Ed(ward) (Vincent) Sullivan Biography (1902?-1974)

Full name, Edward Vincent Sullivan; born September 28, 1902 (some sources say1901), in New York, NY; died of cancer, October 13, 1974, in New York, NY; children: one daughter. Career: Television show host and screenwriter.Ed Sullivan Productions, co-founder (with son-in-law Bob Precht), c. 1971. Before becoming a television personality, worked as a newspaper columnist in New York City, covered sports in the 1920s, then Broadway gossip column for theDaily News entitled "Little Old New York" beginning in 1932. Member: The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (founder and first National President). Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award, best television show, 1959, for The Ed Sullivan Show; Emmy Award, Trustees' Award, 1971; Emmy Award, Hall of Fame Award, 1985.

Television show host, Screenwriter
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September 28, 1902?
New York, New York, United States

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