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George David Weiss (1921–2010)

George David Weiss was born on April 9, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Claire Nicholson. He died on August 23, 2010 in Oldwick, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Billy Joel/Chelsea Clinton (2014) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2014 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 2013 Rising Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2013 Wolf Creek 2 (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 20 Finalists Perform (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" (Live at Daytrotter))
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Stay with Me" (as "Stay with Me Baby"))
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #20.82 (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- Episode #18.173 (2011) ... (music: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
- Dr. Phil/Jon Gruden/Tim Urban (2010) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.109 (2010) ... (writer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2013 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- From This Day Forward (2013) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2012 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2012) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2008-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Results Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Stay with Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.6 (2008) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2012 Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2012 Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lost Child (2012) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In the Beginning (2012) ... (writer: "I Can't Help Fallin' In Love" - uncredited)
 2012 A Current Affair (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Karise (2012) ... (writer: "Stay With Me")
 2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (writer: "Stay With Me" - as George Weiss)
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Final (2012) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2012 Dark Shadows (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.82 (2012) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.21 (2011) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2012 When the Lights Went Out (writer: "A Walkin Miracle")
 2012 Back to the Sea (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2011 New Year's Eve (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2011 The Muppets (writer: "Lullaby of Birdland")
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blinking Red Light (2011) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2011 Pan Am (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One Coin in a Fountain (2011) ... (writer: "Too Close for Comfort" - uncredited)
 2011 Unlawful Killing (Documentary) (writer: "(I Can't Help) Falling in Love with You" - uncredited)
 2010 Head Over Heels (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2010 An Idiot Abroad (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Karl Comes Home (2010) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2010 Huckabee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2010 The Back-up Plan (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - as George D. Weiss)
 2010 Shutter Island (writer: "WHEEL OF FORTUNE" (1952))
 2010 Leap Year (writer: "MORE AND MORE OF YOUR AMOR" - as George Weiss)
  The Choir: Unsung Town (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (lyrics: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited) / (music: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2009 Elvis: Love Me Tender - The Love Songs (Video documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2009 The Wedding (TV Series) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 2007-2009 Qwerty (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.38 (2009) ... (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World")
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World")
 2009 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.152 (2009) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2009 Pirate Radio (writer: "Stay with Me Baby" (1966) - as George Weiss)
 2008 Èxit (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.12 (2008) ... (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World")
 2008/I W. (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - as George D. Weiss)
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - as George Weiss)
 2008 Wicked Lake ("What a Wonderful World")
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2008 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (Documentary) (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2007 The Bucket List (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (Video) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2007 Página 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World")
 2007 Fred Claus (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2007 Elvis: Viva Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2007 No Reservations (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 1989-2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "Rumors Are Flying")
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... (writer: "Wonderful World")
 2002-2007 ER (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- I Don't (2007) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
- On the Beach (2002) ... (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2007 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Product Recall (2007) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2007 Elvis Lives: The 25th Anniversary Concert, 'Live' from Memphis (Video) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - as George Weiss)
 2007 Hounddog (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sarah, the Heroine of Nili (2006) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... (lyrics: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2006 Aloha from Sweden (Video) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2004-2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- My Way Home (2006) ... (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
- My Butterfly (2004) ... (writer: " (What a) Wonderful World")
 2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (lyrics: "Wheel of Fortune" (1952) - as George Weiss) / (music: "Wheel of Fortune" (1952) - as George Weiss)
 2005 Madagascar (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2005 Elvis by the Presleys (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2005 Son of the Mask (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- DNR (2005) ... (writer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2004 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 October 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2004 Swing Girls (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2004 ...And They Lived Happily Ever After (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2004 Going the Distance (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - as George D. Weiss)
 2004 Without a Paddle ("What a Wonderful World")
 1997-2004 The Practice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers) (2004) ... (writer: "Hello Brother")
- Hide and Seek (1997) ... (writer: "Hello Brother")
 1995-2004 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2004) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
- Treehouse of Horror XIII (2002) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
- Insane Clown Poppy (2000) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
- Lemon of Troy (1995) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2003 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 September 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - uncredited)
 2003 Freaky Friday (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2003/I The In-Laws (writer: "Too Close for Comfort")
 2003 What a Girl Wants (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2003 Less Than Perfect (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Picture Perfect Party (2003) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 2002 Unconditional Love (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2002 Lilo & Stitch (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2002 Getting There (Video) (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2002 Bowling for Columbine (Documentary) (writer: "What a Wonderful World" (1967) - as George Weiss)
 2002 Teachers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2002) ... (lyrics: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 2002 Hollywood Ending (writer: "Too Close For Comfort" (1956))
 2002 The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-1961 (Video documentary) (writer: "Wild in the Country")
 2001 Out Cold (writer: "Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)" - as George D. Weiss)
 2001 Bandits (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (1961) - as George Weiss)
 2001 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 September 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "What a wonderful world")
 2001 The Score (writer: "I'll Never Be Free")
 2001 Heartbreakers (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 2001 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grandparents (2001) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 2000 Finding Forrester (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World")
 2000 Coyote Ugly (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 2000 Return to Me (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "Wheel Of Fortune")
 1999 Women Talking Dirty (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1999 Love Stinks (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1998 Meet Joe Black (writer: "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World") / (writer: "What A Wonderful World" - as George David Weis)
 1998 Frankfurt - Millennium (TV Movie) (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - as Weiss)
 1998 Celebrity (lyrics: "Lullaby of Birdland" (1952))
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie) (writer: "Too Close for Comfort")
 1998 Madeline (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1998 Krippendorf's Tribe (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1998 Wrestling with Alligators (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Stay with Me")
 1997 Wala na bang pag-ibig? (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1997 L.A. Confidential (writer: "Wheel of Fortune" (1952), "How Important Can It Be" (1955) - as George Weiss)
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1997 Fools Rush In (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - as George Weiss)
 1994-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (writer: " (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
- Unplugged (42) (1997) ... (writer: "I Wish I Were a Princess" - uncredited)
- Op. (Opossum) 21 (1995) ... (writer: " (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You" - uncredited)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- Variation 18 (1994) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 1996 Michael (writer: "What a Wonderful World" (1967))
 1995-1996 Cybill (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Going to Hell in a Limo: Part 2 (1996) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- Cybill Discovers the Meaning of Life (1995) ... (writer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1996 Was It Something I Said? (Short) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love" - as George Weiss)
 1996 Wedding Bell Blues (writer: "I Wish I Were A Princess" - as George Weiss)
 1996 Du bist nicht allein - Die Roy Black Story (TV Movie) (music: "Wunderbar ist die Welt")
 1996 This Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fantasy Football (1996) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1995 Twelve Monkeys (writer: "What a Wonderful World" (1967))
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (music: "Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1995 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with All the Poker (1995) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
 1994 I Like It Like That (writer: "Bananas")
 1994 The Lion King (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (1994) - as George Weiss)
 1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger/UB40 (1994) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (lyrics: "THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT") / (music: "THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT")
 1993 The Kennedy Years: JFK Remembered (Documentary short) (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1993 Mr. Wonderful (lyrics: "Mr. Wonderful") / (music: "Mr. Wonderful")
 1993 Household Saints (writer: "Wheel Of Fortune")
 1993 The Thing Called Love (writer: "CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE")
 1993 Sliver (as George Weiss, "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1993 Matinee (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
 1992 Ciao, Professore! (as G.D. Weiss, "What a Wonderful World")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (writer: "CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE" - as George Weiss)
 1989-1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Hercules Unchained (1992) ... (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - uncredited)
- City on Fire (1989) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
- Superdome (1989) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1992 Brain Donors (as George Weiss, "THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (WIMOWEH) (MBUBE)")
 1992 Columbo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Time to Die (1992) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - uncredited)
 1991 29th Street (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - as George Weiss)
 1991 Vamp (TV Series) (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1990 The Green Man (TV Series) (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1989 Dead Calm (writer: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" - as Weiss)
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills (music: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)" - as George Weiss)
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Womb with a View (1988) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - as George Weiss)
 1988 Hairspray (writer: "I Wish I Were a Princess")
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (writer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1987 Overboard (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1987 Some Kind of Wonderful (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - as George Weiss)
 1986 A Fine Mess (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - as George Weiss)
 1983 The Right Stuff (writer: "Wheels Of Fortune")
 1981 This Is Elvis (as George Weiss, "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1981 The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1980 Divine Madness (Documentary) (writer: "Stay with Me")
 1979 The Rose (writer: "Stay With Me" - as George Weiss)
 1978 Fists of Bruce Lee (writer: "Hey Girl, Come And Get It" - uncredited)
 1978 Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers (TV Movie) (writer: "Wheel of Fortune")
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Don Knotts (1977) ... (writer: "What a Wonderful World", "Lullaby of Birdland")
- Juliet Prowse (1977) ... (writer: "Mah-na Mah-na/Lullaby Of Birdland")
 1977 Elvis in Concert (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 April 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1974 The Godfather: Part II (as George Weiss, "Mr. Wonderful")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert (TV Movie) (writer: "Ku'u Ipo", "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1972 Elvis on Tour (Documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1970 Elvis: That's the Way It Is (Documentary) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love")
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.27 (1970) ... (writer: "Cross Over the Bridge")
 1970 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Tommy Tupper in Tupper-Time (1970) ... (lyrics: "Carnival (Manhã de Carnaval)")
 1968 Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love" - as George Weiss)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.34 (1965) ... (writer: "Can't Help Falling in Love")
 1963 Gidget Goes to Rome (lyrics: "Gegetta", "Big Italian Moon") / (music: "Gegetta", "Big Italian Moon")
 1961 Blue Hawaii (writer: "Can't Help Falling In Love", "Ku-u-i-Po")
 1961 Wild in the Country (as George Weiss, "Wild in the Country")
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tramp Steamer (1960) ... (writer: "Too Close for Comfort")
 1960 Murder, Inc. (writer: "The Awakening", "Hey! Mister", "Fan My Brow" - as George Weiss)
 1959/I The Jack Benny Hour (TV Movie) (writer: "Mr. Wonderful" - uncredited)
 1958 Shower of Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.7 (1958) ... (writer: "Mr. Wonderful" - uncredited)
 1956 Basin Street Revue (writer: "These Things I Offer You (For A Lifetime)" - uncredited)
 1952-1955 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 April 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "How Important Can It Be")
- Episode dated 12 April 1952 (1952) ... (writer: "Wheel of Fortune")
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Basin Street Revue ... (writer: "These Things I Offer You")
 1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.23 (1952) ... (writer: "Wheel of Fortune" - uncredited)
 1950 Oh What It Seemed to Be (Short) (writer: "Oh What It Seemed to Be")
 1948 Musical Merry-Go-Round #5 (Short) (writer: "Oh! What It Seemed to Be")
 1948 Melody Time (writer: "Melody Time" - as George Weiss)
 1947 Community Sing 9652: April Showers (Short) (writer: "I Want to Thank Your Folks")
 1947 Fun & Fancy Free (writer: "Fun and Fancy Free" (1947) - uncredited)
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Bo Goldman, Glenn Paxton and his musical, "First Impressions", was performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, Midlands, England with Francis Matthews, Patricia Routledge, Cheryl Kennedy, Angela Browne and Gemma Craven in the cast. Peter Dews was the director. See more »

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Grandfather of Ari Weiss and Marnika Weiss on their mother's side. See more »

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