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Ralph Edwards (I) (1913–2005)


Ralph Edwards was born near Merino, Colorado, in 1913, moving with his family to Oakland, California, when he was 12. He worked his way through college at radio stations in Oakland and San Francisco, graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama. Edwards moved to New York in 1936 and ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1981)
Beat the Band Eddie Martin
(1947)
The Bamboo Blonde Eddie Clark
(1946)
(1950-1993)

Filmography

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 2008 This Is Your Life (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Shannon Noll (2008) ... (creator)
  This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary) (devised by - 252 episodes, 1955 - 1964) (writer - 25 episodes, 2003) (creator - 13 episodes, 1955 - 1991) (created by - 4 episodes, 1977 - 1992) (deviser - 1 episode, 1957)
- Aled Jones (2003) ... (writer)
- Gyles Brandreth (2003) ... (writer)
- Bob Harris (2003) ... (writer)
- John Middleton (2003) ... (writer)
- Chris Bonington (2003) ... (writer)
 1986-1987 Beadle's About (TV Series) (creator: Truth or Consequences - 14 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (1987) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.7 (1987) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.6 (1987) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.5 (1987) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.4 (1987) ... (creator)
 1987 This Is Your Life (TV Special)
 1975 This Is Your Life (TV Series) (creator)
 1970 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
  This Is Your Life (TV Series) (created by - 3 episodes, 1950 - 1959) (creator - 1 episode, 1959)
- Lowell Thomas (1959) ... (creator)
- Dick Clark (1959) ... (creator)
- Roy Rogers (1953) ... (creator)
- Maj. Henry Clay Conner, Jr. (1950) ... (creator)
  The New Truth and Consequences (TV Series) (1 episode, 1950) (creator - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1957)
- Episode #3.23 (1956) ... (creator)
- Premiere (1950)
 1953-1955 Place the Face (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (1955) ... (writer)
- Zsa Zsa Gabor (1953) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

In 1957, he produced a pilot for a TV series called "Life Story" which picked up where episode of his "This Is Your Life" series concluded. The series was not picked up by ABC.

Publicity Listings:

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Spouse:

Barbara Jean Sheldon  (her death)  (3 children)
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Trivia:

According to NBC, Edwards raised $189 million in war bond sales when he took his quiz show, "Truth or Consequences", across the country in the spring of 1943. (Associated Press, "Radio Producer Put In A-1 Draft Class", The San Bernardino Daily Sun, San Bernardino, California, Wednesday 9 February 1944, Volume 50, page 5.). See more »

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