Ed Sullivan (I) (1901–1974)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,723 this week
Trailer
1:05 | Trailer
The beloved graven image of TV variety from 1948 to 1971 on CBS, Ed Sullivan originally made his name as a newspaper sportswriter, radio broadcaster and theater columnist for the New York Daily News. His column focused primarily on Broadway shows and juicy items about its stars. Hired in 1932 by the CBS network as a rival of radio commentator ... See full bio »

How Will Forte Became Shaggy and Predicted the Future

The Scoob! star explains how he creates memorable characters and how "The Last Man on Earth" was surprisingly prescient.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 people
created 11 Jul 2015
 
a list of 32 images
created 03 Jan 2019
 
a list of 33 images
created 03 Aug 2016
 
a list of 21 people
created 12 Apr 2015
 
a list of 77 people
created 18 Jul 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ed Sullivan's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Bye Bye Birdie Ed Sullivan
(1963)
Mr. Broadway Ed Sullivan
(1933)
(1948-1971)
The Phynx Ed Sullivan
(1970)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 2006 Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows (Video documentary) (producer - archive footage)
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,068 episodes, 1948 - 1971) (producer - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1964) (associate producer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Special Memorial Day Edition (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #24.23 (1971) ... (executive producer)
Show Show Actor (14 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (62 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (97 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Trailer: Appeared/narrated trailer for Guys and Dolls (1955). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

The Ed Sullivan Show

Alternate Names:

Dr. Sullivan

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am the best damned showman in television. See more »

Trivia:

Had a twin brother Danny that died before their first birthday. See more »

Nickname:

'The Great Stone Face'

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed