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The Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes, 1959 - 1967) (producer - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1964)
5 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
I've tried every way I know to smile into a camera, but I can't do it.
A gentle, compassionate showman, there was still another side to Sullivan. He could be very quick to take offense if he felt that he had been crossed or betrayed and could hold a grudge for a long time. Comedian Jackie Mason
and the rock group The Doors
were two cases in point who got on Ed's bad side. In the case of The Doors
, Jim Morrison
agreed to change what Sullivan considered inappropriate ...
On camera, very nervous, never made eye contact, spoke barely above a whisper.
'The Great Stone Face'