Spo-De-Odee (1904–1982)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Mask (1994) | The Blues Brothers (1980) | Wild Man Blues (1997)
AKA 
Sam Theard 'Spo-Dee-Odee' | Spo-De-O-de | Sam Theard
BORN 
Oct 10, 1904 (died Dec 7, 1982)

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Great Everything & the NothingThe Great Everything & the Nothing Writer ("Let The Good Times Roll")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for How to Survive a PlagueHow to Survive a Plague Writer ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You") (as Sam Theard)  Less 2012 $132K
  • Primary photo for Sleepless NightSleepless Night Music ("Vieille Canaille")  Less 2011 €2.5MM $2K
  • Primary photo for A Previous EngagementA Previous Engagement Writer ("You Rascal You") (as Sam Theard)  Less 2008 CAD 8MM
  • Primary photo for The Last ShotThe Last Shot Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll" (1946))  Less 2004 $464K
  • Primary photo for MarriagesMarriages Writer ("Let the good times roll")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Wild Man BluesWild Man Blues Lyrics ("You Rascal You"), Music ("You Rascal You")  Less 1997 $426K
  • Primary photo for In Praise of Older WomenIn Praise of Older Women Writer ("I'Ll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal, You") (as Sam Theard)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Nitrate BaseNitrate Base Writer ("I'll Be Glad When You Are Dead")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Grumpier Old MenGrumpier Old Men Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You")  Less 1995 $25MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for Radioland MurdersRadioland Murders Writer ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)")  Less 1994 $15MM $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for The MaskThe Mask Writer ("Let The Good Times Roll")  Less 1994 $18MM $120MM
  • Primary photo for Jimmy HollywoodJimmy Hollywood Soundtrack ("Let the Good Times Roll")  Less 1994 $30MM $3.7MM
  • Primary photo for That's Dancing!That's Dancing! Writer ("You Rascal You (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead)")  Less 1985 $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for The Sting IIThe Sting II Old Second (as Sam Theard)  Less 1983 $6.3MM
  • Primary photo for Movie MadnessMovie Madness Preacher - 'Municipalians'  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Blues BrothersThe Blues Brothers Writer ("LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL")  Less 1980 $27MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Which Way Is Up?Which Way Is Up? Cripple  Less 1977 $3.2MM
  • Primary photo for Reet, Petite, and GoneReet, Petite, and Gone Writer ("LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL") (uncredited)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Reunion in FranceReunion in France Lyrics ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)" (1931)) (uncredited), Music ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)" (1931)) (uncredited)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Murder in the Big HouseMurder in the Big House Lyrics ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)" (1931)), Music ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)" (1931))  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Poor Little MePoor Little Me (Short) Writer ("(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You")  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for Rufus Jones for PresidentRufus Jones for President (Short) Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") (uncredited)  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for That's My WifeThat's My Wife Writer ("You Rascal You") (uncredited)  Less 1933
  • Primary photo for I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal YouI'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You (Short) Writer ("(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You")  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for If I Had a MillionIf I Had a Million Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You" (1931)) (uncredited)  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for A Rhapsody in Black and BlueA Rhapsody in Black and Blue (Short) Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") (as Sam Theard)  Less 1932
  • Primary photo for Pie, Pie BlackbirdPie, Pie Blackbird (Short) Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") (uncredited)  Less 1932
Past Television (25 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Glastonbury 2017Glastonbury 2017 (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
    • Day 2, Part 2 (Jun 24, 2017) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") (uncredited)  Less
    • Day 2, Part 1 (Jun 24, 2017) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll")  Less
  • Primary photo for FlemingFleming (TV Mini-series) Writer ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jan 29, 2014) Writer ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Writer ("I'll be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • How to Survive a Plague (Dec 30, 2013) Writer ("I'll be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You") (as Sam Theard)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #12.7 (May 27, 2012) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Playboy ClubThe Playboy Club (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • The Top Six Perform (Dec 15, 2009) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Round 8: Results (Nov 11, 2008) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") ( 1 episode, 1989 ) , Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 1989–2007 2
  • Primary photo for Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen KingNightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • The End of the Whole Mess (Jul 19, 2006) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") (as Sam Theard)  Less
  • Primary photo for The BluesThe Blues (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • The Road to Memphis (Sep 30, 2003) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") (as Sam Theard)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for The Last of the Blonde BombshellsThe Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie) Writer ("You Rascal You")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for A Many Splintered ThingA Many Splintered Thing (TV Series) Lyrics ("You Rascal You (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead)") ( 1 episode, 2000 ) , Music ("You Rascal You (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead)") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 1, 2000) Lyrics ("You Rascal You (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead)"), Music ("You Rascal You (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970)Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Kojak: None So BlindKojak: None So Blind (TV Movie) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll") ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
    • Dreams (Jan 5, 1985) Writer ("Let the Good Times Roll")  Less
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Swamper at Wooden Nickel ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
    • He Was Only Twelve: Part 1 (May 3, 1982) Swamper at Wooden Nickel (as Sam Theard 'Spo-Dee-Odee')  Less
  • Primary photo for CindyCindy (TV Movie) Wino  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Pennies from HeavenPennies from Heaven (TV Mini-series) Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Down Sunnyside Lane (Mar 7, 1978) Writer (" (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Scott JoplinScott Joplin (TV Movie) Left Hand of God  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Walkin' WalterWalkin' Walter (TV Series) Walkin' walter  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for Great DayGreat Day (TV Movie) Guy Marks  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Sanford and SonSanford and Son (TV Series) Carol Rhodes ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Carol (Nov 26, 1976) Carol Rhodes  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rich Little ShowThe Rich Little Show (TV Series) Regular / World's Blackest White Man ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Writer ("(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You") ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
    • Lucy Fakes Illness (Jan 28, 1952) Writer ("(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You")  Less
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for CaldoniaCaldonia (Short) Himself (as Spo-De-O-de)  Less 1945
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Mafia IIMafia II (Video Game) Writer ("LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL") (as Sam Theard)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Mafia: The City of Lost HeavenMafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Video Game) Writer ("I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal, You)")  Less 2002

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