David Susskind (1920–1987)

Producer | Writer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Eleanor and Franklin (1976) | The DuPont Show of the Month (1957-1961) | Ages of Man (1966)
AWARDS 
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations More »
BORN 
Dec 19, 1920 (died Feb 22, 1987)

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Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (118 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Lyndon JohnsonLyndon Johnson (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Rita Hayworth: The Love GoddessRita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Lovers and Other StrangersLovers and Other Strangers (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for Ian McKellen: Acting ShakespeareIan McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Casey StengelCasey Stengel (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Dear LiarDear Liar (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Mister LincolnMister Lincoln (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Crisis at Central HighCrisis at Central High (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The BunkerThe Bunker (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Father FigureFather Figure (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Mom, the Wolfman and MeMom, the Wolfman and Me (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Plutonium IncidentThe Plutonium Incident (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Family ManThe Family Man (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Sex and the Single ParentSex and the Single Parent (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Blind AmbitionBlind Ambition (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer (4 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 4
    • Part IV (May 23, 1979) Executive Producer  Less
    • Part III (May 22, 1979) Executive Producer  Less
    • Part II (May 21, 1979) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Walking Through the FireWalking Through the Fire (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for TransplantTransplant (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Who'll Save Our Children?Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part IILovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for PeoplePeople (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Tom and JoannTom and Joann (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Home to StayHome to Stay (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for On Our OwnOn Our Own (TV Series) Executive Producer (22 episodes, 1977), Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1977–1978 22
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  • Primary photo for The World BeyondThe World Beyond (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Breaking UpBreaking Up (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Norman ConquestsThe Norman Conquests (TV Mini-series) Producer (3 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 3
  • Primary photo for Tell Me My NameTell Me My Name (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The War Between the TatesThe War Between the Tates (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The World of DarknessThe World of Darkness (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Eleanor and Franklin: The White House YearsEleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Johnny, We Hardly Knew YeJohnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His MusicAmerica Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music (TV Special) Executive Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Harry S. Truman: Plain SpeakingHarry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Pilot (Aug 31, 1976) Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Truman at PotsdamTruman at Potsdam (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Caesar and CleopatraCaesar and Cleopatra (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Eleanor and FranklinEleanor and Franklin (TV Series) Executive Producer (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for A Moon for the MisbegottenA Moon for the Misbegotten (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for All Creatures Great and SmallAll Creatures Great and Small (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Crown MatrimonialCrown Matrimonial (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Country GirlThe Country Girl (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Glass MenagerieThe Glass Menagerie (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for If You Give a Dance, You Gotta Pay the BandIf You Give a Dance, You Gotta Pay the Band (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The ComediansThe Comedians (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for HarveyHarvey (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for All the Way HomeAll the Way Home (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for To Confuse the AngelTo Confuse the Angel (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Hinself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Skirts of Happy ChanceThe Skirts of Happy Chance (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for This Town Will Never Be the SameThis Town Will Never Be the Same (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The ChoiceThe Choice (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for N.Y.P.D.N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) Writer (creator) (49 episodes, 1967), Executive Producer (48 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969 49
    • No Day Trippers Need Apply (Mar 25, 1969) Executive Producer (uncredited), Writer (creator)  Less
    • Everybody Loved Him (Mar 18, 1969) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Boys Night Out (Mar 11, 1969) Executive Producer (uncredited), Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Maurice Woodruff PredictsMaurice Woodruff Predicts (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for A Hatful of RainA Hatful of Rain (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for From Chekhov with LoveFrom Chekhov with Love (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Of Mice and MenOf Mice and Men (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for LauraLaura (TV Movie) Director (uncredited), Executive Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Penelope Beware!Penelope Beware! (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for At the Drop of Another HatAt the Drop of Another Hat (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Diary of Anne FrankThe Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Dial M for MurderDial M for Murder (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Johnny BelindaJohnny Belinda (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Good CompanyGood Company (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The CrucibleThe Crucible (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight!Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight! (TV Special) Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Desperate HoursThe Desperate Hours (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Human VoiceThe Human Voice (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for CBS Playhouse: The Glass MenagerieCBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Run Buddy RunRun Buddy Run (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Death of a SalesmanDeath of a Salesman (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Ages of ManAges of Man (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Eagle in a CageEagle in a Cage (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Mr. BroadwayMr. Broadway (TV Series) Executive Producer (13 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964 13
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  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Executive Producer (18 episodes, 1963), Moderator (1 episode, 1964), Producer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1963–1964 19
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Executive Producer (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Cameo (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1963), Producer (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • The Premise (Jul 20, 1963) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Hedda GablerHedda Gabler (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Executive Producer (17 episodes, 1951), Producer (8 episodes, 1954)  Less 1951–1962 25
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  • Primary photo for At the Drop of a HatAt the Drop of a Hat (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Golden ShowcaseGolden Showcase (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Power and the GloryThe Power and the Glory (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for 'Way Out'Way Out (TV Series) Executive Producer (6 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961 6
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  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Executive Producer (9 episodes, 1959), Producer (6 episodes, 1959), Associate Producer (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1959–1961 16
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  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Producer (22 episodes, 1957), Associate Producer (2 episodes, 1958), Executive Producer (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1957–1961 26
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  • Primary photo for The HeiressThe Heiress (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The WitnessThe Witness (TV Series) Executive Producer (8 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 8
    • Shoeless Joe (Jan 26, 1961) Executive Producer  Less
    • Dillinger (Jan 19, 1961) Executive Producer  Less
    • Ma Barker (Jan 12, 1961) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Art Carney SpecialArt Carney Special (TV Series) Producer (9 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1961 9
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  • Primary photo for Family Classics: The Three MusketeersFamily Classics: The Three Musketeers (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Hooray for LoveHooray for Love (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for NinotchkaNinotchka (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Valley of DecisionThe Valley of Decision (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Best of AnythingThe Best of Anything (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The CitadelThe Citadel (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Producer (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1960 2
  • Primary photo for LullabyLullaby (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Mrs. MiniverMrs. Miniver (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Philadelphia StoryThe Philadelphia Story (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Miracle on 34th StreetMiracle on 34th Street (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Moon and SixpenceThe Moon and Sixpence (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Bells of St. Mary'sThe Bells of St. Mary's (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Strawberry BlondeThe Strawberry Blonde (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Ransom of Red ChiefThe Ransom of Red Chief (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Too Young to Go SteadyToo Young to Go Steady (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Meet Me in St. LouisMeet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Oldsmobile Music TheatreOldsmobile Music Theatre (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Ten Little IndiansTen Little Indians (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Little WomenLittle Women (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Executive Producer (17 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1958 17
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  • Primary photo for PinocchioPinocchio (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Kaiser Aluminum HourThe Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series) Producer (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for Joe & MabelJoe & Mabel (TV Series) Producer  Less 1956– 
  • Primary photo for Appointment with AdventureAppointment with Adventure (TV Series) Executive Producer (53 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 53
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  • Primary photo for JusticeJustice (TV Series) Producer (5 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955 5
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  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Producer (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953 2
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
Self (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Second City 25th Anniversary SpecialThe Second City 25th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Circle of PowerCircle of Power Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for SimonSimon Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (13 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1978
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Producer / Himself - Co-Host / Himself (13 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1978
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  • Primary photo for On Our OwnOn Our Own (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanMary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The British Academy AwardsThe British Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Fear on TrialFear on Trial (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1971
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Panelist (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for NBC Experiment in TelevisionNBC Experiment in Television (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 The Mike Douglas Christmas SpecialThe Mike Douglas Christmas Special (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost 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 Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Moderator (33 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1968
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  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Skitch Henderson ShowThe Skitch Henderson Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
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  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain / Himself - Team Member (6 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1967
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  • Primary photo for Firing LineFiring Line (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Alumni FunAlumni Fun (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for ShowmanShowman Himself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for PM EastPM East (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The SeventiesThe Seventies (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Series) Himself / Himself - David Susskind Show (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James BrownMr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Trials of Muhammad AliThe Trials of Muhammad Ali Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $58K / —
  • Primary photo for Gore Vidal: The United States of AmnesiaGore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $128K / —
  • Primary photo for NY77: The Coolest Year in HellNY77: The Coolest Year in Hell (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Kid Stays in the PictureThe Kid Stays in the Picture Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002 $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann StoryScandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Episode #30.120 (May 22, 1992) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame (TV Special) Himself - Inductee (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for NetworkNetwork Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1976 $3.8MM $24MM / —

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