Jay Tarses

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) | The Great Muppet Caper (1981) | The Bob Newhart Show (1972-1977)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 12 nominations More »
AKA 
Patchett and Tarses
BORN 
Jul 3, 1939 (age 78)

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Past Film & Video (5 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (28 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sin City SaintsSin City Saints (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for Franklin & BashFranklin & Bash (TV Series) Judge Christopher Regan ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Control (Jul 24, 2013) Judge Christopher Regan  Less
  • Primary photo for My BoysMy Boys (TV Series) Jack Briscoe / Jack Brisco ( 6 episodes, 2006–2010 )  Less 2006–2010 6
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  • Primary photo for Touch 'Em All McCallTouch 'Em All McCall (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Veronica's VideoVeronica's Video (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Public MoralsPublic Morals (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 13 episodes, 1996 ) , Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1996 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 13
    • The Tuna Cover Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • The Camel Cover Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • The Goldenrod Cover Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Black Tie AffairBlack Tie Affair (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • One (May 29, 1993) Writer (creator)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Days and Nights of Molly DoddThe Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 65 episodes, 1987–1991 ) , Director ( 23 episodes, 1987–1991 ) , Producer ( 18 episodes, 1987–1989 ) , Nick Donatello / Gary ( 10 episodes, 1987–1991 ) , Writer ( 9 episodes, 1987–1991 ) , Executive Producer ( 4 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1987–1991 65
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  • Primary photo for The Slap Maxwell StoryThe Slap Maxwell Story (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Comedy FactoryComedy Factory (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1986 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1986 ) , Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • The Faculty (Jun 20, 1986) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Chuck Brechman ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Duck FactoryThe Duck Factory (TV Series) Marty Fenneman ( 13 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 13
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  • Primary photo for Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 26 episodes, 1983–1984 ) , Writer ( 8 episodes, 1983–1984 )  Less 1983–1984 26
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  • Primary photo for SitcomSitcom (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Family TiesFamily Ties (TV Series) Ron Davis ( 2 episodes, 1982–1983 )  Less 1982–1983 2
  • Primary photo for Open All NightOpen All Night (TV Series) Officer Steve ( 13 episodes, 1981–1982 ) , Composer (theme music) ( 1 episode, 1981 ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 1981 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981–1982 13
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  • Primary photo for Lou GrantLou Grant (TV Series) Peters ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
    • Pack (Oct 27, 1980) Peters  Less
  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Writer , Producer  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Writer ( 24 episodes, 1972–1973 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1972–1978 25
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  • Primary photo for The Tony Randall ShowThe Tony Randall Show (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 44 episodes, 1976–1978 ) , Producer ( 22 episodes, 1976–1977 ) , Writer ( 9 episodes, 1976–1978 )  Less 1976–1978 44
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  • Primary photo for We've Got Each OtherWe've Got Each Other (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 13 episodes, 1977–1978 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977–1978 13
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  • Primary photo for The Chopped Liver BrothersThe Chopped Liver Brothers (TV Movie) Jay Luckman, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Producer ( 38 episodes, 1974–1975 ) , Executive Producer ( 34 episodes, 1975–1977 ) , Story Consultant ( 24 episodes, 1973–1974 ) , Writer ( 19 episodes, 1972–1976 ) , Waiter ( 2 episodes, 1973–1976 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1972–1977 98
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  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) Business Man ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
    • Joe (Sep 9, 1974) Business Man  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sandy Duncan ShowThe Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for Portable Electric Medicine ShowPortable Electric Medicine Show (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Goin' Back to IndianaGoin' Back to Indiana (TV Special) Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Diana!Diana! (TV Special) Writer  Less 1971
Self (10 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Free Advice from an Old GuyFree Advice from an Old Guy (Short) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Quiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly DoddQuiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly Dodd (TV Movie) Nick Donatello / Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'The Muppets Take Manhattan'The Making of 'The Muppets Take Manhattan' (TV Movie) Himself - Writer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Make Your Own Kind of Music!Make Your Own Kind of Music! (TV Series) Himself  Less 1971– 
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970
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  • Primary photo for The Glen Campbell Goodtime HourThe Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
    • Episode #7.12 (Jan 3, 1970) Himself (as Patchett and Tarses)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Away We GoAway We Go (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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