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Jack Paar (I) (1918–2004)

Producer | Writer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Walk Softly, Stranger (1950) | The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957-1962) | Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination More »
NICKNAME  
The Boss
BORN 
May 1, 1918 (died Jan 27, 2004)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Acknowledgment (archival footage, Universal Media) ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Judy Garland: By Myself (Feb 25, 2004) Acknowledgment (archival footage, Universal Media)  Less
  • Primary photo for Door to DoorDoor to Door (TV Movie) Acknowledgment ("The Tonight Show with Jack Paar" courtesy of)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of MagicThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Acknowledgment  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar Comes HomeJack Paar Comes Home (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Producer, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar DiaryThe Jack Paar Diary (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar and His LionsJack Paar and His Lions (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar in AfricaJack Paar in Africa (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Producer, Writer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for A Funny Thing Happened EverywhereA Funny Thing Happened Everywhere (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Producer, Writer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to HollywoodA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1966 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar ProgramThe Jack Paar Program (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 6 episodes, 1963–1965 ) , Producer ( 5 episodes, 1963–1965 ) , Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963–1965 6
    • Episode #3.23 (Mar 12, 1965) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
    • Episode #3.13 (Dec 25, 1964) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
    • Episode #3.1 (Sep 25, 1964) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Square World of Jack PaarThe Square World of Jack Paar (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Producer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar PresentsJack Paar Presents (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1960 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
Self (42 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Love, MarilynLove, Marilyn Ed Forbes (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for M*A*S*H, Tootsie & God: A Tribute to Larry GelbartM*A*S*H, Tootsie & God: A Tribute to Larry Gelbart (TV Special) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Pat Sajak ShowThe Pat Sajak Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1968–1987 )  Less 1968–1987
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Special) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1983–1986 )  Less 1983–1986
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for NBC 60th Anniversary CelebrationNBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for Carol BurnettAll-Star Party for Carol Burnett (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Over EasyOver Easy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame AwardsThe 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar ToniteJack Paar Tonite (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 31 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Jonathan Winters ShowThe Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Candid CameraCandid Camera (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White HouseA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar ProgramThe Jack Paar Program (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 103 episodes, 1962–1965 )  Less 1962–1965
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  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant ( 2 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 810 episodes, 1957–1962 )  Less 1957–1962
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  • Primary photo for At This Very MomentAt This Very Moment (TV Special) Himself  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1959–1961 )  Less 1959–1961
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Panelist ( 4 episodes, 1954–1960 )  Less 1954–1960
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  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Polly Bergen ShowThe Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 4 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957
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  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Host ( 7 episodes, 1956–1957 )  Less 1956–1957
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  • Primary photo for Tonight!Tonight! (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host ( 3 episodes, 1955–1956 )  Less 1955–1956
  • Primary photo for The Morning ShowThe Morning Show (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Bank on the StarsBank on the Stars (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Up to PaarUp to Paar (TV Series) Himself / Host  Less 1952– 
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1951 )  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Footlight VarietiesFootlight Varieties Himself - Host  Less 1951
Archive Footage (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Girl Who Talked to DolphinsThe Girl Who Talked to Dolphins (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Himself - The Tonight Show / Himself - Talk Show Host ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
    • When Television Came of Age (May 29, 2014) Himself - The Tonight Show / Himself - Talk Show Host (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Himself - Jack Paar Tonight Show / Himself ( 3 episodes, 2008–2014 )  Less 2008–2014
    • Acting Funny (May 6, 2014) Himself - Jack Paar Tonight Show (archive footage)  Less
    • Variety (Jan 16, 2008) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Late Night (Jan 9, 2008) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden GirlBetty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Joan Rivers: A Piece of WorkJoan Rivers: A Piece of Work Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010 $2.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Yellow Brick Road and BeyondThe Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Muhammad Ali: Made in MiamiMuhammad Ali: Made in Miami (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Certifiably JonathanCertifiably Jonathan Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007 $1.2MM $8K / —
  • Primary photo for Stardust: The Bette Davis StoryStardust: The Bette Davis Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar: Smart TelevisionJack Paar: Smart Television (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... DivisibleAli-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1997–2000 )  Less 1997–2000
  • Primary photo for But... SeriouslyBut... Seriously (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in AmericaMo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for TV's Funniest Game Show MomentsTV's Funniest Game Show Moments (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's World of ComedyBob Hope's World of Comedy (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for MarilynMarilyn Himself (scene from "Love Nest") (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
    • Laughter USA (Sep 17, 1961) Himself (archive footage)  Less

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