Skitch Henderson (1918–2005)

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Act One (1963) | The Beginning of the End of the World (1971) | Murder in A-Flat (1952)
AKA 
SKITCH HENDERSON & THE NBC RADIO & TELEVISION ORCHESTRA
BORN 
Jan 27, 1918 (died Nov 1, 2005)

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Gimme DangerGimme Danger Performer ("Night Life")  Less 2016 $440K / —
  • Primary photo for The Beginning of the End of the WorldThe Beginning of the End of the World Composer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The GiftsThe Gifts (Short) Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Act OneAct One Composer, Conductor  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Murder in A-FlatMurder in A-Flat (Short) 'Skitch' Henderson - Gossip Columnist / Piano Player, Performer ("Love Me or Leave Me", "Cling To Me", "A Little Bit Independent")  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for On Our Merry WayOn Our Merry Way Music Supervisor (uncredited), Writer ("Baby Made a Change in Me") (uncredited)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Thrills of Music: Skitch Henderson and His OrchestraThrills of Music: Skitch Henderson and His Orchestra (Short) Himself - Bandleader, Performer ("Ignatz in the Side Pocket", "It's a Good Day", "The Gypsy")  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for The Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz Musician (piano) (uncredited)  Less 1939 $2.8MM $22MM / —
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Project XXProject XX (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Merrily We Roll Along: The Early Days of the AutomobileMerrily We Roll Along: The Early Days of the Automobile (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1961), Himself - Bandleader (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Conductor / Himself - Bandleader / Sidney Ferguson (5 episodes, 1956), Composer (2 episodes, 1956), Performer ("Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe", "Taking a Chance on Love") (1 episode, 1956), Musical Director (1 episode, 1957), Music Supervisor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1956–1957 5
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  • Primary photo for Faye and SkitchFaye and Skitch (TV Series) Actor  Less 1953– 
Self (33 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Great Love SongsGreat Love Songs (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Wolf Trap Presents Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday CelebrationWolf Trap Presents Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Pianist / Bandleader / Himself - Bandleader / Himself - Musician / Himself (14 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1977
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  • Primary photo for Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow!Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow! Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Allen Ludden's GalleryAllen Ludden's Gallery (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Skitch Henderson ShowThe Skitch Henderson Show (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1967
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Pianist (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader / Himself - Substitute Host & Bandleader / Himself - Guest / Himself (1,008 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1966
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  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain (24 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1966
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  • Primary photo for The Face Is FamiliarThe Face Is Familiar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for HullabalooHullabaloo (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for What's This Song?What's This Song? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Missing LinksMissing Links (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader / Hmself - Bandleader / Himself - bandleader (108 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
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  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader (89 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Captain KangarooCaptain Kangaroo (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Piano (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Conductor / Himself / Himself - Orchestra Conductor / Nucoat Pitchman / Himself - Bandleader / Sidney Ferguson (106 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1959
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  • Primary photo for Tonight!Tonight! (TV Series) Himself - Conductor / Himself - Bandleader (58 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1957
    • Finale (Jan 25, 1957) Himself - Conductor  Less
    • Episode #5.68 (Dec 5, 1956) Himself - Conductor  Less
    • Kovacs (Oct 29, 1956) Himself - Conductor  Less
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  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Where Was I?Where Was I? (TV Series) Himself / panelist (1953)  Less 1952–1953
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Bandleader / Musician (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
    • Episode #5.3 (Sep 30, 1952) Himself - Bandleader / Musician  Less
  • Primary photo for Star of the FamilyStar of the Family (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Wonderful Town, U.S.A.Wonderful Town, U.S.A. (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Orchestra Leader (2 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1952
    • Episode #1.29 (Jan 5, 1952) Himself - Guest Host  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 16, 1951) Himself - Orchestra Leader  Less
  • Primary photo for Your Show of ShowsYour Show of Shows (TV Series) Himself - Guest Performer (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
    • Episode #2.35 (May 5, 1951) Himself - Guest Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Frank Sinatra ShowThe Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of BandsCavalcade of Bands (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1951
  • Primary photo for Skitch Henderson and His OrchestraSkitch Henderson and His Orchestra (Short) Himself - Orchestra Leader  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Audience Bow (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949
    • Episode #2.20 (Jan 23, 1949) Himself - Audience Bow  Less

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