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Ray Jessel (I) (1929–2015)

Ray Jessel was born on October 16, 1929 in Cardiff, Wales as Raymond Jessel. He is known for his work on The Love Boat (1977), The Carol Burnett Show (1967) and The Smothers Brothers Show (1975). He was married to Cynthia Thompson. He died on July 17, 2015 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Love Boat
The Love Boat Writer
(1977-1985)
The Carol Burnett Show
(1975-1976)
Billy
Billy Writer
(1992)

Filmography

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  Billy (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992) (written by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Gimme Some Credit (1992) ... (teleplay)
- Poker Face (1992) ... (written by)
 1987-1991 Head of the Class (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- It Couldn't Last Forever: Part 2 (1991) ... (written by)
- It Couldn't Last Forever: Part 1 (1991) ... (written by)
- The Quiet Kid (1990) ... (written by)
- Viki in Love (1989) ... (written by)
- King of Remedial (1989) ... (written by)
 1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- It Takes Two (1985) ... (writer)
- The Second Time Around (1985) ... (writer)
  The Love Boat (TV Series) (written by - 34 episodes, 1977 - 1985) (story editor - 8 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1984) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- Getting Started/Daughter's Dilemma/The Captain Wears Pantyhose (1985) ... (written by - segment "The Captain Wears Pantyhose")
- By Hook or by Crook/Revenge with the Proper Stranger/Don't Get Mad, Get Even (1984) ... (written by - segment "Don't Get Mad, Get Even")
 1979 Best of the Dean Martin Show (TV Movie) (written by)
  The Jacksons (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (writing supervisor - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #1.12 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.11 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... (writer)
 1975-1976 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- Episode #9.18 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.17 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.16 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.15 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.14 (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 An Evening with John Denver (TV Movie)
 1974-1975 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- My Business Is Shrinking (1975) ... (written by)
- A Matter of Principal (1974) ... (written by)
 1975 The Smothers Brothers Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 The John Denver Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Flip Wilson... Of Course (TV Special)
 1972 The Jerry Reed When You're Hot You're Hot Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1972)
  The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Episode #4.3 (1971) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.1 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.1 (1970)
 1971 The Bill Cosby Special, or? (TV Special)
 1969 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #5.1 (1969)
 1969 Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1969)
 1957 Folio (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
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Trivia:

He died of natural causes at his home in Studio City, Los Angeles.

Star Sign:

Libra

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