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Harry Ackerman (I) (1912–1991)

Harry Ackerman was born on November 17, 1912 in Albany, New York, USA as Harry Stephen Ackerman Jr. He was a producer and writer, known for The Flying Nun (1967), Love on a Rooftop (1966) and Ford Star Jubilee (1955). He was married to Elinor Donahue and Mary Shipp. He died on February 3, 1991 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Flying Nun Producer
(1967-1970)
(1966-1967)
(1955-1956)
Gidget Producer
(1965-1966)

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 1986-1988 The New Gidget (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Rad Chad (1988) ... (executive producer)
- A Christmas Curl (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Gilligidge Island (1987) ... (executive producer)
- On Account of Danni (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1985 Gidget's Summer Reunion (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Welcome Home, Jellybean (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1984 The Sky's No Limit (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1974 Paramount Presents (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1973 Keep an Eye on Denise (TV Movie) (producer)
 1972-1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Gorilla of My Dreams (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Super Doc (1973) ... (executive producer)
- It Don't Mean a Ping If You Ain't Got That Pong (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Creepy-Peepy (1973) ... (executive producer)
- My Doctor, the Patient (1973) ... (executive producer)
 1972-1973 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Springtime for Paul (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Togetherness (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Barbara Goes Home to Mother (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Back Talk (1973) ... (executive producer)
 1964-1972 Bewitched (TV Series) (executive producer - 254 episodes)
- The Truth, Nothing But the Truth, So Help Me, Sam (1972) ... (executive producer)
- Sam's Witchcraft Blows a Fuse (1972) ... (executive producer)
- A Good Turn Never Goes Unpunished (1972) ... (executive producer)
- School Days, School Daze (1972) ... (executive producer)
- George Washington Zapped Here: Part 2 (1972) ... (executive producer)
 1972 Gidget Gets Married (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1971/I Cat Ballou (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1971 Inside O.U.T. (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1971 Is There a Doctor in the House (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1967-1970 The Flying Nun (TV Series) (executive producer - 82 episodes)
- No Tears for Mrs. Thomas (1970) ... (executive producer)
- Operation Population (1970) ... (executive producer)
- When Generations Gap (1970) ... (executive producer)
- A Gift for El Charro (1970) ... (executive producer)
- The Candid Commercial (1970) ... (executive producer)
 1970 Hastings Corner (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1968-1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- The Track Star (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Matchmates (1969) ... (executive producer)
- A Little Advice Goes a Long Away (1969) ... (executive producer)
- The Trouble with England (1969) ... (executive producer)
- The Ugliest Boy in Town (1969) ... (executive producer)
 1969 Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1969 In Name Only (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1969 Under the Yum Yum Tree (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1968 The Princess and Me (TV Movie) (producer)
 1967-1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Luke and Comrade Tanya (1968) ... (executive producer)
- A Different Kind of Bug (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Lucky Luke (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Dude Hand Luke (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Love on the Double (1968) ... (executive producer)
 1966-1967 Occasional Wife (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes)
- So Little Time (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Oil, Be Seeing You (1967) ... (executive producer)
- An Affair to Forget (1967) ... (executive producer)
- My Occasional Brother's Keeper (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Secret Powdered Milk Affair (1967) ... (executive producer)
 1966-1967 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes)
- Murder in Apartment D (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Debt of Gratitude (1967) ... (executive producer)
- One Too Many Cooks (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Stork on a Rooftop (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Letter Bug (1967) ... (executive producer)
 1966 Goober Hill (TV Movie) (producer)
  The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series) (executive producer - 100 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (production executive - 1 episode, 1965)
- Half an Anniversary (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Is He or Isn't He? (1966) ... (executive producer)
- My Papa, the Politican (1966) ... (executive producer)
- The Last to Know (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1965-1966 Gidget (TV Series) (executive producer - 29 episodes)
- Don't Defrost the Alligator (1966) ... (executive producer)
- One More for the Road (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Independence: Gidget Style (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Take a Lesson (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Love and the Single Gidget (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1961-1966 Hazel (TV Series) (executive producer - 154 episodes)
- A Question of Ethics (1966) ... (executive producer)
- A Little Bit of Genius (1966) ... (executive producer)
- The Perfect Boss (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Bee in Her Bonnet (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Hazel's Free Enterprise (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1965-1966 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- Fun Has More Blondes (1966) ... (executive producer)
- My Island (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Voyage to Never Never (1966) ... (executive producer)
- The Ghost of Lord Nelson-San (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Brother Love (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1964 Archie (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1964 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- He's All Yours (1964) ... (executive producer)
 1963-1964 Grindl (TV Series) (executive producer - 32 episodes)
- Aunt Grindl (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Some Dogs Have the Biggest Mouths (1964) ... (executive producer)
- Everything's Coming Up Roses (1964) ... (executive producer)
- There's No Such Thing as a Bad Barracuda (1964) ... (executive producer)
- The Moon Killer (1964) ... (executive producer)
 1963 Rockabye the Infantry (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1963 The Plot Thickens (TV Special short) (executive producer)
 1961-1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series) (executive producer - 76 episodes)
- Aunt Emma Visits the Wilsons (1963) ... (executive producer)
- A Man Among Men (1963) ... (executive producer)
- First Editions (1963) ... (executive producer)
- Listen to the Mockingbird (1963) ... (executive producer)
- The Lucky Rabbit's Foot (1963) ... (executive producer)
 1962 Medicine Man (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1962 Our Man Higgins (TV Series) (production executive - 1 episode)
- It's Higgins, Sir (1962) ... (production executive)
 1960 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- All in the Family (1960) ... (executive producer)
 1957-1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- Uncle Bentley and the Matchmaker (1958) ... (producer)
- Waiting Up for Kelly (1958) ... (producer)
- A Sister for Kelly (1958) ... (producer)
- Bentley and the Social Worker (1958) ... (producer)
- Uncle Bentley Loans Out Peter (1958) ... (producer)
 1957-1958 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Lonesome Beaver (1958) ... (executive producer)
- The Bank Account (1958) ... (executive producer)
- Child Care (1958) ... (executive producer)
- The Paper Route (1958) ... (executive producer)
- Lumpy Rutherford (1958) ... (executive producer)
 1956 Assignment: Mexico (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955-1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1956) ... (executive producer)
- I Hear America Singing (1955) ... (executive producer)
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1955) ... (executive producer)
 1955 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series) (producer)
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In 1957, served as the producer for a pilot for an adventure series set in the mid-19th Century called "The Trailblazers", which starred Steve Cochran. The pilot was not picked up by CBS. See more »
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Bill Paley (head of CBS), with Noël Coward starring and directing the production, purposely assigned Harry Ackerman to be the official director assisting Noël Coward as the CBS in-house technical-system-booth director for the broadcast (since Noël would be performing the lead role on-camera and on-stage). An actor was assigned as a stand-in to perform the role of Charles in each (first) morning ... See more »

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