Robert Wuhl Biography (1951-)

Surname is pronounced "wall"; born October 9, 1951, in Union Township, NJ; father, a produce distributor; married Barbara Capelli-Koldys (a manuscript reader for a book publisher and a script supervisor), 1983. Addresses: Contact: c/o 10590 Holman Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, writer, comedian
Birth Details
October 9, 1951
New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Newbomb Turk, The Hollywood Knights, Columbia, 1980
  • Mawby's regular, Flashdance, Paramount, 1983
  • Staff Sergeant Marty Lee Dreiwitz, Good Morning, Vietnam, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Benny Berbel, Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Larry Hockett, Bull Durham, Orion, 1988
  • Alexander Knox, Batman, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Red Snyder, Blaze, Buena Vista, 1989
  • Waiter, Wedding Band, IRS Media, 1990
  • Oscar host, The Bodyguard, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Marvin Landisman, Mistress, Rainbow Releasing, 1992
  • Victor Giles, Sandman, 1992
  • Lou Wimpole, Missing Pieces, Orion, 1992
  • Marty, Blue Chips, Paramount, 1994
  • Al Stump, Cobb (also known as The Ty Cobb Story), Warner Bros., 1994
  • A Kiss Goodnight, Academy, 1994
  • Stuart Sain, Open Season, Republic, 1995
  • Man with lighter, Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde, Savoy Pictures, 1995
  • Angry customer, Good Burger, Paramount, 1997
  • Himself, Welcome to Hollywood, PM Entertainment Group, 1998
  • Film Work
  • Director, Open Season, Legacy Releasing, 1995
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Arliss Michaels, Arli$$, HBO, beginning 1996
  • Specials
  • Arlo, "The Big Bang" (also known as "Robert Wuhl's The Big Bang"), Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1986
  • Comic Relief IV (also known as Comic Relief '90), HBO, 1990
  • Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special, ABC, CBS, and NBC, 1990
  • Robert Wuhl's World Tour, HBO, 1990
  • Diamonds on the Silver Screen, AMC, 1992
  • Host, USO Comedy Tour, Comedy Central, 1993
  • The Real Deal, Comedy Central, 1995
  • Let's Make Sure Everybody Eats '95, Food Network, 1995
  • Comedy Relief VII, HBO, 1995
  • Catch a Rising Star 50th Anniversary--Give or Take 26 Years, CBS,1996
  • Sports on the Silver Screen, HBO, 1997
  • Comic Relief VIII, HBO, 1998
  • Comedy Central Presents Behind-the-Scenes at the American Comedy Awards, Comedy Central, 1999
  • Comedy Central Presents the Second Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Celebrating the Humor of Jonathan Winters, Comedy Central, 2000
  • Himself, When It Was a Game 3, HBO, 2000
  • Joe Piscopo: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Also appeared in Wild Wuhl of Sports, syndicated.
  • Episodic
  • "Blonde on Blonde," Moonlighting, ABC, 1987
  • IRS Agent Crutchfeld, "Pigmalion," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987
  • Barker, "Dig That Cat ... He's Real Gone!," Tales from the Crypt,HBO, 1989
  • London Underground, 1991
  • Comics Only, 1991
  • Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind, 1991
  • Women Aloud (also known as Funny Ladies), syndicated, 1992
  • Appeared in an episode of Falcon Crest, CBS; guest square, Hollywood Squares, syndicated; guest, The Uncle Floyd Show; also appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, The Merv Griffin Show, syndicated, The $10,000 Pyramid, and The Tonight Show StarringJohnny Carson, NBC.
  • Pilots
  • Joel Larabee, Rockhopper, CBS, 1985
  • Sid Barrows, Sniff, CBS, 1988
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The ESPY Awards, ESPN, 1995
  • Presenter, The 18th Annual CableAce Awards, TNT, 1996
  • Presenter, The 19th Annual CableAce Awards, TNT, 1997
  • The 1997 ESPY Awards, ABC, 1997
  • Presenter, The 35th Annual Victor Awards, Fox, 2001
  • Other
  • Jim Keisling, "Percy and Thunder" (movie), TNT Screenworks, TNT, 1993
  • Bobby Bantz, The Last Don (miniseries; also known as Mario Puzo's The Last Don), CBS, 1997
  • Bobby Bantz, The Last Don II (miniseries; also known as Mario Puzo's The Last Don II), CBS, 1998
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Story editor, Police Squad!, ABC, 1982
  • Creator and co-executive producer, Arli$$, HBO, beginning 1996
  • Specials
  • Director, "The Big Bang" (also known as "Robert Wuhl's The Big Bang"), Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1986
  • Executive producer, Robert Wuhl's World Tour, HBO, 1990
  • Episodic
  • Directed episodes of Arli$$, HBO.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Pitch man, "Material Girl," Madonna: The Immaculate Collection, 1990
  • Appeared in the music video single "Material Girl" by Madonna.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Episodes
  • (With others) "The Spa Who Loved Me," Sledge Hammer!, ABC, 1987
  • Writer for "Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment)" and "Testimony of Evil(Dead Men Don't Laugh)," episodes of Police Squad!, ABC; also writerfor the series Arli$$, HBO.
  • Television Specials
  • "The Big Bang" (also known as "Robert Wuhl's The Big Bang"), Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1986
  • Robert Wuhl's World Tour, HBO, 1990
  • Twenty Years of Comedy on HBO, HBO, 1995
  • Television Awards Presentations
  • The 29th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1987
  • The 30th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1988
  • The 31st Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1989
  • The 62nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1990
  • The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1991
  • The 64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1992
  • The 65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1993
  • Television Pilots
  • (With Rod Warren and Eric Lieber) Legends of the West: Truth and TallTales, ABC, 1981
  • Screenplays
  • Open Season, Legacy Releasing, 1995

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • New York Times, September 5, 1996, pp. C1, C10
    • People Weekly, September 30, 1996, pp. 115-16

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