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Ed Sullivan (I) (1901–1974)


The beloved graven image of TV variety from 1948 to 1971 on CBS, Ed Sullivan originally made his name as a newspaper sportswriter, radio broadcaster and theater columnist for the New York Daily News. His column focused primarily on Broadway shows and juicy items about its stars. Hired in 1932 by the CBS network as a rival of radio commentator ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 2006 Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows (Video documentary) (producer - archive footage)
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes, 1959 - 1967) (producer - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1964)
- Episode #21.2 (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #20.29 (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #20.11 (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #19.39 (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #19.32 (1966) ... (executive producer)
Show Show Actor (11 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (57 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (70 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Kodak cameras set in Disneyland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Sullivan

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am the best damned showman in television. See more »

Trivia:

Had a twin brother Danny that died before their first birthday. See more »

Trademark:

On camera, very nervous, never made eye contact, spoke barely above a whisper.

Nickname:

'The Great Stone Face'

Star Sign:

Libra

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