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Sheldon Patinkin (1935–2014)

Sheldon Patinkin was born on August 27, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for SCTV (1976), The Monitors (1969) and The Magician of Lublin (1979). He died on September 21, 2014 in Chicago. See full bio »

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Known For

SCTV Writer
(1976-1977)
The Monitors Producer
(1969)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (3 credits)
 1979 The Second City Comedy Show (TV Special) (written by)
 1979 The Magician of Lublin (additional dialogue)
  SCTV (TV Series) (writer - 16 episodes, 1977) (written by - 10 episodes, 1976 - 1977)
- Lust for Paint (1977) ... (written by)
- The Man Who Would Be King of the Popes (1977) ... (written by)
- Officer Friendly (1977) ... (writer)
- The Grapes of Mud (1977) ... (writer)
- World at War (1977) ... (writer)
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 1976-1977 SCTV (TV Series) (associate producer - 26 episodes)
- Lust for Paint (1977) ... (associate producer)
- The Man Who Would Be King of the Popes (1977) ... (associate producer)
- Officer Friendly (1977) ... (associate producer)
- The Grapes of Mud (1977) ... (associate producer)
- World at War (1977) ... (associate producer)
 1969 The Monitors (associate producer)
Hide Hide Show Show Editor (1 credit)
 1976-1977 SCTV (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Lust for Paint (1977) ... (uncredited)
- The Man Who Would Be King of the Popes (1977) ... (uncredited)
- Officer Friendly (1977)
- World at War (1977)
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 1977 SCTV (TV Series)
The Lord
- Ben Hur (1977) ... The Lord
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 1994 Smile If You Want More (thanks)
 1988 The Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary (TV Movie) (special thanks)
 1986 Native Son (special thanks)
 1986 About Last Night (the producers wish to thank)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 2006 Second City: First Family of Comedy (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self
- It Came from Melonville (2006) ... Self
- A College of Comedy (2006) ... Self
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 1988 The Best of SCTV (TV Special)
The Lord
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book co-authored with Robert Klein: "The Second City: Backstage at the World's Greatest Comedy Theatre", Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Inc., 2000. ISBN # 1570715610. See more »
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Trivia:

He was chairman of the theater department at Columbia College Chicago. He was a founding member of the Playwrights Theatre Club, the 1950s group that spawned both the Compass Players and The Second City. He had a half-century association with Second City, where he remained an artistic consultant. He also worked with many other Chicago theaters, including the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. See more »

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