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Ed Shaughnessy (1929–2013)


Ed Shaughnessy was born on January 29, 1929 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Edwin Thomas Shaughnessy. He is known for his work on Heartbeeps (1981), Satan in High Heels (1962) and Savages (1972). He was married to Ilene Woods. He died on May 24, 2013 in Calabasas, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Heartbeeps Music Department
(1981)
Satan in High Heels Music Department
(1962)
Savages Music Department
(1972)
Time Piece Music Department
(1965)

Filmography

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 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... (musician: percussion on Doc Severinsen's performance of 'Here's That Rainy Day')
 1967-1992 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (musician - 35 episodes)
- The last Tonight Show (1992) ... (musician: The Tonight Show Band - Drums - uncredited)
- Roseanne Arnold/Richard Harris (1992) ... (musician: drums - as The Tonight Show Band)
- Mel Brooks/Tony Bennett/Jack Lemmon (1992) ... (musician: drums - as The Tonight Show Band)
- Clint Eastwood/David Letterman/Bob Hope (1992) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
- Bob Newhart/Magic Johnson/Lyle Lovett (1992) ... (musician: drums - as The Tonight Show Band)
 1981 Heartbeeps (musician: Catskil's drums)
 1972 Savages (musician: percussion)
 1965 Time Piece (Short) (musician: percussion)
 1962 Satan in High Heels (musician: drums)
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 1950 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series)
Drummer (1950-1955)
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 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... (performer: "Here's That Rainy Day")
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  Play That, Teo (Documentary) (post-production)
Self
 2012 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Self - Tonight Show Drummer
- Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (2012) ... Self - Tonight Show Drummer
 2012 I Stand Corrected (Documentary)
Self
 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Self - Musical Support
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... Self - Musical Support
 1975-1991 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Self - The Tonight Show Band: Drums / Self
- John Candy & Maureen O'Hara/Shirley Horn/Jim Valvano (1991) ... Self - The Tonight Show Band: Drums (as Eddie Shaughnessy)
- Judge Reinhold/Rondell Sheridan/Rita Rudner (1990) ... Self - The Tonight Show Band: Drums (as Eddie Shaughnessy)
- Carl Reiner/Jann Karam/Helen Shaw (1989) ... Self - The Tonight Show Band: Drums (as Eddie Shaughnessy)
- Christopher Reeve/Melanie Mayron/Jonathan Zachary (1988) ... Self - The Tonight Show Band: Drums (uncredited)
- Sandy Duncan/Steve Mittleman/Irv Kupcinet (1988) ... Self - The Tonight Show Band: Drums (as Eddie Shaughnessy)
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 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Self - 'Tonight Show' Drummer (In Memoriam)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Eddie Shaughnessy | Shaughnessy | The Tonight Show Band

Spouse:

Ilene Woods  (her death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame in 2004. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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