David Brenner (II) (1936–2014)

Actor | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1971-1991) | The Aristocrats (2005) | David Brenner: Back with a Vengeance! (2000)
AKA 
Theory of a Deadman
BORN 
Feb 4, 1936 (died Mar 15, 2014)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Gotham Comedy LiveGotham Comedy Live (TV Series) Dedicatee ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Santa Monica") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Arli$$Arli$$ (TV Series) David Brenner ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for David Brenner: Back with a Vengeance!David Brenner: Back with a Vengeance! (TV Movie) Himself, Producer, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 1989 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search1989 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search (TV Movie) Special Thanks And Acknowledgment  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for SnipSnip (TV Series) David  Less 1976– 
Self (79 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for When Jews Were FunnyWhen Jews Were Funny Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Cavuto on BusinessCavuto on Business (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Life AfterLife After (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Modern FamilyModern Family (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TMF Awards 2009TMF Awards 2009 (TV Special) Himself - Performer (as Theory of a Deadman)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Tragic Side of ComedyThe Tragic Side of Comedy (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Comics UnleashedComics Unleashed (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself ( 4 episodes, 2006–2009 )  Less 2006–2009
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  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV Land's Top TenTV Land's Top Ten (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Queer Eye for the Straight GuyQueer Eye for the Straight Guy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The AristocratsThe Aristocrats Himself  Less 2005 $6.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • Episode #13.87 (May 10, 2005) Himself (as Theory of a Deadman)  Less
  • Primary photo for Just for LaughsJust for Laughs (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Good Day LiveGood Day Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 50 Hottest Vegas Moments50 Hottest Vegas Moments (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005 $250K
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Himself ( 6 episodes, 1995–2005 )  Less 1995–2005
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  • Primary photo for Goodnight, We Love YouGoodnight, We Love You Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (TV Mini-series) Himself - Panelist / #53  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for When Stand-Up Comics Ruled the WorldWhen Stand-Up Comics Ruled the World (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Pet StarPet Star (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Judge #3 / Himself - Celebrity Judge #2 / Himself - Judge ( 3 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003
    • Episode #2.9 (Oct 10, 2003) Himself - Celebrity Judge #3  Less
    • Episode #2.7 (Sep 26, 2003) Himself - Celebrity Judge #2  Less
    • Episode #2.5 (Sep 12, 2003) Himself - Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 10 episodes, 2001–2003 )  Less 2001–2003
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  • Primary photo for The Michael Essany ShowThe Michael Essany Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for PyramidPyramid (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 19 episodes, 1993–2002 )  Less 1993–2002
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  • Primary photo for Politically IncorrectPolitically Incorrect (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Howard Stern Radio ShowThe Howard Stern Radio Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The TestThe Test (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 2 episodes )  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... DivisibleAli-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1998–1999 )  Less 1998–1999
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 9 episodes, 1994–1999 )  Less 1994–1999
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  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Jon Stewart ShowThe Jon Stewart Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for John & Leeza from HollywoodJohn & Leeza from Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 6 episodes, 1990–1993 )  Less 1990–1993
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  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for The Chuck Woolery ShowThe Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest Comic / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Guest / Himself ( 124 episodes, 1971–1991 )  Less 1971–1991
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  • Primary photo for The Howard Stern ShowThe Howard Stern Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Shalom SesameShalom Sesame (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Byron Allen ShowThe Byron Allen Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Esquire: About Men, for WomenEsquire: About Men, for Women (TV Series) Himself (1989)  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Center Square ( 2 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for NightlifeNightlife (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Howard Stern ShowThe Howard Stern Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi AbromowitzJoan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Young at Heart ComediansYoung at Heart Comedians (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for On Stage AmericaOn Stage America (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Live from Her Majesty'sLive from Her Majesty's (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Salute!Salute! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Live... And in PersonLive... And in Person (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Just Men!Just Men! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Casino GamblingCasino Gambling (Video) Himself - Host  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Tom Cottle: Up CloseTom Cottle: Up Close (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Catch a Rising Star's 10th AnniversaryCatch a Rising Star's 10th Anniversary (TV Special) Himself - Comedian  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The John Davidson ShowThe John Davidson Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Tomorrow ShowThe Tomorrow Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Comedian ( 3 episodes, 1975–1981 )  Less 1975–1981
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Comedian / Himself - Co-Host ( 65 episodes, 1971–1980 )  Less 1971–1980
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist / Himself - Center Square ( 24 episodes, 1975–1980 )  Less 1975–1980
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  • Primary photo for Ebony, Ivory and JadeEbony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Live WednesdayLive Wednesday (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 6 episodes, 1974–1978 )  Less 1974–1978
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  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, Las VegasHappy Birthday, Las Vegas (TV Special) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for American Bandstand's 25th AnniversaryAmerican Bandstand's 25th Anniversary (TV Special) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Neil Sedaka Steppin' OutNeil Sedaka Steppin' Out (TV Special) Himself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for On LocationOn Location (TV Series) Himself  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for The Midnight SpecialThe Midnight Special (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Celebrity SweepstakesCelebrity Sweepstakes (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Comedy WorldThe Dean Martin Comedy World (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for ABC's Wide World of EntertainmentABC's Wide World of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 7 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972
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  • Primary photo for The Virginia Graham ShowThe Virginia Graham Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Real Tom Kennedy ShowThe Real Tom Kennedy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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