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Ralph Edwards Biography ((?)-1977)
Full name, Ralph Livingston Edwards; born in Merino, CO; son of Henry Livingston and Minnie Mae (Browns) Edwards; married Barbara Jean Sheldon, September19, 1939; children: Christine Alison, Gary Livingston, Lauren Avery. Addresses: OFFICE--1717 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
- Death Details
- December 13, 1977
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO WORK
- Writer, actor, producer, and announcer, KROW, Oakland, CA, 1929-35.
- actor, producer, announcer, and writer, KFSO and KFRC, Oakland and San Francisco, 1935-36.
- announcer, CBS and NBC, NY, 1936-40.
- creator, producer, and master of ceremonies, Mr. Hush and Walking Man (charity contests), NY, 1940-54.
- creator and master of ceremonies, Truth or Consequences.
- master of ceremonies, This Is Your Life, 1948-50.
- creator, producer, Place the Face.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK
- Creator and producer, It Could Be You (also known as The Bill Gwin Show,This Could Be You, and This Is My Song), ABC, 1951-52.
- producer, creator, and master of ceremonies, This Is Your Life, NBC, 1952-61.
- master of ceremonies, Ralph Edwards Show, NBC, 1952.
- creator and producer, Place the Face, NBC, 1953, CBS, 1954, NBC, 1954.
- creator and producer, The End of the Rainbow, NBC, 1958.
- creator and producer, About Faces, 1959.
- producer, The Wide Country, NBC, 1961.
- producer, Who in the World, CBS, 1962.
- producer, Woody Woodbury Show, 1969.
- producer, Name That Tune, NBC, 1974-81.
- producer, The Cross-Wits, syndicated, 1975-81.
- producer, Knockout, 1977.
- executive producer, The People's Court, syndicated, 1981--.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Seven Days Leave, 1945.
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO APPEARANCES
- Radio Stars in Parade, 1947.
- Bamboo Blonde, 1948.
- Beat the Band, 1949.
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