Morey Amsterdam (1908–1996)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Hollywood Squares (1965-1969) | The Morey Amsterdam Show (1948-1950) | The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. More »
NICKNAME  
The Human Joke Machine
BORN 
Dec 14, 1908 (died Oct 28, 1996)

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Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Lone GunmenThe Lone Gunmen (TV Series) Writer ("Rum and Coca Cola") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • The Lying Game (May 4, 2001) Writer ("Rum and Coca Cola")  Less
  • Primary photo for Caroline in the CityCaroline in the City (TV Series) Vic Stansky ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1996–1997 2
  • Primary photo for CybillCybill (TV Series) Man in Nursing Home ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Herman's HeadHerman's Head (TV Series) Buddy ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for 1st & Ten1st & Ten (TV Series) Joe ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Zeg 'ns AaaZeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) Writer ("Rum And Coca Cola") ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Heerlijk avondje 2 (Dec 1, 1990) Writer ("Rum And Coca Cola") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Young and the RestlessThe Young and the Restless (TV Series) Morey ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Side by SideSide by Side (TV Movie) Moe  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Crazy Like a FoxCrazy Like a Fox (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for BrothersBrothers (TV Series) Mr. Bobo ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Hail to the ChiefHail to the Chief (TV Series) Manny ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Believe You Can... And You Can!Believe You Can... And You Can! (TV Movie) J. Fauntenoy Chiffenrobe  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Jake ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Floyd Loomis / Moe Price ( 2 episodes, 1978–1982 )  Less 1978–1982 2
  • Primary photo for The Littlest HoboThe Littlest Hobo (TV Series) Freddie Tewksbury ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Project U.F.O.Project U.F.O. (TV Series) Ollie Hayes ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Sooner or LaterSooner or Later (TV Movie) Eddie Nova - Guitar Teacher  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Flying HighFlying High (TV Series) Thanks ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Izzy ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Herman ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Mixed NutsMixed Nuts (TV Short) Moe  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Rudolph's Shiny New YearRudolph's Shiny New Year (TV Movie) One Million (O.M) (voice)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Ernie Sigley ShowThe Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) Writer ("Andrew Sisters medley: Chattanooga Choo Choo / Rum and Coca-Cola / Don't Sit under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me) / (I'll Be with You) in Apple Blossom Time / Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar") ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
    • Episode dated 19 February 1974 (Feb 19, 1974) Writer ("Andrew Sisters medley: Chattanooga Choo Choo / Rum and Coca-Cola / Don't Sit under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me) / (I'll Be with You) in Apple Blossom Time / Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar")  Less
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Bodkin (segment "Love and the See-Through Mind") / Mr. Adams (segment "Love and Mother") ( 2 episodes, 1969–1973 )  Less 1969–1973 2
  • Primary photo for Honeymoon SuiteHoneymoon Suite (TV Series) Bellboy  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for Adam-12Adam-12 (TV Series) Jerry Mermaid ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Partridge FamilyThe Partridge Family (TV Series) Ziggy Shnurr ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Black, Kloke & DaggaBlack, Kloke & Dagga (TV Short) Dagger (voice), Producer (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for DaktariDaktari (TV Series) Sammy Spotts ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke ShowThe Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Buddy Sorrell ( 158 episodes, 1961–1966 ) , Performer ("Alan Brady", "Jingle Bells", "I Am a Fine Musician") ( 1 episode, 1963 ) , Performer ("Moonlight Bay") ( 1 episode, 1962 ) , Performer ("Go Tell Aunt Rhody", "Funeral March") ( 1 episode, 1963 ) , Performer ("The Musicians") ( 1 episode, 1963 ) , Performer ("Goodbye, Goodbye") ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Writer ("True Man True") ( 1 episode, 1962 ) , Performer ("Old MacDonald Had a Farm") ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1961–1966 158
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  • Primary photo for The Famous Adventures of Mr. MagooThe Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) Actor  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Buddy Sorrell ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Mister Magoo's Christmas CarolMister Magoo's Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Brady / James (voice)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Pete and GladysPete and Gladys (TV Series) Fred ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Further Adventures of Ellery QueenThe Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series) J.C. Smith ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Lucien Bellingham ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Phil Silvers ShowThe Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) Harry Harris ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Mr. Braxton ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Cicero Grimes ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
    • Joe Phy (Jan 4, 1958) Cicero Grimes  Less
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Jim BowieThe Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series) Pinky ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) Actor ( 2 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for How to Marry a MillionaireHow to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series) Jack Connors ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The O. Henry PlayhouseThe O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series) Phineas C. Gooch ( 2 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for December BrideDecember Bride (TV Series) Herbert ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Gale Storm Show: Oh! SusannaThe Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) Mr. Agnew ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Morey Amsterdam ShowThe Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series) Himself - Host / Performer ( 5 episodes, 1948–1950 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1949–1950 ) , Producer ( 2 episodes, 1949–1950 ) , Performer ("Busy Little Bee") ( 1 episode ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1948 ) , Writer ("Yuk-a-Puk") ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1948–1950 5
    • Episode #3.22 Himself - Host / Performer, Performer ("Busy Little Bee")  Less
    • Episode #3.20 (Sep 28, 1950) Himself - Host / Performer, Producer (uncredited), Writer ("Yuk-a-Puk")  Less
    • Episode #3.2 (May 4, 1950) Himself - Host / Performer, Writer  Less
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Self (72 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke Show RememberedThe Dick Van Dyke Show Remembered (TV Special) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Special) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Himself / Rick ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for 'Dutch' ReaganAll-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (TV Special) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for When Nature CallsWhen Nature Calls Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 4 episodes, 1968–1979 )  Less 1968–1979
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Comic Actor / Himself - Comedian / Himself - Comic / Himself - Co-Host ( 10 episodes, 1963–1979 )  Less 1963–1979
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  • Primary photo for Here It Is, Burlesque!Here It Is, Burlesque! (TV Movie) Himself - Host / Performer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Celebrity BowlingCelebrity Bowling (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1973–1977 )  Less 1973–1977
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  • Primary photo for Super Night at Forest HillsSuper Night at Forest Hills (TV Special) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Match Game 73Match Game 73 (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 25 episodes, 1973–1974 )  Less 1973–1974
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  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Vin Scully ShowThe Vin Scully Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Can You Top ThisCan You Top This (TV Series) Himself ( 10 episodes, 1970–1971 )  Less 1970–1971
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  • Primary photo for Hans Christian AndersonHans Christian Anderson (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1967–1970 )  Less 1967–1970
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself ( 5 episodes, 1966–1970 )  Less 1966–1970
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  • Primary photo for Name DroppersName Droppers (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for DellaDella (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970
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  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1966–1970 )  Less 1966–1970
  • Primary photo for Allen Ludden's GalleryAllen Ludden's Gallery (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Donald O'Connor ShowThe Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Don Rickles ShowThe Don Rickles Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 241 episodes, 1965–1969 )  Less 1965–1969
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 7 episodes, 1966–1968 )  Less 1966–1968
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  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain ( 15 episodes, 1963–1968 )  Less 1963–1968
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  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for P.D.Q.P.D.Q. (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Something SpecialSomething Special (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for International CabaretInternational Cabaret (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Rolf Harris ShowThe Rolf Harris Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Talent ScoutsHollywood Talent Scouts (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Celebrity GameThe Celebrity Game (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Panelist ( 6 episodes, 1961–1965 )  Less 1961–1965
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Jerry Lester ShowThe Jerry Lester Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 2 episodes, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1959–1962 )  Less 1959–1962
  • Primary photo for Juke Box JuryJuke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Charlie Chester Music HallThe Charlie Chester Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for House PartyHouse Party (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Himself ( 5 episodes, 1959–1961 )  Less 1959–1961
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  • Primary photo for ShowtimeShowtime (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Keep TalkingKeep Talking (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy WilliamsThe Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Comic ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Tonight!Tonight! (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host ( 2 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Frankie Laine TimeFrankie Laine Time (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Who Said That?Who Said That? (TV Series) Himself / Panelist  Less 1948–1955
  • Primary photo for The Name's the SameThe Name's the Same (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 2 episodes, 1952 )  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 2 episodes, 1952 )  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself - Host ( 5 episodes, 1948–1952 )  Less 1948–1952
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  • Primary photo for Dagmar's CanteenDagmar's Canteen (TV Series) Himself - Sketch Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of StarsCavalcade of Stars (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Guest Comedian ( 3 episodes, 1951–1952 )  Less 1951–1952
    • Episode #3.28 (Mar 7, 1952) Himself - Guest Host  Less
    • Episode #2.41 (Jun 15, 1951) Himself - Guest Comedian  Less
    • Episode #2.24 (Feb 16, 1951) Himself - Guest Comedian  Less
  • Primary photo for Battle of the AgesBattle of the Ages (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Broadway Open HouseBroadway Open House (TV Series) Himself / Host (Mondays and Wednesdays, 1950-51)  Less 1950–1952
  • Primary photo for Songs for SaleSongs for Sale (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Tag the GagTag the Gag (TV Series) Himself / Panelist  Less 1951– 
  • Primary photo for Ford Star RevueFord Star Revue (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Morey Amsterdam ShowThe Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series) Himself - Host / Performer ( 77 episodes, 1948–1950 )  Less 1948–1950
    • Episode #3.22 Himself - Host / Performer  Less
    • Episode #3.21 (Oct 5, 1950) Himself - Host / Performer  Less
    • Episode #3.20 (Sep 28, 1950) Himself - Host / Performer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Star of the FamilyStar of the Family (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Wendy Barrie ShowThe Wendy Barrie Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949
Archive Footage (12 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • Episode #36.78 (Dec 10, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler Moore: A CelebrationMary Tyler Moore: A Celebration (TV Movie) Buddy Sorrell (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Buddy Sorrell ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Buddy Sorrell - Dick Van Dyke Show / Himself / Buddy Sorrell ( 2 episodes, 2008–2014 )  Less 2008–2014
    • Acting Funny (May 6, 2014) Buddy Sorrell - Dick Van Dyke Show (archive footage)  Less
    • Sitcoms (Jan 2, 2008) Himself / Buddy Sorrell (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Looking for LennyLooking for Lenny Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Luke and Joe Get LostLuke and Joe Get Lost Buddy Sorrell (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke Show RevisitedThe Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (TV Movie) Buddy Sorrell (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Inside TV Land: The Dick Van Dyke ShowInside TV Land: The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1995–2000 )  Less 1995–2000
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Buddy Sorrell ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Charlie Blake ( 2 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Dick Van Dyke and the Other WomanDick Van Dyke and the Other Woman (TV Special) Buddy Sorrell (archive footage)  Less 1969
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Mafia IIMafia II (Video Game) Writer ("RUM AND COCA COLA")  Less 2010

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