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Helen Kushnick (1946–1996)

Helen Gorman's first job in Los Angeles was with the talent agency ICM in the early 1970s where she met her future husband Jerrold Kushnick, then manager of Jimmie Walker ("Good Times") and Ben Vereen, among others. Helen left ICM to join Jerrold in forming General Management Corporation. Under their management, they guided the career of Jay Leno ... See full bio »

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 1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes)
- Episode #1.86 (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.85 (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.84 (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.83 (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.82 (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1987 Family Comedy Hour (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1986 Jay Leno and the American Dream (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 The Jay Leno Special (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Helen Gorman Kushnick)
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 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series) (assistant to producer - 18 episodes)
- The Humanization of Herbert T. Peabody (1970) ... (assistant to producer - as Helen Gorman)
- From Butch, with Love (1970) ... (assistant to producer - as Helen Gorman)
- Star Bright (1970) ... (assistant to producer - as Helen Gorman)
- The Haunted House (1970) ... (assistant to producer - as Helen Gorman)
- The Human Element (1970) ... (assistant to producer - as Helen Gorman)

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Helen Gorman | Helen Gorman Kushnick

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Her son Samuel died of AIDS due to a bad blood transfusion. She became an AIDS advocate soon afterward, testifying before Congress about changing blood supply rules. See more »

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