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Whitney Ellsworth (1908–1980)

Whitney Ellsworth was born on November 27, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Frederick Whitney Ellsworth. He is known for his work on 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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Superman Writer
Congo Bill 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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Unsold pilot: Wrote / produced a pilot for a proposed series, "The Adventures of Superboy". See more »

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Jim Beaver, biographer of George Reeves, star of Adventures of Superman (1952), which was produced by Ellsworth, was himself an actor on the television series Deadwood (2004). He played a character named Ellsworth, and when it became necessary for that character to have a first name, he received permission from producer David Milch for the character to be named Whitney Ellsworth, in honor of the ... See more »



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