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The Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes, 1959 - 1967) (producer - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1964)
Produced "Crazy With the Heat" on Broaway. Musical revue (updated/restaged version). Music / lyrics by Irvin Graham. Additional music by Rudi Revil. Material by Sam E. Werris, Arthur Sheekman
, Mack Davis, Max Liebman
and Don Herold. Additional dialogue by Arthur Stander and Sydney Zelinka
. New sketches by Lew Brown
5 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
Tonight, we have a real big show...
From the moment that Elvis Presley
hit #1 on the charts in 1956, Sullivan insisted that his act was vulgar, distasteful and that he would never stoop to displaying that kind of entertainment on his show. However, when Steve Allen
booked Elvis on his show in July, it turned out to be a ratings blockbuster. The very next day, despite everything he had previously said, Sullivan booked Elvis, who ...
Sullivan, whose somewhat awkward demeanor was often poked fun of and who had a sense of humor himself, became a media icon.
'The Great Stone Face'