Dick Shawn (1923–1987)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) | The Producers (1967) | Angel (1984)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
BORN 
Dec 1, 1923 (died Apr 17, 1987)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (41 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Hypnotic EyeThe Hypnotic Eye (TV Series) Dedicatee (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Joe Willoughby (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Edgar Eisenberg (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Nelson Westbrook (segment "Cold Reading") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) Emperor / Guest Interviewee (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 2
  • Primary photo for Hail to the ChiefHail to the Chief (TV Series) Ivan Zolotov (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for Tales from the DarksideTales from the Darkside (TV Series) Bo Gumbs (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Fall GuyThe Fall Guy (TV Series) Edward Seraph (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for LegmenLegmen (TV Series) Casanova (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Three's CompanyThree's Company (TV Series) Jack Tripper, Sr. (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Buzz Benoit (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Private BenjaminPrivate Benjamin (TV Series) Drysdale (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) David Jackson / Harvey Blanchard (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1982 3
  • Primary photo for Slapstick StudiosSlapstick Studios (TV Series) Sheldon  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Burnstein (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. & Mrs. DraculaMr. & Mrs. Dracula (TV Series) Dracula (1 episode)  Less 1980–  1
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Fast FriendsFast Friends (TV Movie) Deke Edwards  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Skit characters  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for Captain KangarooCaptain Kangaroo (TV Series) Doc Grannick the Mechanic (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1977 2
  • Primary photo for You're Just Like Your FatherYou're Just Like Your Father (TV Movie) Harry Tofler, Sr.  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Pete Rashid (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Year Without a Santa ClausThe Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie) Snow Miser (voice), Performer ("Snow Miser")  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for CBS Daytime 90CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Henry Chadwick (segment "Love and the Memento") / Howard (segment "Love and the Hairy Excuse") (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1973 2
  • Primary photo for Evil Roy SladeEvil Roy Slade (TV Movie) Marshal Bing Bell  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The New DoctorsThe Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) Nick Sutton (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Dames at SeaDames at Sea (TV Movie) Lucky, Performer ("Let's Have a Simple Wedding")  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Lucy ShowThe Lucy Show (TV Series) Ace Winthrop (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Off to See the WizardOff to See the Wizard (TV Series) Tom Thumb (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Sheriff WhoSheriff Who (TV Movie) Crawford Offwhite  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Paul Benderhof (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Ernie Garatella (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Michael ShayneMichael Shayne (TV Series) Ernie Trask (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) Charlie Wilson (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for CheckmateCheckmate (TV Series) Danny Whitman (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Felix Franklin (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Max Liebman Presents: KaleidoscopeMax Liebman Presents: Kaleidoscope (TV Movie) Guest  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Max Liebman SpectacularsMax Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series) Actor (3 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955 3
Self (69 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Paul Ryan ShowThe Paul Ryan Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 1977–1992
  • Primary photo for The Tommy Chong RoastThe Tommy Chong Roast (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Everything GoesEverything Goes (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode)  Less 1981–1988
  • Primary photo for Diana Ross: Red Hot Rhythm and BluesDiana Ross: Red Hot Rhythm and Blues (TV Special) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for WordplayWordplay (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Guest Host (38 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1986
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  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Captain Eo'The Making of 'Captain Eo' (TV Special) Commander Bog  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Body LanguageBody Language (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984
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  • Primary photo for Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Mr. TDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Mr. T (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Best Chest in the WestBest Chest in the West (Video) Himself - Host  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Madame's PlaceMadame's Place (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Bert Convy Special: There's a Meeting Here TonightThe Bert Convy Special: There's a Meeting Here Tonight (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Alan Hamel ShowThe Alan Hamel Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Milton BerleThe Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Milton Berle (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1978
  • Primary photo for Over EasyOver Easy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Solid Gold ShowThe Solid Gold Show Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself - Co-Host / Himself (35 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1975
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  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The $10,000 PyramidThe $10,000 Pyramid (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (18 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974
    • Episode #1.99 (Aug 23, 1973) Himself - Celebrity Contestant  Less
    • Episode #1.97 (Aug 21, 1973) Himself - Celebrity Contestant  Less
    • Anne Meara & Dick Shawn (Aug 20, 1973) Himself - Celebrity Contestant  Less
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  • Primary photo for Golf for SwingersGolf for Swingers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1971
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  • Primary photo for The Virginia Graham ShowThe Virginia Graham Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Barbara McNair ShowThe Barbara McNair Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1971
  • Primary photo for This Is Tom JonesThis Is Tom Jones (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Annie, the Women in the Life of a ManAnnie, the Women in the Life of a Man (TV Special) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Playboy After DarkPlayboy After Dark (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for You're Putting Me OnYou're Putting Me On (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Singer (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
    • Episode #7.1 (Oct 11, 1969) Himself - Comedian / Singer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Liberace ShowThe Liberace Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Operation: EntertainmentOperation: Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Pat Boone ShowThe Pat Boone Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for International CabaretInternational Cabaret (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Jerry Lewis ShowThe Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Dee TimeDee Time (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican ShowThe Val Doonican Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for That GirlThat Girl (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for First Annual All-Star Celebrity Softball GameFirst Annual All-Star Celebrity Softball Game (TV Special) Himself - Celebrity  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Our PlaceOur Place (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for I'm Getting MarriedI'm Getting Married (TV Special) Self  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for ABC's NightlifeABC's Nightlife (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Get the MessageGet the Message (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Price Is RightThe Price Is Right (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Missing LinksMissing Links (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Jerry Lewis ShowThe Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Dean ShowThe Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Talent ScoutsTalent Scouts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Here's EdieHere's Edie (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for TelescopeTelescope (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Here's EdieHere's Edie (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Revlon RevueThe Revlon Revue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Fisher ShowThe Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The All-Star Christmas ShowThe All-Star Christmas Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Saturday SpectacularSaturday Spectacular (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1958
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  • Primary photo for Max Liebman SpectacularsMax Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Variety ParadeVariety Parade (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for When Comedy Went to SchoolWhen Comedy Went to School Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $368K / —
  • Primary photo for But... SeriouslyBut... Seriously (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World'Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World' (TV Movie) Sylvester Marcus (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Bilder aus AmerikaBilder aus Amerika (TV Series) Oliver (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
    • Episode #1.3 (May 30, 1982) Oliver (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Sylvester Marcus (clip from It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)) (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
    • The Funny Men: Part 2 (Dec 16, 1963) Sylvester Marcus (clip from It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)) (archive footage)  Less

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