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Ray Singer Biography (1916-1992)
Full name, Ray Eleazer Singer; born October 24, 1916, in New York, NY; died November 16, 1992; son of William Zachary (in sales) and Esther (Sadolsky) Singer; married Monia Abrahamson, October 13, 1940; children: Laurie Patricia Russ, John Harris.
- Birth Details
- October 24, 1916
- New York, New York, United States
Credits; TELEVISION PRODUCER
- (With Dick Chevillat), It's a Great Life (series; also see below), NBC, 1954-56.
- (With Chevillat) War Correspondent (pilot; broadcast as "Return to Guam"on Geritol Adventure Showcase), CBS, 1959.
- (With Chevillat), The Jim Backus Show--Hot off the Wire (series), NBC, 1960.
- (With Chevillat) The McGonigle (series; also see below), NBC, 1961, CBS,1964.
- She Gets Her Man, Universal, 1945.
- Neptune's Daughter, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1949.
- A Woman of Distinction, Columbia, 1950.
- (With Everett Freeman), The Maltese Bippy, MGM, 1969.
- It's a Great Life (series), NBC, 1954-56.
- The Ann Sothern Show (episodic), CBS, 1958-61.
- The McGonigle (episodic), NBC, 1961, CBS, 1964.
- The Danny Thomas TV Family Reunion (special), NBC, 1965.
- The Danny Thomas Special (special), NBC, 1967.
- Here's Lucy (episodic), CBS, 1968-71.
- Also writer for episodes of The Lucy Show, CBS; Gilligan's Island, CBS; Run, Buddy, Run, CBS; and Joe's World, NBC.
- Wrote scripts for radio shows for Milton Berle, Fred Allen, Phil Baker, Kate Smith, and Henny Youngman, 1938-41; writer for Milton Berle Radio Show, 1941-42; Bing Crosby Show, 1942-43; Sealtest Village Store radio show, 1942-47; and Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, 1947-53.
- Contemporary Authors, Volume 105, Gale, 1982.
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