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Abigail Van Buren (1918–2013)


Abigail Van Buren was born on July 4, 1918 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA as Pauline Esther Friedman. She was a producer, known for The Jewish Americans (2008), Go!!! (1967) and Mister Ed (1958). She was married to Morton Phillips. She died on January 16, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 Alive Inside (Documentary) (co-executive producer)
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 2010 Running Russell Simmons (TV Series)
Herself
- You Only Live Once (2010) ... Herself (uncredited)
 2008 The Jewish Americans (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself (as Dear Abby)
 1989 The Pat Sajak Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.11 (1989) ... Herself
 1987 The New Hollywood Squares (TV Series)
Guest Appearance
- Episode dated 23 March 1987 (1987) ... Guest Appearance
 1982 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 12 October 1982 (1982) ... Herself
 1979 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 1 January 1979 (1979) ... Herself
 1978 The Hollywood Squares (TV Series)
Guest Appearance
- Episode dated 28 August 1978 (1978) ... Guest Appearance
 1977 Donahue (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 7 December 1977 (1977) ... Herself
 1977 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 5 December 1977 (1977) ... Herself
 1975 Dinah! (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #2.76 (1975) ... Herself
- Episode #2.19 (1975) ... Herself
- Episode #1.66 (1975) ... Herself
 1968 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #2.120 (1968) ... Herself
 1967 Go!!! (TV Movie)
Herself
 1962-1967 The Linkletter Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 9 January 1967 (1967) ... Herself
- Episode dated 12 June 1962 (1962) ... Herself
 1964 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Herself
- Ed Writes Dear Abby (1964) ... Herself
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #5.117 (1962) ... Herself
 1960 About Faces (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 16 May 1960 (1960) ... Herself
 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Episode #6.2 (1958) ... Herself
 1958 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Herself - Columnist
- Episode #3.34 (1958) ... Herself - Columnist
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Dear Abby
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Co-wrote the popular "Dear Abby" column with her daughter, Jeannie, for some months prior to her retirement. Jeannie now writes the column solo, still under the pen name of Abigail Van Buren. See more »

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