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Danny Simon (I) (1918–2005)

Danny Simon was a comedy writer, who together with his brother, Neil Simon, wrote for such classic 1950s television series as Your Show of Shows (1950). It was Danny who mentored his younger sibling and nicknamed him "Doc". They worked together in radio in the late 1940s and then in television, a period of their lives chronicled in Neil Simon's ... See full bio »

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(age 86) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 1982 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Squatter (1982) ... (teleplay)
 1977 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (honeymoon segment - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.22 (1977) ... (honeymoon segment)
 1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Julie's Best Friend (1976) ... (written by)
 1969-1970 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (head writer - 3 episodes)
- Friars Club Roast of Jack Benny (1970) ... (head writer)
- Alan King Stops the Press (1969) ... (head writer)
- Friars Club Roast of Milton Berle (1969) ... (head writer)
 1961-1967 My Three Sons (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- The Sky Is Falling (1967) ... (written by)
- Office Mother (1965) ... (written by)
- The In-Law Whammy (1964) ... (written by)
- House for Sale (1964) ... (written by)
- Windfall (1963) ... (written by)
 1966 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Second Honeymoon (1966) ... (written by)
  The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1964) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1964)
- Joey Gets Brainwashed (1964) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  McHale's Navy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- To Binghamton with Love (1963) ... (writer)
- The Captain's Mission (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) (script consultant - 1 episode)
- Birthday Boy (1963) ... (script consultant)
 1963 I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Table Tennis, Anyone? (1963) ... (written by)
- Mr. Takeover (1963) ... (written by)
  Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1959 - 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Big Fight (1962) ... (written by)
- Useless Charley (1962) ... (written by)
- Tonoose's Plot (1961) ... (written by)
- Surprise Party (1959) ... (teleplay) / (written by)
- Losers Weepers (1959) ... (written by)
 1961 The Real McCoys (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The New Piano (1961) ... (written by)
 1960 Bachelor Father (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Bentley and the Lost Chord (1960) ... (written by)
- Peter Gets Jury Notice (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Slightly Married (1960)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 Sid Caesar Invites You (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 January 1958 (1958) ... (writer)
 1954-1957 Caesar's Hour (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 March 1957 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 20 October 1956 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1954) ... (writer)
 1955 The Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 The Imogene Coca Show (TV Series)
 1950-1954 Your Show of Shows (TV Series) (writer - 139 episodes)
- Episode #5.39 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.38 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.37 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.35 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.34 (1954) ... (writer)
 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
 1948 The Arrow Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 November 1948 (1948) ... (writer)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Other Works:

New Faces of 1956 (1956). Musical comedy/revue. "Stars in the Rough," "Steady Edna," "Darts" sketches by Paul Lynde. "The Broken Kimona" sketch by Richard Maury. "A Canful of Trash" sketch by Louis Botto. "Madame Interpreter" sketch by Neil Simon and Danny Simon. "Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle" sketch by Terry Ryan and ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

I can teach you everything there is to know about writing comedy, except one: I can't teach you how to be born funny. See more »

Trivia:

Ex-brother-in-law of Marsha Mason and Diane Lander. See more »

Nickname:

Doc

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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