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Nelson Lyon (I) (1939–2012)

Nelson Lyon was born on February 28, 1939 in Troy Hills, New Jersey, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Telephone Book (1971) and The Baron (1977). He was married to Jill. He died on July 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Saturday Night Live
The Telephone Book
The Baron
The Baron Writer
Baja Nelson


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  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 19 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1981)
- Olivia Newton-John (1982) ... (writer)
- Danny DeVito/Sparks (1982) ... (writer)
- Robert Culp/The Charlie Daniels Band (1982) ... (writer)
- Johnny Cash/Elton John (1982) ... (writer)
- Daniel J. Travanti/John Cougar (1982) ... (writer)
 1977 The Baron (screenplay)
 1971 The Telephone Book (written by)
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 2005 Phobias (Short)
 1995 Baja (Video)
 1994 Floundering
Chief Merryl Fence
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 1988 Spike of Bensonhurst (producer)
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 1972 Richard (lyrics: "Richard")

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Blamed by many in the entertainment industry for the death of actor John Belushi. Lyon and Belushi were on a three-day heroin drug binge when Belushi died as a result of an overdose. See more »

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