Merrill Markoe

Writer | Producer | Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Late Night with David Letterman (1982-1986) | Edtv (1999) | Merrill Markoe's Guide to Glamorous Living (1988)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Merril Markoe | Meryl Markoe | Leo Tecate
BORN 
Aug 13, 1948 (age 69)

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Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Who Gets the Dog?Who Gets the Dog? (TV Series) Author / Judge  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for The Lewis LecturesThe Lewis Lectures (TV Movie) The Owner (voice), Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Suddenly SusanSuddenly Susan (TV Series) Miss Saunders (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Sex and the CitySex and the City (TV Series) Consultant (4 episodes, 1999), Writer (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 4
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  • Primary photo for Mike Hammer, Private EyeMike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series) Dr. Sylvia (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Dump the Creep (Apr 12, 1998) Dr. Sylvia (as Merril Markoe)  Less
  • Primary photo for Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManDuckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) Skip Spike Bergenstock (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Marsha (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Dream OnDream On (TV Series) Waitress (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Sunday BestSunday Best (TV Series) Roving Correspondent, Writer (head writer)  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for Not Necessarily the NewsNot Necessarily the News (TV Series) Writer (special material) (1 episode, 1990), Herself (1 episode, 1990), Writer (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Writer (teleplay by) (1 episode, 1989), Writer (story by) (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • When Girls Collide (Apr 16, 1989) Writer (story by) (as Leo Tecate), Writer (teleplay by) (as Leo Tecate)  Less
  • Primary photo for Diet America ChallengeDiet America Challenge (TV Special) Herself, Writer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Merrill Markoe's Guide to Glamorous LivingMerrill Markoe's Guide to Glamorous Living (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for NewhartNewhart (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1988 2
  • Primary photo for It's Garry Shandling's Show.It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for This Week IndoorsThis Week Indoors (TV Movie) Actress, Director, Writer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film FestivalDavid Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer (108 episodes, 1982), Producer (remote segments) (27 episodes, 1982), Writer (head writer) (8 episodes, 1982), Creative Consultant (3 episodes, 1984), Writer (2 episodes, 1986), Writer (writer (remote segments)) (2 episodes, 1983), Writer (writer (remote segment)) (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1982–1986 126
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  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for David Letterman's Holiday Film FestivalDavid Letterman's Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for SaraSara (TV Series) Producer (13 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 13
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  • Primary photo for The Best TimesThe Best Times (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David Letterman: 3rd Anniversary SpecialLate Night with David Letterman: 3rd Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Making the GradeMaking the Grade (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Open All NightOpen All Night (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1982 3
  • Primary photo for David Letterman: Looking for FunDavid Letterman: Looking for Fun (TV Movie) The Date, Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The David Letterman ShowThe David Letterman Show (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for Love, NatalieLove, Natalie (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Writer (6 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1978 6
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Self (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Zen Diaries of Garry ShandlingThe Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (TV Movie) Herself - Writer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Drew Friedman: Vermeer of the Borscht BeltDrew Friedman: Vermeer of the Borscht Belt Herself  Less 2017 $112K
  • Primary photo for The NinetiesThe Nineties (TV Series) Herself - Writer and producer, 'Late Night with David Letterman' / Writer, 'Sex and the City' (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • The One About TV (Jul 9, 2017) Herself - Writer and producer, 'Late Night with David Letterman' / Writer, 'Sex and the City'  Less
  • Primary photo for The History of ComedyThe History of Comedy (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Why We Laugh: Funny WomenWhy We Laugh: Funny Women (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Correspondent (3 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–2011
  • Primary photo for Curb: The DiscussionCurb: The Discussion (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes)  Less 2010– 
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  • Primary photo for The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie WoodmanThe Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007
  • Primary photo for The AristocratsThe Aristocrats Herself  Less 2005 $6.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Late FridayLate Friday (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Dr. Katz, Professional TherapistDr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Snow Day (Dec 24, 1999) Herself (voice) (as Meryl Markoe)  Less
  • Primary photo for Space Ghost Coast to CoastSpace Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself (5 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1998
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  • Primary photo for TV Nation: Volume OneTV Nation: Volume One (Video) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1997
  • Primary photo for TV NationTV Nation (TV Series) Herself - Correspondent (3 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Lifetime MagazineLifetime Magazine (TV Series) Herself - Correspondent  Less 1994– 
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Not Necessarily the NewsNot Necessarily the News (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The David Letterman ShowThe David Letterman Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980

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