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The Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes, 1959 - 1967) (producer - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1964)
Western Union telegrams.
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'