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Bernard Sahlins (1922–2013)

Bernard Sahlins was born on August 20, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Bernard George Sahlins. He was a producer and writer, known for SCTV (1976), The Monitors (1969) and The Second City 25th Anniversary Special (1985). He was married to Jane Nicholl and Fritzi Sager. He died on June 16, 2013 in Chicago. See full bio »


(age 90) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 1985 The Second City 25th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (producer)
 1980 Big City Comedy (TV Series) (producer - 1980)
  SCTV (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (producer - 19 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (supervising producer - 1 episode, 1978)
- On the Waterfront Again (1979) ... (producer)
- Fantasy Island (1979) ... (producer)
- Rock Concert (1979) ... (producer)
- Death Takes No Holiday (1978) ... (producer)
- Fighting Air Dogs (1978) ... (producer)
 1969 The Monitors (producer)
 1964 Second City Reports (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Exclusion (1964) ... (producer)
- Culture (1964) ... (producer)
- Crazes (1964) ... (producer)
- Opinion (1964) ... (producer)
- Love (1964) ... (producer)
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 1976 SCTV (TV Series) (idea - 1 episode)
- Backstage (1976) ... (idea - uncredited)
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 2012 Too Young to Die (TV Series documentary)
- John Belushi - Ein Leben über dem Limit (2012) ... Himself (as Bernie Sahlins)
 2001/I Second to None (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (interviews)
 1988 The Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary (TV Movie)

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Mystery Cycle-The Passion", was performed at the Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Larry Schanker composed the original incidental music for the production. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bernie Sahlins

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He was awarded the 1983 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Revue for "Exit, Pursued by a Beat", at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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