Abby Singer (I) (1917–2014)

Production Manager | Miscellaneous Crew | Second Unit or Assistant Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Bob Newhart Show (1974-1978) | The Doris Day Show (1968-1973) | Hill Street Blues (1981-1985)
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 (23 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (66 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Crisis CenterCrisis Center (TV Series) Production Consultant ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • 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 ( 5 episodes, 1994–1995 )  Less 1994–1995 5
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  • Primary photo for Winnetka RoadWinnetka Road (TV Series) Line Producer ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Townies (Mar 12, 1994) Line Producer  Less
  • 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 Uncle BuckUncle Buck (TV Series) Unit Production Manager ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Pilot (Sep 10, 1990) Unit Production Manager  Less
  • Primary photo for TattingersTattingers (TV Series) Production Consultant ( 8 episodes, 1988–1989 )  Less 1988–1989 8
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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 ( 22 episodes, 1982–1983 )  Less 1982–1985 72
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  • Primary photo for Remington SteeleRemington Steele (TV Series) Production Consultant ( 50 episodes, 1983–1985 ) , Executive In Charge Of Production ( 22 episodes, 1982–1983 )  Less 1982–1985 72
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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 ( 21 episodes, 1982–1983 ) , Unit Production Manager ( 1 episode, 1982 ) , Production Executive (MTM Enterprises) ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981–1985 87
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  • Primary photo for The Duck FactoryThe Duck Factory (TV Series) Production Consultant ( 4 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 4
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  • 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) ( 27 episodes, 1979–1980 )  Less 1979–1982 71
    • 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 ) , Executive In Charge Of Production ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1980–1982 4
    • Up and Down the Dial (Apr 21, 1982) Executive In Charge Of Production  Less
    • 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
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  • 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 Back: The Story of Rocky BleierFighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (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 VampireVampire (TV Movie) Production Executive  Less 1979
  • 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 Tales of Wells FargoTales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) Assistant Director ( 21 episodes, 1958–1959 )  Less 1958–1959 21
    • Terry (Apr 6, 1959) Assistant Director  Less
    • Toll Road (Mar 23, 1959) Assistant Director  Less
    • The Rawhide Kid (Mar 16, 1959) Assistant Director  Less
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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 General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Assistant Director ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The MillionaireThe Millionaire (TV Series) Assistant Director ( 2 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Casey JonesCasey Jones (TV Series) Assistant Director ( 6 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 6
    • Mrs. Casey Jones (May 5, 1958) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • The Trackwalker (Nov 4, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • A Badge for Casey (Oct 28, 1957) 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 SuspicionSuspicion (TV Series) Assistant Director ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • Rainy Day (Dec 2, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
  • 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 ( 5 episodes, 1955–1957 )  Less 1955–1957 5
    • The Lie (Jun 5, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Strange Disappearance (May 1, 1957) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
    • Model Wife (Dec 26, 1956) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less
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  • 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 Massacre at Sand CreekMassacre at Sand Creek (TV Movie) Assistant Director (as Abner E. Singer)  Less 1956
  • 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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