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Terry Melcher (1942–2004)

Terry Melcher was born on February 8, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Terrence Paul Jorden. He was a producer and writer, known for Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Doris Day's Best Friends (1985) and The Doris Day Show (1968). He was married to Terese Edwards, Jacqueline Carlin and Melissa E. Brown. He died on November 19, 2004 in Beverly Hills, ... See full bio »

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 1991 Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer: Arwin Productions)
 1985-1986 Doris Day's Best Friends (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.25 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.24 (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.23 (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.22 (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1969-1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 49 episodes)
- Young Love (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Doris Goes to Hollywood (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Colonel Fairburn Jr. (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Lassoin' Leroy (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Jarvis' Uncle (1971) ... (executive producer)
 1971 The Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff Special (TV Special) (executive producer)
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Songwriter: Wrote "Good Thing", a hit for Paul Revere & The Raiders. See more »

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6 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Terrence P. Melcher

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Was a producer for Columbia Records who once auditioned and turned down Charles Manson for a recording contract. Initially, Melcher was believed to have been the original intended victim of the grisly Manson murders on Aug 9, 1969 at a house at 10050 Cielo Drive, Beverly Hills, where Melcher had previously lived with then-girlfriend Candice Bergen. Manson had previously visited Melcher there, and ... See more »

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