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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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SCTV Producer
The Monitors
The Monitors Producer
Big City Comedy
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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)
 2006 Second City: First Family of Comedy (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- It Came from Melonville (2006) ... Himself
- A College of Comedy (2006) ... Himself
 2006 Final 24 (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Founder of Second City
- John Belushi (2006) ... Himself - Founder of Second City
 2001/I Second to None (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (interviews)
 1988 The Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary (TV Movie)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He and Del Close directed the musical, "Once More with Feeling", at the Second City Theater, in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bernie Sahlins

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He and Ed Greenberg were awarded the 1984 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Revue for "Orwell That Ends Well", at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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