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Allan Sherman (1924–1973)


Allan Sherman was born on November 30, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Allan Copelon. He was married to Dee Chackes. He died on November 20, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Match Game
The Match Game Team Captain
(1964)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest Host / Himself
(1963)
The Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat
(1971)

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 2016 Spise med Price (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fyn (2016) ... (writer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)" - uncredited)
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Monster Mash (2012) ... (performer: "Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh") / (writer: "Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh")
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Star Tours: The Original 1987 Classic (2011) ... (performer: "The Bronx Bird Watcher")
 2006 Tales of the Rat Fink (Documentary) (performer: "Rat Fink (aka Rag Mop)")
  The King of Queens (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Tube Steaks (1999) ... (performer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)" - uncredited)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Undead (1997) ... (lyrics: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" - uncredited)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Marge Be Not Proud (1995) ... (performer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp)") / (writer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp)")
 1993 Indian Summer (performer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah") / (writer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah")
 1991 Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (Video) (performer: "Sarah Jackman") / (writer: "Sarah Jackman")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes, 1982 - 1984) (music - 3 episodes, 1982 - 1984)
- The Deal (1984) ... (lyrics: "We") / (music: "We")
- ...Help from My Friends (1983) ... (lyrics: "Light One Candle") / (music: "Light One Candle")
- Words (1982) ... (lyrics: "Did I Ever Really Live") / (music: "Did I Ever Really Live")
 1971 The Cat in the Hat (TV Short) (performer: "The Gradunza", "Calculatus Eliminatus", "I'm A Punk", "Beautiful Kittenfish", "Anything Under The Sun", "Cat, Hat", "Sweep Up The Memories")
 1968 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.36 (1968) ... (lyrics: "Did I Ever Really Live?" - uncredited)
  Fanfare (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.12 (1965) ... (performer: "Return to Camp Granada") / (writer: "Return to Camp Granada")
  The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #2.26 (1965) ... (performer: "Crazy Downtown", "Crazy Downtown" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Crazy Downtown" - uncredited)
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1963) ... (performer: "Consider Yourself")
 1952 Vampire Over London (performer: "My Son, the Vampire" - uncredited) / (writer: "My Son, the Vampire" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Camp Granada Boardgame (1960s) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On why he always insisted on full orchestral backing on his recordings: The effect is like this - you're looking into Tiffany's most elegant store window, and in the window is a black velvet pillow, and right in the middle of the pillow is an onion - that's me! See more »

Trivia:

Comedian and song parodist extraordinaire, whose humor albums ("My Son, the Folksinger", "Allan in Wonderland") were bestsellers during the 1960s. See more »

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