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Pat McCormick (I) (1927–2005)


Veteran comic Pat McCormick was one of those second-tier funnymen whose careers enjoy great longevity on the stand-up and TV variety circuits but fall just short of making it to the all-stars. As a gag writer, however, he reigned supreme. Pat was born on June 30, 1927, in Lakewood, Ohio. Already a king-sized presence in high school, he proved ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1977)
History of the World: Part I Plumbing Salesman - The Roman Empire
(1981)
Scrooged Ghost of Christmas Present (TV)
(1988)
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 Big Enos Burdette
(1983)

Filmography

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 1991 Little Scams on Golf (Video short) (co-writer)
 1989 Search for Haunted Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1985 Apt. 2C (TV Movie)
 1984 The Cracker Brothers (TV Movie)
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (writer - 57 episodes, 1967 - 1981) (written by - 33 episodes, 1972 - 1981)
- Episode #18.167 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode #18.163 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode #18.162 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode #18.161 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode #18.160 (1981) ... (writer)
 1981 Under the Rainbow (screenplay)
 1980 Johnny Carson's 18th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (gag writer)
 1978 Super Night at the Super Bowl (TV Special)
 1977 Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back (TV Special documentary)
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970-1971 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes)
- Ironside Spoof (1971) ... (writer)
- The Candidate's Director (1971) ... (writer)
- Sheriff Hater (1971) ... (writer)
- Humperdoo's Magic Tire (1971) ... (writer)
- Appleby's Garage Sale (1971) ... (writer)
 1970 The Many Sides of Don Rickles (TV Special)
 1970 Happy Days (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... (writer)
 1965-1970 Get Smart (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Hello, Columbus - Goodbye, America (1970) ... (written by)
- I'm Only Human (1966) ... (written by)
- The Day Smart Turned Chicken (1965) ... (written by)
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Lucy and the Bogie Affair (1969) ... (written by)
 1968 The Don Rickles Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1968)
  The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 Danny Thomas Block Party: U.S.A. (TV Special)
 1967 Dick Van Dyke Special (TV Movie)
 1966-1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Goober's Contest (1967) ... (written by)
- Mind Over Matter (1966) ... (written by)
 1967 Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (narration for Jonathan Winters written by)
 1967 The Barrump-Bump Show (TV Special)
  The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (written by - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (co-writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #4.17 (1967) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.14 (1966) ... (written by)
- Vincent Price, Vikki Carr (1965) ... (co-writer)
 1966 Lucy in London (TV Movie)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Where It's At (1966)
 1964 The Entertainers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (writer)
  The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (written by - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964)
- Buck Owens, Don Adams, Molly Bee (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.25 (1964) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.15 (1963) ... (writer)
 1964 Wild Winters Night (TV Movie) (writer)
 1962 I've Got a Secret (TV Series) (game writer - 29 episodes)
- Episode dated 31 December 1962 (1962) ... (game writer)
- Episode dated 10 December 1962 (1962) ... (game writer - uncredited)
- Episode dated 12 November 1962 (1962) ... (game writer - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 October 1962 (1962) ... (game writer)
- Episode dated 8 October 1962 (1962) ... (game writer - uncredited)
 1960/I Candid Camera (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Pat McCormick Tells It Like It Is" (Atco Records). See more »

Alternate Names:

Pat Mc Cormick | Patrick McCormick

Height:

6' 7" (2.01 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[during an argument with writer Paul Keyes] Paul, your parents owe the world a retraction.

Trivia:

Father of Ben McCormick. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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