Ray Singer (1916–1992) was an American writer and producer who worked in radio, film, and television.
Singer was from New York. He wrote for radio shows such as The Rudy Vallée Show ,The Joan Davis Show , and The Fred Allen Show .
He and Dick Chevillat first collaborated on The Joan Davis Show and were known for The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show .They later worked on films such as Neptune's Daughter and television shows such as The Frank Sinatra Show . They created the television show It's a Great Life .
Singer, a member of the Writers Guild of America, was active on the Guild's age discrimination committee.He taught film and television writing at UCLA and in the California State University system.
He died in 1992.
Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host. She was noted for her often controversial comedic persona—heavily self-deprecating and sharply acerbic, especially towards celebrities and politicians.
Joseph Abraham Gottlieb, known professionally as Joey Bishop, was an American entertainer who appeared on television as early as 1948 and eventually starred in his own weekly comedy series playing a talk/variety show host, then later hosted a late night talk show with Regis Philbin as his young sidekick on ABC. He also was a member of the "Rat Pack" with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Peter Lawford.
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Paul Sutton was an American radio writer and actor who also acted in film.
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"The Sheik of Araby" is a song that was written in 1921 by Harry B. Smith and Francis Wheeler, with music by Ted Snyder. It was composed in response to the popularity of the Rudolph Valentino feature film The Sheik.
Catherine Lee Lewis was an American actress on radio, film, and television. She is remembered best for numerous radio appearances but also noted for making a number of film and television appearances in the last decade of her life.
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Dick Chevillat was an American writer and producer who worked in radio, film, and television.
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