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Allan Sherman

Biography

Musical comedian who released singles just like the traditional “Hello there Muddah, Hi there Fadduh.” His initial efforts at tune parody sold badly, but ultimately, with help from Harpo Marx and George Melts away, he got an archive cope with Warner Bros. His tune “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh,” established to the tune of Amilcare Ponchielli’s “Dance from the Hours,” was a Billboard #2 strike and earned a 1964 Grammy Prize for humor. He was created right into a Jewish family members in Chicago, Illinois, inheriting his portly entire body from his dad. John F. Kennedy may possess helped to create Sherman a superstar, with rumours he was performing “Sarah Jackman” within a hotel lobby.

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Full Name Allan Sherman
Date Of Birth November 30, 1924
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Profession Comedian
Education Fairfax High School, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Nationality American
Spouse Dee Chackes
Children Robert Sherman
Parents Percy Copelon, Rose Copelon
Awards Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album
Nominations Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best New Artist, NME Award for World Musical Personality
Movies The Old Curiosity Shop, Demon City Shinjuku, Dr. Seuss on the Loose, The Cat in the Hat
TV Shows I've Got a Secret, What's Going On, Charley Weaver's Hobby Lobby
Star Sign Sagittarius

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spise med Price2016TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
One Hit WonderlandTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Some Jerk with a Camera2011TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Fired Up!2009writer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh"
Tales of the Rat Fink2006Documentary performer: "Rat Fink aka Rag Mop"
The King of QueensTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
Mystery Science Theater 30001997TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The SimpsonsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1995 writer - 1 episode, 1995
Indian Summer1993performer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah" / writer: "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah"
Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection1991Video performer: "Sarah Jackman" / writer: "Sarah Jackman"
FameTV Series lyrics - 3 episodes, 1982 - 1984 music - 3 episodes, 1982 - 1984
The Cat in the Hat1971TV Short performer: "The Gradunza", "Calculatus Eliminatus", "I'm A Punk", "Beautiful Kittenfish", "Anything Under The Sun", "Cat, Hat", "Sweep Up The Memories"
The Kraft Music Hall1968TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
FanfareTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1965 writer - 1 episode, 1965
The Hollywood PalaceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1965 writer - 1 episode, 1965
The Lively Ones1963TV Series performer - 1 episode
Vampire Over London1952performer: "My Son, the Vampire" - uncredited / writer: "My Son, the Vampire" - uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The New Steve Allen Show1962TV Series producer - 1 episode
Your Surprise Package1961TV Series producer
The Jackie Gleason Show1961TV Series producer
The Charlie Weaver Show1959TV Series producer
I've Got a SecretTV Series producer - 2 episodes, 1956 associate producer - 1 episode, 1955
The Herb Shriner Show1956TV Series producer - 1 episode
Masquerade Party1952TV Series producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Allan Sherman: Folk Singer?1965TV Movie
Funnyland1965TV Special
Allan in Wonderland1964TV Movie
The Jackie Gleason Show1961TV Series co-creator
I've Got a Secret1952TV Series co-creator
Broadway Open House1950TV Series
Cavalcade of Stars1950TV Series script - 1 episode
The Fifty-Fourth Street Revue1949TV Series writer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection1991VideoBarry Bachman
Dr. Seuss on the Loose1973TV ShortCat in the Hat (voice)
Wacky Taxi1972Nervous Man
The Cat in the Hat1971TV ShortThe Cat in the Hat (voice)
The Loner1965TV SeriesWalton Peterson Tetley
Allan Sherman: Folk Singer?1965TV Movie
Allan in Wonderland1964TV Movie

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bill Cosby Show1971TV Series 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mike Douglas Show1967-1972TV SeriesHimself - Humorist / Himself - P / Himself
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The Real Tom Kennedy Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1967-1969TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Center Square
Della1969TV SeriesHimself
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1969TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Guest Host / Himself
Showtime1968TV SeriesHimself
Billy Cotton Band Show1964-1968TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer
Dee Time1968TV SeriesHimself
Everybody's Talking1967TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1964-1967TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Panelist
The Ed Sullivan Show1965-1967TV SeriesHimself - Comedian / Himself - Singer / Comedian / ...
Hippodrome1966TV SeriesHimself - Host (show 2)
The Blackpool Show1966TV SeriesHimself
The Andy Williams Show1966TV SeriesHimself
The Dean Martin Show1965-1966TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Palace1965TV SeriesHimself - Comedy Singer / Himself - Comedian / Singer
Today1965TV SeriesHimself
Fanfare1965TV SeriesHimself
Blackpool Night Out1965TV SeriesHimself
The Celebrity Game1965TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Funnyland1965TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Match Game1964TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
On Broadway Tonight1964TV SeriesHimself
I've Got a Secret1963-1964TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Guest
The Garry Moore Show1963-1964TV SeriesHimself
Juke Box Jury1964TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
That Was the Week That Was1964TV SeriesHimself
Here's Edie1963TV SeriesHimself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1963TV Series
The Lively Ones1963TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Fractured Flickers1963TV SeriesHimself
Talent Scouts1963TV SeriesHimself
Stump the Stars1963TV SeriesHimself - Panelist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Hollywood Palace1970TV SeriesHimself

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