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Lou Scheimer (1928–2013)

Lou Scheimer was born on October 19, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Louis Scheimer. He was a producer and actor, known for She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985), Ghostbusters (1986) and BraveStarr (1987). He was married to Maryanne Wucher and Jay Scheimer. He died on October 17, 2013 in Tarzana, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2000 Robin and the Dreamweavers (producer)
 1990 Happily Ever After (producer)
 1988 BraveStarr: The Legend (producer)
 1987-1988 BraveStarr (TV Series) (producer - 65 episodes)
- Strength of the Bear (1988) ... (producer)
- Shake Hands with Long Arm John (1988) ... (producer)
- No Drums, No Trumpets (1988) ... (producer)
- The Blockade (1988) ... (producer)
- Nomad Is an Island (1988) ... (producer)
 1985-1987 She-Ra: Princess of Power (TV Series) (executive producer - 93 episodes)
- Swifty's Baby (1987) ... (executive producer)
- The Bibbet Story (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Shades of Orko (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Hordak's Power Play (1987) ... (executive producer)
- The Inspector (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1986 Ghostbusters (TV Series) (executive producer - 65 episodes)
- The Way You Are (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Maze Caves (1986) ... (executive producer)
- The Haunted Painting (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Pretend Friends (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Back to the Past (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1985 He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983-1985 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (TV Series) (executive producer - 130 episodes)
- The Cold Zone (1985) ... (executive producer)
- To Save the Creatures (1985) ... (executive producer)
- The Games (1985) ... (executive producer)
- The Ancient Mirror of Avathar (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Capture the Comet Keeper (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1985 The Secret of the Sword (executive producer)
 1982 Gilligan's Planet (TV Series) (executive producer - 1982)
 1982 Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 The Fat Albert Easter Special (TV Short) (producer)
 1981 Blackstar (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- The Zombie Masters (1981) ... (producer)
- The Crown of the Sorceress (1981) ... (producer)
- The Overlord's Big Spell (1981) ... (producer)
- The Air Whales of Anchar (1981) ... (producer)
- Tree of Evil (1981) ... (producer)
 1981 The New Adventures of Zorro (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- The Mysterious Traveler (1981) ... (producer)
- The Conspiracy (1981) ... (producer)
- Double Trouble (1981) ... (producer)
- The Take Over (1981) ... (producer)
- Fort Ramon (1981) ... (producer)
 1981 Hero High (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1981 The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! (TV Series) (executive producer - 1981)
 1980 A Snow White Christmas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979-1980 Sport Billy (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- A Tale of Two Billys (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Australian Adventure (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Pure Luck (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Athenian Adventure (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Peril in Peru (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1980 The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (TV Series) (producer)
 1980 The New Adventures of Tom and Jerry (TV Series) (producer)
 1979-1980 Flash Gordon (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Chapter Sixteen: Ming's Last Battle (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter Fifteen: Revolt of the Power Men (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter Fourteen: The Desert Hawk (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter Thirteen: Castaways in Tropica (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter Twelve: Tournament of Death (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978-1979 Jason of Star Command (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Battle for Freedom (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Mimi's Secret (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Little Girl Lost (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Phantom Force (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Face to Face (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1976-1979 Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle (TV Series) (executive producer - 36 episodes)
- Tarzan and the White Elephant (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Tarzan and the Huntress (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Tarzan and the Future King (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Tarzan and the Soul Stealer (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Tarzan and the Drought (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1979 The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1978 Archie's Bang-Shang Lalapalooza Show (TV Series) (producer)
 1978 Fabulous Funnies (TV Series) (executive producer - 1978)
 1978 Tarzan and the Super 7 (TV Series) (executive producer - 1978)
 1978 The Freedom Force (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 1977 The New Archie/Sabrina Hour (TV Series) (executive producer - 1977)
 1977 The Fat Albert Christmas Special (TV Short) (producer)
 1977 Space Academy (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Johnny Sunseed (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Star Legend (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Space Hookey (1977) ... (executive producer)
- My Favorite Marcia (1977) ... (executive producer)
- The Cheat (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1977 Space Sentinels (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The World Ship (1977) ... (executive producer)
- The Jupiter Spore (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Fauna (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Loki (1977) ... (executive producer)
- Voyage to the Inner World (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1977 Sabrina, Super Witch (TV Series) (producer)
 1977 The Fat Albert Halloween Special (TV Short) (producer)
 1977 The New Adventures of Batman (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Trouble Identity (1977) ... (executive producer)
- This Looks Like a Job for Bat-Mite! (1977) ... (executive producer)
- The Pest (1977) ... (executive producer)
- The Moonman (1977) ... (executive producer)
- The Deep Freeze (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1976 Ark II (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Orkus (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Don Quixote (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Balloon (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Mind Group (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Lottery (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1975-1976 Isis (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Now You See It... (1976) ... (executive producer)
- ...And Now You Don't (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Year of the Dragon (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Cheerleader (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Class Clown (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1974-1976 Shazam! (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Out of Focus (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Sound of a Different Drummer (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Finders Keepers (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Ripcord (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Bitter Herbs (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1975 The Ghost Busters (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Abominable Snowman (1975) ... (executive producer)
- Merlin, the Magician (1975) ... (executive producer)
- The Vikings Have Landed (1975) ... (executive producer)
- Only Ghosts Have Wings (1975) ... (executive producer)
- Jekyll & Hyde: Together, for the First Time! (1975) ... (executive producer)
 1975 The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty (TV Series) (producer - 1975)
 1975 Uncle Croc's Block (TV Series) (executive producer - 1975)
 1974 The U.S. Of Archie (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- Wizard of Menlo Park (1974) ... (producer)
- Fulton's Folly (1974) ... (producer)
- The Great Divide (1974) ... (producer)
- The Crime of Ignorance (1974) ... (producer)
- Mr. Watson, Come Here (1974) ... (producer)
 1974 Journey Back to Oz (producer)
 1973-1974 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes)
- The Counter-Clock Incident (1974) ... (producer)
- How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1974) ... (producer)
- Albatross (1974) ... (producer)
- The Practical Joker (1974) ... (producer)
- Bem (1974) ... (producer)
 1974 The New Adventures of Gilligan (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1974 Oliver Twist (producer)
 1973 Lassie's Rescue Rangers (TV Series) (producer)
 1973 Treasure Island (producer)
 1973 Mission: Magic! (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- A Light Mystery (1973) ... (producer)
- Horse Feathers (1973) ... (producer)
- Modran Returns (1973) ... (producer)
- Nephren (1973) ... (producer)
- Doctor Astro (1973) ... (producer)
 1973 My Favorite Martians (TV Series) (producer)
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- The Brady Kids on Mysterious Island (1972) ... (producer)
 1972 The Brady Kids (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- It's All Greek to Me (1972) ... (producer)
- You Took the Words Right Out of My Tape (1972) ... (producer)
 1972 Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Runt (1972) ... (producer)
 1971 Aesop's Fables (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 Archie's TV Funnies (TV Series) (producer - 1971)
 1971 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (producer - 1971)
 1970 Archie's Funhouse (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- Space Spectacular/Fresh Air ... (producer)
- Really Big Caesar/Acrobats ... (producer)
- Mind Reading/Fast Bucks ... (producer)
- Jungle Doctor/Lake ... (producer)
- Flying Fools/Birthday Dinner ... (producer)
 1970 Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- When I Grow Up (1970) ... (producer)
- Goolie Swing ... (producer)
- Witches' Brew ... (producer)
- What's in the Bag? ... (producer)
 1970 Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Computer Suitor (1970) ... (producer)
 1969 Archie and His New Pals (TV Movie) (producer)
 1969 The Hardy Boys (TV Series) (producer)
 1968 Fantastic Voyage (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Great Busby (1968) ... (producer)
 1968 The Archie Show (TV Series) (producer)
 1968 Aquaman (TV Series) (producer - 1968)
 1967 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Series) (producer - 1967)
 1967 The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Green Lantern: Evil Is as Evil Does (1967) ... (producer)
- Hawkman: Peril from Pluto (1967) ... (producer)
 1966 The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- The Force Phantom/The Spy from Outer Space: Part I/The Mermen of Emor (1966) ... (producer - as Louis Scheimer)
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Co-founder, with Norm Prescott and Hal Sutherland, of animation company, "Filmation Studios", in 1963. See more »

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