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Soupy Sales (1926–2009)


Soupy Sales was born on January 28, 1926 in Franklinton, North Carolina, USA as Milton Supman. He was an actor, known for The Match Game (1962), Holy Man (1998) and The Hollywood Squares (1965). He was married to Trudy Carson and Barbara Fox. He died on October 22, 2009 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Match Game
The Match Game Himself - Team Captain
(1966-1969)
Holy Man
Holy Man Himself
(1998)
The Hollywood Squares
The Hollywood Squares Himself - Panelist / Himself - Center Square
(1967-1978)
The $10,000 Pyramid
The $10,000 Pyramid Himself - Celebrity Contestant
(1973-1991)

Filmography

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 2005 Angels with Angles
Tobacconist #2
 2002 The Griffin and the Minor Canon (TV Movie)
Messenger 2
 2001 This Train
John
 2001 Black Scorpion Returns (Video)
Sonny Dey / Professor Prophet
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)
Professor Prophet / Sonny Dey
- Zodiak Attack - Part 2 (2001) ... Professor Prophet
- Zodiak Attack - Part 1 (2001) ... Professor Prophet
- Wave Goodbye (2001) ... Sonny Dey
 2000 Behind the Seams
Doorman
 1999 Palmer's Pick-Up
Ernie Bolza
 1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Mr. Martini
- Easy Street (1996) ... Mr. Martini
 1994 Wings (TV Series)
Fred Gardner
- Miss Jenkins (1994) ... Fred Gardner
 1990 True Blue (TV Series)
- Blue Monday (1990)
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Howard Filby
- The Farmer's Daughter (1989) ... Howard Filby
 1979 The Soupy Sales Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1979)
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Victor Marshall
 1977 Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready (TV Movie)
Santola
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Walter (segment "Love and the Wishing Star") / (segment "Love and the Big Surprise")
 1969 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Lance Bradford
- Our Hero the Banker (1969) ... Lance Bradford
- The Hero (1969) ... Lance Bradford
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Fred Brady / Fireman Smokey
- The Hoofer (1966) ... Fred Brady
- Where There's Smokey (1966) ... Fireman Smokey
 1966 Birds Do It
Melvin Byrd
 1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Harlan Livingston III
- This Is Going to Hurt Me More Than It Hurts You (1964) ... Harlan Livingston III
 1963 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Henry Geller
- Who Killed Mr. X? (1963) ... Henry Geller
 1963 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Hank Salamanca
- The McCoy Sound (1963) ... Hank Salamanca
 1963 Critic's Choice
Boston Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1963 McKeever & the Colonel (TV Series)
T. Lemoyne Days III
- The Old Grad (1963) ... T. Lemoyne Days III
 1962 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series)
Johnson
- Operation: Jinx (1962) ... Johnson
 1961 The Two Little Bears
Officer McGovern
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Meyers / Stable Owner
- The Hope Chest (1960) ... Meyers
- The Legacy (1960) ... Stable Owner
 1959 The Soupy Sales Show (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Bear and I" in which he played a kiddie-show host, with Janos Prohaska as the titular ursine character whom almost everyone thinks is a guy in a fur suit, but Soupy knows is really a talking bear. The pilot producer was Chris Bearde. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 9 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Mr. Soupy Sales
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Producers say, "Hey, all he does is throw pies". It kept me off a lot of shows. See more »

Trivia:

Once, during the run of his slapstick show, the crew played a joke on him by posing a naked woman at a stage door. When Sales opened the door, he gasped and feared his career was over, but the scene was never telecast. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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