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Sammy Spear (1909–1975)

Sammy Spear was the Musical Director and composer for about 1/2 of the original Honeymooner TV series. Later he was the Musical Director for the Jackie Gleason Show starting in New York City then moving to Miami Florida, he was the Musical Director for the duration of the show. Between The Honeymooners and the Gleason Show he owned and operated a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine
(1962-1966)
The Honeymooners
The Honeymooners Music Department
(1955-1956)
The Jackie Gleason Show
The Jackie Gleason Show Music Department
(1966-1970)
Cavalcade of Stars
Cavalcade of Stars Music Department
(1949-1950)

Filmography

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 1966-1970 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) (musical director - 41 episodes)
- The Honeymooners: Operation Protest (1970) ... (musical director)
- The Honeymooners: We're Off to See the Wizard (1970) ... (musical director)
- The Honeymooners: The Match Game (1969) ... (musical director)
- The Honeymooners: The Sun and Raccoon Capital (1969) ... (musical director)
- The Honeymooners: Hawaii, Oh! Oh! (1969) ... (musical director)
 1962-1966 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) (musical director - 65 episodes)
- Gleason Gaities 1966 (1966) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 23 April 1966 (1966) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.28 (1966) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.27 (1966) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.26 (1966) ... (musical director)
 1955-1956 The Honeymooners (TV Series) (musical director - 39 episodes)
- A Man's Pride (1956) ... (musical director)
- Dial J for Janitor (1956) ... (musical director)
- The Bensonhurst Bomber (1956) ... (musical director)
- Alice and the Blonde (1956) ... (musical director)
- Mind Your Own Business (1956) ... (musical director)
  Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series) (musical director - 3 episodes, 1950) (orchestra director - 1 episode, 1950) (orchestra leader - 1 episode, 1949)
- Episode #1.66 (1950) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.65 (1950) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.64 (1950) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.47 (1950) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.1 (1949) ... (orchestra leader)
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 1966-1970 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Goldilocks / Vendor - Kosher / Taco Stand / ...
- The Honeymooners: Mexican Hat Trick (1969) ... Vendor - Kosher / Taco Stand
- The Honeymooners: The Honeymooners in England (1966) ... Sir Samuel Spear (uncredited)
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 1956 The Honeymooners (TV Series) (1 episode)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 1968 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Lucy Visits Jack Benny (1968) ... (music: "Theme from 'The Honeymooners'")
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 1967 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Himself
 1963-1964 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Himself / Themselves
- Gleason's Gaieties (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #2.32 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #2.31 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #2.30 (1964) ... Themselves
- Episode #2.11 (1963) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Live and In Love" (1971)
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Trademark:

Gaudy suits and sport jackets

Star Sign:

Gemini

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