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David Susskind (1920–1987)

Producer | Writer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Eleanor and Franklin (1976) | The DuPont Show of the Month (1957-1961) | Ages of Man (1966)
AWARDS 
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations More »
BORN 
Dec 19, 1920 (died Feb 22, 1987)

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Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (115 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Lyndon JohnsonLyndon Johnson (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Rita Hayworth: The Love GoddessRita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Lovers and Other StrangersLovers and Other Strangers (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for Ian McKellen: Acting ShakespeareIan McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Casey StengelCasey Stengel (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Dear LiarDear Liar (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Mister LincolnMister Lincoln (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Crisis at Central HighCrisis at Central High (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The BunkerThe Bunker (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Father FigureFather Figure (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Mom, the Wolfman and MeMom, the Wolfman and Me (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Plutonium IncidentThe Plutonium Incident (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Family ManThe Family Man (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Sex and the Single ParentSex and the Single Parent (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Blind AmbitionBlind Ambition (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 4 episodes, 1979 )  Less 1979 4
    • Part IV (May 23, 1979) Executive Producer  Less
    • Part III (May 22, 1979) Executive Producer  Less
    • Part II (May 21, 1979) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Walking Through the FireWalking Through the Fire (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for TransplantTransplant (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Who'll Save Our Children?Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part IILovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for PeoplePeople (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Tom and JoannTom and Joann (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Home to StayHome to Stay (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for On Our OwnOn Our Own (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 22 episodes, 1977–1978 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1977–1978 22
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  • Primary photo for The World BeyondThe World Beyond (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Breaking UpBreaking Up (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Norman ConquestsThe Norman Conquests (TV Mini-series) Producer ( 3 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 3
  • Primary photo for Tell Me My NameTell Me My Name (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The War Between the TatesThe War Between the Tates (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The World of DarknessThe World of Darkness (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Eleanor and Franklin: The White House YearsEleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Johnny, We Hardly Knew YeJohnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His MusicAmerica Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music (TV Special) Executive Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Harry S. Truman: Plain SpeakingHarry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Pilot (Aug 31, 1976) Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Truman at PotsdamTruman at Potsdam (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Caesar and CleopatraCaesar and Cleopatra (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Eleanor and FranklinEleanor and Franklin (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for A Moon for the MisbegottenA Moon for the Misbegotten (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for All Creatures Great and SmallAll Creatures Great and Small (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Crown MatrimonialCrown Matrimonial (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Country GirlThe Country Girl (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Glass MenagerieThe Glass Menagerie (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for HarveyHarvey (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for All the Way HomeAll the Way Home (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Producer ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for To Confuse the AngelTo Confuse the Angel (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Hinself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Skirts of Happy ChanceThe Skirts of Happy Chance (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for This Town Will Never Be the SameThis Town Will Never Be the Same (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The ChoiceThe Choice (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for N.Y.P.D.N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 49 episodes, 1967–1969 ) , Executive Producer ( 48 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969 49
    • No Day Trippers Need Apply (Mar 25, 1969) Executive Producer (uncredited), Writer (creator)  Less
    • Everybody Loved Him (Mar 18, 1969) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Boys Night Out (Mar 11, 1969) Executive Producer (uncredited), Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Maurice Woodruff PredictsMaurice Woodruff Predicts (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for A Hatful of RainA Hatful of Rain (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for From Chekhov with LoveFrom Chekhov with Love (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Of Mice and MenOf Mice and Men (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for LauraLaura (TV Movie) Director (uncredited), Executive Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Penelope Beware!Penelope Beware! (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for At the Drop of Another HatAt the Drop of Another Hat (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Diary of Anne FrankThe Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Dial M for MurderDial M for Murder (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Johnny BelindaJohnny Belinda (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Good CompanyGood Company (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Producer ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The CrucibleThe Crucible (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight!Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight! (TV Special) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Desperate HoursThe Desperate Hours (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Human VoiceThe Human Voice (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for CBS Playhouse: The Glass MenagerieCBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Run Buddy RunRun Buddy Run (TV Series) Producer ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Death of a SalesmanDeath of a Salesman (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Ages of ManAges of Man (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Eagle in a CageEagle in a Cage (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Mr. BroadwayMr. Broadway (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 13
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  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 18 episodes, 1963–1964 ) , Moderator ( 1 episode, 1964 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1963–1964 19
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 2 episodes, 1963–1964 )  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Cameo ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1963 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
    • The Premise (Jul 20, 1963) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Hedda GablerHedda Gabler (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 17 episodes, 1951–1962 ) , Producer ( 8 episodes, 1954–1957 )  Less 1951–1962 25
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  • Primary photo for At the Drop of a HatAt the Drop of a Hat (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Golden ShowcaseGolden Showcase (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Power and the GloryThe Power and the Glory (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for 'Way Out'Way Out (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 6 episodes, 1961 )  Less 1961 6
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  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Producer ( 7 episodes, 1959–1961 ) , Executive Producer ( 5 episodes, 1959–1961 ) , Associate Producer ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1959–1961 13
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Producer ( 22 episodes, 1957–1961 ) , Associate Producer ( 2 episodes, 1958–1959 ) , Executive Producer ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1957–1961 26
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  • Primary photo for The HeiressThe Heiress (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The WitnessThe Witness (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 1960–1961 )  Less 1960–1961 8
    • Shoeless Joe (Jan 26, 1961) Executive Producer  Less
    • Dillinger (Jan 19, 1961) Executive Producer  Less
    • Ma Barker (Jan 12, 1961) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Art Carney SpecialArt Carney Special (TV Series) Producer ( 9 episodes, 1959–1961 )  Less 1959–1961 9
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  • Primary photo for Family Classics: The Three MusketeersFamily Classics: The Three Musketeers (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Hooray for LoveHooray for Love (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for NinotchkaNinotchka (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Valley of DecisionThe Valley of Decision (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Best of AnythingThe Best of Anything (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The CitadelThe Citadel (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Producer ( 2 episodes, 1959–1960 )  Less 1959–1960 2
  • Primary photo for LullabyLullaby (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Mrs. MiniverMrs. Miniver (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Philadelphia StoryThe Philadelphia Story (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Miracle on 34th StreetMiracle on 34th Street (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Moon and SixpenceThe Moon and Sixpence (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Bells of St. Mary'sThe Bells of St. Mary's (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Strawberry BlondeThe Strawberry Blonde (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Ransom of Red ChiefThe Ransom of Red Chief (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Too Young to Go SteadyToo Young to Go Steady (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Meet Me in St. LouisMeet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Oldsmobile Music TheatreOldsmobile Music Theatre (TV Series) Producer ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Ten Little IndiansTen Little Indians (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Little WomenLittle Women (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 16 episodes, 1950–1958 )  Less 1950–1958 16
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  • Primary photo for PinocchioPinocchio (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Kaiser Aluminum HourThe Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series) Producer ( 2 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for Joe & MabelJoe & Mabel (TV Series) Producer  Less 1956– 
  • Primary photo for Appointment with AdventureAppointment with Adventure (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 53 episodes, 1955–1956 )  Less 1955–1956 53
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  • Primary photo for JusticeJustice (TV Series) Producer ( 5 episodes, 1954–1955 )  Less 1954–1955 5
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  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Producer ( 2 episodes, 1953 )  Less 1953 2
Self (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Second City 25th Anniversary SpecialThe Second City 25th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Circle of PowerCircle of Power Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for SimonSimon Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 13 episodes, 1969–1978 )  Less 1969–1978
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Producer / Himself - Co-Host / Himself ( 5 episodes, 1968–1978 )  Less 1968–1978
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  • Primary photo for On Our OwnOn Our Own (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanMary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The British Academy AwardsThe British Academy Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Winner: Best Film  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Fear on TrialFear on Trial (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 6 episodes, 1966–1971 )  Less 1966–1971
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Panelist ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for NBC Experiment in TelevisionNBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Annie, the Women in the Life of a ManAnnie, the Women in the Life of a Man (TV Special) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas Christmas SpecialThe Mike Douglas Christmas Special (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Moderator ( 32 episodes, 1959–1968 )  Less 1959–1968
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  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Skitch Henderson ShowThe Skitch Henderson Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 5 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
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  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain / Himself - Team Member ( 6 episodes, 1966–1967 )  Less 1966–1967
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  • Primary photo for Firing LineFiring Line (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Alumni FunAlumni Fun (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for ShowmanShowman Himself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for PM EastPM East (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
Archive Footage (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The SeventiesThe Seventies (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Himself / Himself - David Susskind Show ( 2 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James BrownMr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Trials of Muhammad AliThe Trials of Muhammad Ali Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $58K / —
  • Primary photo for NY77: The Coolest Year in HellNY77: The Coolest Year in Hell (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Kid Stays in the PictureThe Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002 $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann StoryScandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for 5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame (TV Special) Himself - Inductee (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for NetworkNetwork Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1976 $3.8MM $24MM / —

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