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The Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes, 1959 - 1967) (producer - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1964) (associate producer - 1 episode, 1967)
Western Union telegrams.
5 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
I've tried every way I know to smile into a camera, but I can't do it.
During a Nov. 20, 1955, telecast, Sullivan expressed dismay that Bo Diddley
performed his self titled recording of "Bo Diddley", prior to his performance of "Sixteen Tons", a 1955 million seller for Tennessee Ernie Ford
. Bo had performed "Sixteen Tons" during rehearsal for the show. Ed said he was "double-crossed". Bo would later explain that he read both "Bo Diddley" and "Sixteen Tons" on the ...
Sullivan, whose somewhat awkward demeanor was often poked fun of and who had a sense of humor himself, became a media icon.
'The Great Stone Face'