Skitch Henderson (1918–2005)

Composer | Soundtrack | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962-1966) | The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956-1959) | The Tonight Show (1962)
BORN 
Jan 27, 1918 (died Nov 1, 2005)

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Gimme DangerGimme Danger Performer ("Night Life")  Less 2016 $440K
  • Primary photo for The Beginning of the End of the WorldThe Beginning of the End of the World Composer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The GiftsThe Gifts (Short) Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Act OneAct One Composer, Conductor  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Murder in A-FlatMurder in A-Flat (Short) 'Skitch' Henderson - Gossip Columnist / Piano Player, Performer ("Love Me or Leave Me", "Cling To Me", "A Little Bit Independent")  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for On Our Merry WayOn Our Merry Way Music Supervisor (uncredited), Writer ("Baby Made a Change in Me") (uncredited)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Thrills of Music: Skitch Henderson and His OrchestraThrills of Music: Skitch Henderson and His Orchestra (Short) Himself - Bandleader, Performer ("Ignatz in the Side Pocket", "It's a Good Day", "The Gypsy")  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for The Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz Musician (piano) (uncredited)  Less 1939 $2.8MM $22MM
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Project XXProject XX (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Merrily We Roll Along: The Early Days of the AutomobileMerrily We Roll Along: The Early Days of the Automobile (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Himself - Bandleader ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Conductor / Himself - Bandleader / Sidney Ferguson ( 2 episodes, 1956 ) , Performer ("Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe", "Taking a Chance on Love") ( 1 episode, 1956 ) , Composer ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 2
    • Episode #2.11 (Dec 2, 1956) Himself - Conductor, Performer ("Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe", "Taking a Chance on Love")  Less
    • Premier (Jun 24, 1956) Himself - Bandleader / Sidney Ferguson, Composer  Less
  • Primary photo for Faye and SkitchFaye and Skitch (TV Series) Actor  Less 1953– 
Self (27 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Great Love SongsGreat Love Songs (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Wolf Trap Presents Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday CelebrationWolf Trap Presents Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday Celebration (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Pianist / Bandleader / Himself - Bandleader / Himself - Musician / Himself ( 10 episodes, 1968–1977 )  Less 1968–1977
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  • Primary photo for Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow!Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow! Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Allen Ludden's GalleryAllen Ludden's Gallery (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Skitch Henderson ShowThe Skitch Henderson Show (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Pianist ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader / Guest Host / Himself - Guest ( 1,007 episodes, 1962–1966 )  Less 1962–1966
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  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain ( 24 episodes, 1962–1966 )  Less 1962–1966
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  • Primary photo for HullabalooHullabaloo (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader / Hmself - Bandleader / Himself - bandleader ( 108 episodes, 1962 )  Less 1962
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  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader ( 89 episodes, 1962 )  Less 1962
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Captain KangarooCaptain Kangaroo (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Piano ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Conductor / Himself / Nucoat Pitchman / Himself - Bandleader / Sidney Ferguson ( 103 episodes, 1956–1959 )  Less 1956–1959
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  • Primary photo for Tonight!Tonight! (TV Series) Himself - Conductor / Himself - Bandleader ( 54 episodes, 1953–1957 )  Less 1953–1957
    • Finale (Jan 25, 1957) Himself - Conductor  Less
    • Episode #5.68 (Dec 5, 1956) Himself - Conductor  Less
    • Kovacs (Oct 29, 1956) Himself - Conductor  Less
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  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Where Was I?Where Was I? (TV Series) Himself / Panelist (1953)  Less 1952–1953
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader / Musician ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
    • Episode #5.3 (Sep 30, 1952) Himself - Bandleader / Musician  Less
  • Primary photo for Wonderful Town, U.S.A.Wonderful Town, U.S.A. (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Your Show of ShowsYour Show of Shows (TV Series) Himself - Guest Performer ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
    • Episode #2.35 (May 5, 1951) Himself - Guest Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Frank Sinatra ShowThe Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Skitch Henderson and His OrchestraSkitch Henderson and His Orchestra (Short) Himself - Orchestra Leader  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Audience Bow ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949
    • Episode #2.20 (Jan 23, 1949) Himself - Audience Bow  Less

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