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Whitney Ellsworth (1908–1980)

Whitney Ellsworth was born on November 27, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Adventures of Superman (1952), Superman (1973) and Congo Bill (1948). He died on September 8, 1980 in North Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Congo Bill Writer
Superman Writer


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 1961 The Adventures of Superboy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1958 The Adventures of Superpup (TV Movie) (producer)
  Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (producer - 78 episodes, 1953 - 1958) (associate producer - 26 episodes, 1952 - 1953)
- All That Glitters (1958) ... (producer)
- The Perils of Superman (1958) ... (producer)
- The Brainy Burro (1958) ... (producer)
- Three in One (1958) ... (producer)
- Superman's Wife (1958) ... (producer)
 1954 Stamp Day for Superman (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a comedy-detective series for ABC starring Sheree North called "Here's O'Hare". See more »

Did You Know?


Ellsworth's wife Jane Dewey founded the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation in 1952. Her daughter from a previous marriage suffered from the disease. The Jane Dewey Ellsworth Humanitarian Award is given in Ellsworth's wife's honor annually. See more »



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