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Herbert Baker (I) (1920–1983)

Composer, author and songwriter, educated at Yale University (BA). His father was [error]. and his mother was Belle Baker. He wrote special material for Danny Kaye, Lena Horne, Ethel Merman, Beatrice Lillie, and Belle Baker. He also wrote for film and television, and wrote the Broadway stage score for "Helen Goes to Troy". Joining ASCAP in 1955, ... See full bio »

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(age 62) in Encino, California, USA
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Known For

Flip
Flip Writer
(1970-1974)
The Silencers
The Silencers Miscellaneous Crew
(1966)
The Danny Kaye Show
(1963-1964)

Filmography

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 1980 The Jazz Singer (screenplay)
 1979 John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (TV Movie) (written by)
 1978 Sextette (screenplay)
 1978 The People's Command Performance (TV Special)
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Fish (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Rickles (TV Movie)
 1975 ABC Late Night (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1970-1974 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 94 episodes)
- Episode #4.18 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.17 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.16 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.15 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.14 (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Keep U.S. Beautiful (TV Special)
 1972 Once Upon a Tour (TV Movie)
 1970 The Soupy Sales Show (TV Movie)
 1970 Movin' (TV Movie)
 1970 The Many Moods of Perry Como (TV Movie)
 1968 Hammerhead (screenplay)
 1967 The Ambushers (screenplay)
 1967 Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (narration for Jonathan Winters written by)
 1966 Murderers' Row (screenplay)
  The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (written by - 2 episodes, 1963) (co-writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Episode #1.21 (1964) ... (co-writer)
- Episode #1.14 (1963) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1963)
 1962 Kings of Broadway (TV Movie) (creator)
  Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1959)
- Episode #12.24 (1960)
- Episode #12.4 (1959) ... (written by)
- Episode #12.1 (1959)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Don't Give Up the Ship (screenplay)
 1959 Some of Manie's Friends (TV Movie)
  The Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (writer - 4 episodes, 1957)
- Betty Grable (1957) ... (writer)
- Gisele MacKenzie/Phil Harris (1957) ... (writer)
 1958 An Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Special) (special material by)
 1958 King Creole (screenplay)
 1957-1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (written by - 20 episodes)
- Pat Suzuki and Natalie Wood (1958) ... (written by)
- Ella Fitzgerald (1958) ... (written by)
- Ethel Merman (1958) ... (written by)
- Spike Jones and Helen Grayco (1958) ... (written by)
- Eddie Fisher (1958) ... (written by)
 1958 Club Oasis (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Loving You (screenplay)
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It (screenplay)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You're the Top (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 The Dinah Shore Show (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 July 1956 (1956) ... (script)
 1955 Artists and Models (screenplay)
 1955 Shower of Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show Stoppers (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 The Best of Broadway (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Panama Hattie (1954) ... (adaptation)
 1954 Francis Joins the WACS (story)
 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (written for television by - 1 episode)
- Anything Goes (1954) ... (written for television by)
 1953 Big Leaguer (writer)
 1953 Dream Wife (writer)
 1953 Scared Stiff (screenplay)
 1952 Jumping Jacks (screenplay)
 1948 So This Is New York (screenplay)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)

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