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William Paley (I) (1901–1990)

William Paley was born on September 27, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as William Samuel Paley. He was married to Barbara Cushing and Dorothy Jones Hart . He died on October 26, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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60 Minutes Self - CBS Chairman (segment "Edward R. Murrow")
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Governor's Award Recipient


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 1984 The 1st TV Academy Hall of Fame
Self - Winner
 1978 The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Governor's Award Recipient
 1976 CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (TV Movie documentary)
 1975 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - CBS Chairman (segment "Edward R. Murrow")
- War on Ice/The Woman/Edward R. Murrow (1975) ... Self - CBS Chairman (segment "Edward R. Murrow")
 1951 Premiere (TV Special)
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 1999 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
 1997 Cronkite Remembers (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 1990 William S. Paley: Tribute to a Broadcasting Giant (TV Movie documentary)

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1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | See more »


Barbara Cushing  (her death)  (2 children) | See more »

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Turned down a chance to finance the play "Fiddler On The Roof" because it was "too Jewish". See more »



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