)
- Grandma's Money (1962) ... (teleplay - as J.E. Selby)
- The Gentleman's Gentleman (1961) ... (written by - as J.E. Selby)
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vengeance for Sundance (1960) ... (as J.E. Selby)
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Total Loss (1959) ... (written by - as J.E. Selby)
 1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
 1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
 1952 Jumping Jacks (screenplay)
 1950 You Asked for It (TV Series)
 1949 Holiday in Havana (writer)
 1948 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (original screenplay)
 1947 The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (screenplay by)
 1944 Hell-Bent for Election (Short) (written by)
 1943 Crazy House (screenplay)
 1943 Hit the Ice (screenplay)
 1943 No Time for Love (story)
 1942 Juke Box Jenny (original screenplay)
 1941 Hold That Ghost (original story) / (screenplay)
 1941 The Black Cat
 1940 The Invisible Woman (screenplay)
 1939 Let's Talk Turkey (Short) (screenplay)
 1939 Prophet Without Honor (Short) (screen play)
 1939 Weather Wizards (Short) (writer)
 1939 An Hour for Lunch (Short) (screen play)
 1938 It's in the Stars (Short) (screenplay)
 1938 Follow the Arrow (Short) (screenplay)
 1938 The Story of Doctor Carver (Short) (screenplay)
 1938 An Evening Alone (Short) (screenplay)
 1938 Music Made Simple (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 Candid Cameramaniacs (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 A Night at the Movies (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 How to Start the Day (Short) (story)
 1937 Penny Wisdom (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 How to Be a Detective (Short)
 1936 How to Train a Dog (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 How to Behave (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 The Perfect Set-Up (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1935 'Hit-and-Run Driver' (Short) (original story) / (screenplay)
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Bob Lees | J.E. Selby | Jay E. Selby | Jay Selby
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He was found murdered in his apartment. He was decapitated. His murderer also killed his neighbor, a Mr. Engelson. Because this man was on the phone at the time, the police were alerted quickly. According to the Associated Press, Kevin Lee Graff, 27, was arrested for the murders on June 14, 2004. See more »

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