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Abby Singer (I) (1917–2014)

Production Manager | Miscellaneous Crew | Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
KNOWN FOR 
The Doris Day Show (1968–1973) | The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978) | Rhoda (1974–1978)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins More »
AKA 
Abner E. Singer | Abner Singer
BORN 
Dec 8, 1917 (died Mar 13, 2014)

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Past Film & Video (21 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (58 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Production Consultant (18 episodes, 1996–1997)  Less 1996–1997 18
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  • Primary photo for Sabrina, the Teenage WitchSabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) Production Consultant (10 episodes, 1996–1997)  Less 1996–1997 10
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  • Primary photo for The Last Best PlaceThe Last Best Place (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Producer (3 episodes, 1994–1995)  Less 1994–1995 3
  • Primary photo for Major DadMajor Dad (TV Series) Coordinating Producer (6 episodes, 1989–1993), Unit Production Manager (6 episodes, 1989–1993)  Less 1989–1993 6
    • Oops, a Daisy (Apr 16, 1993) Coordinating Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less
    • The Shut Down (Sep 16, 1991) Coordinating Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less
    • Safe at First Base (Sep 17, 1990) Coordinating Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less
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  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Coordinating Producer (3 episodes, 1989), Unit Production Manager (3 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 3
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Coordinating Producer (32 episodes, 1983–1986), Unit Production Manager (24 episodes, 1983–1988), Executive In Charge Of Production (19 episodes, 1982–1983), Executive In Charge Of Production (MTM Productions) (3 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1988 55
    • The Last One (May 25, 1988) Unit Production Manager  Less
    • Time Heals: Part 2 (Feb 20, 1986) Coordinating Producer  Less
    • Time Heals: Part 1 (Feb 19, 1986) Coordinating Producer, Unit Production Manager  Less
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  • Primary photo for NewhartNewhart (TV Series) Production Consultant (50 episodes, 1983–1985), Executive In Charge Of Production (8 episodes, 1982–1983)  Less 1982–1985 58
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  • Primary photo for Remington SteeleRemington Steele (TV Series) Production Consultant (49 episodes, 1983–1985), Executive In Charge Of Production (22 episodes, 1982–1983)  Less 1982–1985 71
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  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (MTM Enterprises) (32 episodes, 1981–1982), Production Consultant (32 episodes, 1983–1985), Executive In Charge Of Production (20 episodes, 1982–1983), Production Executive (MTM Enterprises) (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981–1985 85
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  • Primary photo for The Duck FactoryThe Duck Factory (TV Series) Production Consultant (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Bay City BluesBay City Blues (TV Series) Production Consultant (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • Pilot (Oct 25, 1983) Production Consultant  Less
  • Primary photo for In Defense of KidsIn Defense of Kids (TV Movie) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Lou GrantLou Grant (TV Series) Executive In Charge Of Production (44 episodes, 1980–1982), Production Executive (MTM Enterprises) (24 episodes, 1979–1980)  Less 1979–1982 68
    • Charlie (Sep 13, 1982) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Victims (Aug 30, 1982) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Beachhead (May 24, 1982) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
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  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Production Executive (MTM Productions, Inc.) (2 episodes, 1980), Executive In Charge Of Production (MTM Productions, Inc.) (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1980–1982 3
    • Circumstantial Evidence (Feb 24, 1982) Executive In Charge Of Production (MTM Productions, Inc.)  Less
    • Les' Groupie (Feb 4, 1980) Production Executive (MTM Productions, Inc.)  Less
    • Put Up or Shut Up (Jan 21, 1980) Production Executive (MTM Productions, Inc.)  Less
  • Primary photo for The White ShadowThe White Shadow (TV Series) Supervising Production Manager (11 episodes, 1978–1979), Production Executive (MTM Enterprises) (9 episodes, 1979–1980), Executive In Charge Of Production (2 episodes, 1981), Executive In Charge Of Production (MTM Enterprises) (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1978–1981 23
    • Burnout (Mar 9, 1981) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • Cops (Mar 2, 1981) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (Dec 16, 1980) Executive In Charge Of Production (MTM Enterprises)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ThornwellThornwell (TV Movie) Production Executive (MTM Enterprises)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Fighting BackFighting Back (TV Movie) Production Executive  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Boy Who Drank Too MuchThe Boy Who Drank Too Much (TV Movie) Production Executive  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) Unit Production Manager (49 episodes, 1974–1976), Production Manager (13 episodes, 1978)  Less 1974–1978 62
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  • Primary photo for First, You CryFirst, You Cry (TV Movie) Supervising Production Manager  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Meanest Men in the WestThe Meanest Men in the West (TV Movie) Unit Production Manager  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Production Manager (68 episodes, 1975–1978), Unit Production Manager (24 episodes, 1974–1975)  Less 1974–1978 92
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  • Primary photo for Nowhere to RunNowhere to Run (TV Movie) Production Manager  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Something for JoeySomething for Joey (TV Movie) Production Manager  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Tony Randall ShowThe Tony Randall Show (TV Series) Production Manager (3 episodes, 1976–1977)  Less 1976–1977 3
  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (TV Series) Unit Production Manager (27 episodes, 1974–1975), Production Manager (21 episodes, 1975–1976)  Less 1974–1976 48
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  • Primary photo for PhyllisPhyllis (TV Series) Production Manager (18 episodes, 1975–1976), Unit Production Manager (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 19
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  • Primary photo for Mary's Incredible DreamMary's Incredible Dream (TV Movie) Unit Production Manager  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Three for the RoadThree for the Road (TV Series) Unit Production Manager (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Pilot (Sep 1975) Unit Production Manager  Less
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Production Manager (10 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 10
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  • Primary photo for Paul Sand in Friends and LoversPaul Sand in Friends and Lovers (TV Series) Unit Production Manager (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Barney MillerBarney Miller (TV Series) First Assistant Director (1 episode, 1974), Unit Manager (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Young LoveYoung Love (TV Movie) Production Manager  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Doris Day ShowThe Doris Day Show (TV Series) Production Manager (98 episodes, 1968–1973)  Less 1968–1973 98
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  • Primary photo for The Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff SpecialThe Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff Special (TV Special) Production Manager  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Tim Conway ShowThe Tim Conway Show (TV Series) Production Manager (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970 2
  • Primary photo for Istanbul ExpressIstanbul Express (TV Movie) Unit Manager  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for It Takes a ThiefIt Takes a Thief (TV Series) Unit Manager (17 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968 17
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  • Primary photo for Shadow Over ElveronShadow Over Elveron (TV Movie) Unit Manager  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Unit Manager (42 episodes, 1966–1968)  Less 1966–1968 42
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  • Primary photo for Coronado 9Coronado 9 (TV Series) Assistant Director (4 episodes, 1960–1961)  Less 1960–1961 4
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  • Primary photo for Bachelor FatherBachelor Father (TV Series) Assistant Director (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Assistant Director (4 episodes, 1958–1960)  Less 1958–1960 4
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  • Primary photo for State TrooperState Trooper (TV Series) Assistant Director (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Cimarron CityCimarron City (TV Series) Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1958–1959)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for BuckskinBuckskin (TV Series) Assistant Director (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Fry's Wife (Feb 9, 1959) Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Assistant Director (9 episodes, 1958–1959)  Less 1958–1959 9
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  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1958–1959)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for The MillionaireThe Millionaire (TV Series) Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Tales of Wells FargoTales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) Assistant Director (7 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 7
    • Deadwood (Apr 7, 1958) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • The Johnny Ringo Story (Mar 17, 1958) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Alias Jim Hardie (Mar 10, 1958) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
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  • Primary photo for M SquadM Squad (TV Series) Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1957–1958)  Less 1957–1958 2
    • Dolly's Bar (Feb 7, 1958) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Diamond Hard (Nov 29, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Casey JonesCasey Jones (TV Series) Assistant Director (5 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 5
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  • Primary photo for The George Sanders Mystery TheaterThe George Sanders Mystery Theater (TV Series) Assistant Director (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • You Don't Live Here (Jul 13, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Circus BoyCircus Boy (TV Series) Assistant Director (3 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957 3
    • Little Vagabond (Jun 23, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • The Remarkable Ricardo (Jan 20, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • The Good Samaritans (Dec 23, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Assistant Director (3 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957 3
    • Strange Disappearance (May 1, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Model Wife (Dec 26, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Journey by Moonlight (Jan 5, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales of the 77th Bengal LancersTales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series) Assistant Director (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • The Relentless Man (Mar 3, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Rin Tin TinThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series) Assistant Director (33 episodes, 1954–1956)  Less 1954–1956 33
    • The Invaders (Dec 14, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Presidental Citation (Nov 16, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • The Lost Puppy (Nov 9, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
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Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Producer, Executive (In Memoriam) (archive footage)  Less 2014

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