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Professor Backwards (1910–1976)

Professor Backwards was born on June 10, 1910 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as James Edmondson. He died on January 29, 1976 in College Park, Georgia. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Comedian / Himself
(1951-1964)
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian / Himself
(1964-1975)
The Joey Bishop Show
(1969)

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 1964-1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Comedian / Himself
- Episode #13.169 (1975) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode dated 6 November 1972 (1972) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #5.38 (1965) ... Himself
- Episode #3.90 (1964) ... Himself - Comedian
 1972-1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #12.148 (1973) ... Himself
- Episode #12.60 (1973) ... Himself
- Episode #11.182 (1972) ... Himself
- Episode #11.142 (1972) ... Himself
 1969 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.43 (1969) ... Himself
- Episode #4.20 (1969) ... Himself
- Episode #3.98 (1969) ... Himself
 1969 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.32 (1969) ... Himself
 1969 Della (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.17 (1969) ... Himself
 1965 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.54 (1965) ... Himself
 1951-1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Comedian / Himself
- Episode #17.33 (1964) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #15.30 (1962) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #13.49 (1960) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #13.35 (1960) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #13.6 (1959) ... Himself - Comedian
 1963-1964 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.26 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #1.20 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1963) ... Himself
 1958 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.8 (1958) ... Himself
- Episode #2.7 (1958) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Star of radio and vaudeville.

Alternate Names:

Jimmie Edmondson | Jim Edmondson
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Trivia:

On Jan. 29, 1976, he was abducted from his home and his body was found the next day. Three men and a woman were later arrested for the crime. Apparently the woman, who was his housekeeper, let the other three into the house in order to rob him. They wound up kidnapping and then killing him.

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