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Fred Silverman (I)

Fred Silverman was born in 1937, and quickly grew up into the television business. After starting out in the mail-room of ABC-TV in the late 1950s, he rose to director of program development at WGN-TV, Chicago in the early 60s. One day, he abandoned his car during a snowstorm and boarded a plane for New York, where he gained a position as head of ... See full bio »
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 2006 Drive Time Murders (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Recipe for Murder (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Diagnosis Murder: Town Without Pity (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Murder Among Friends (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993-2001 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series) (executive producer - 178 episodes)
- The Blair Nurse Project (2001) ... (executive producer)
- On the Beach (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Deja Vous (2001) ... (executive producer)
- No Good Deed (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Red's Shoes (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Twenty One (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1996 Bedtime (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1996 Bone Chillers (TV Series) (producer)
 1996 My Very Best Friend (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Special Report: Journey to Mars (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Gramps (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988-1995 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (executive producer - 92 episodes)
- Grow Old Along with Me (1995) ... (executive producer)
- By Duty Bound (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Who Was Geli Bendl? (1994) ... (executive producer)
- A Matter of Justice (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Give Me Your Life: Part 2 (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1986-1995 Matlock (TV Series) (executive producer - 181 episodes)
- The Scam (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Heist (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Assault (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Target (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Deadly Dose (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1994 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 A Twist of the Knife (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987-1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series) (executive producer - 103 episodes)
- Beautiful Dreamer (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Nightmare (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Ain't Misbehavin' (1992) ... (executive producer)
- All Through the Night (1992) ... (executive producer)
- I Can't Believe I'm Losing You (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 The House on Sycamore Street (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Diagnosis Murder (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Perfect Crimes (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989-1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series) (executive producer - 42 episodes)
- The Consulting Detective Mystery (1991) ... (executive producer)
- The Malibu Mystery (1991) ... (executive producer)
- The Hardboiled Mystery (1991) ... (executive producer)
- The Monkey Business Mystery (1991) ... (executive producer)
- The Mummy's Curse Mystery (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Piggsburg Pigs (TV Series) (executive producer - 1990)
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 She Knows Too Much (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Time of Their Lives (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Morningstar/Eveningstar (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1985 Perry Mason Returns (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 The Mighty Orbots (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Invasion of the Shadow Star (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Operation Eclipse (1984) ... (executive producer)
- A Tale of Two Thieves (1984) ... (executive producer)
- The Cosmic Circus (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Leviathan (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1984 The Love Report (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1983-1984 Thicke of the Night (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 May 1984 (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 30 November 1983 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 21 October 1983 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 29 September 1983 (1983) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 28 September 1983 (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 Great Day (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 Farrell for the People (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 Meatballs and Spaghetti (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
 1982 Pandamonium (TV Series) (executive producer - 1982)
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Where Have You Been Billy Boy (1979) ... (executive producer)
- The Green Girl (1979) ... (executive producer)
- A Very Formal Heist (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Superstar (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Pirouette (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1962 Zim Bomba (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Program Executive, WGN-TV, Chicago, 1959-1963. Vice President of Daytime, CBS; 1965-1970. Vice President of Programs, CBS; 1970-1975. President, ABC Entertainment, 1975-1978. President & CEO, NBC; 1978-1981. Independent Producer, 1981-Present. See more »

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Over-active cancelor!

Nickname:

Freddie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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