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Army Archerd

Biography

Columnist who have wrote for Range magazine for a lot more than 50 years and emceed many film premieres in Mann’s Chinese Movie theater. In 1941, he graduated from UCLA. He had written a well-known Hollywood column known as Just for Range, which went for over fifty years. He wedded his first wife Joan Paul in 1944. In 1953, he changed Variety’s previous columnist Sheilah Graham, who was simply the ex-girlfriend of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth January 13, 1922
Died September 8, 2009, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth The Bronx, NY
Profession Journalist
Education University of California, Los Angeles, Townsend Harris High School, City University of New York
Nationality American
Spouse Selma Archerd, Joan Paul
Children Evan Archerd
Awards Golden Globe Award for Special Journalistic Merit Award
Movies California Suite, Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, Gable and Lombard, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Wild in the Streets
TV Shows Entertainment Tonight
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1 Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on June 27, 1984.
2 Following his death, he was interred at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.
3 Columnist for Daily Variety magazine since 1953 before retiring his "Just for Variety" column in 2005.
4 Attended and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (1941).
5 Father of Evan Archerd.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Diagnosis Murder 1998 TV Series Army Archerd
Ellen 1997 TV Series Army Archerd
Burke's Law 1994 TV Series Army Archerd
Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star 1986 Television Host
Hotel 1983 TV Series Army Archerd
Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls 1981 TV Movie T.V. Commentator
The French Atlantic Affair 1979 TV Mini-Series Stanford Whitman
California Suite 1978 Army Archerd
More Than Friends 1978 TV Movie Army Archerd
The Users 1978 TV Movie Army Archerd
James at 16 1977 TV Series M.C.
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers 1976 TV Mini-Series Reporter
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood 1976 Premiere MC
Gable and Lombard 1976 Emcee
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1975 TV Series Man Reporter
Columbo 1975 TV Series Army Archerd
Kolchak: The Night Stalker 1974 TV Series Man
The Outfit 1973 Butler
Adam-12 1973 TV Series Reporter
The Thief Who Came to Dinner 1973 Newsman (uncredited)
Here We Go Again 1973 TV Series Announcer
Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971 Referee
That Girl 1970 TV Series TV Critic / Army Archerd
Beneath the Planet of the Apes 1970 Gorilla (uncredited)
Mod Squad 1969 TV Series Mr. Belson
The Young Runaways 1968 Army Archerd
Wild in the Streets 1968 Army Archerd (uncredited)
The Big Valley 1966-1968 TV Series Stage Depot Clerk / Bank Clerk
Planet of the Apes 1968 Gorilla (uncredited)
Mannix 1968 TV Series Army Archerd
Rough Night in Jericho 1967 Waiter (uncredited)
Batman 1966 TV Series Putnam
The Oscar 1966 Press Conference Reporter (uncredited)
Honey West 1966 TV Series Announcer
Burke's Law 1964-1965 TV Series Army Archerd / White House Press Secretary / 1st Reporter / ...
Kisses for My President 1964 Reporter (uncredited)
What a Way to Go! 1964 TV Announcer (uncredited)
Under the Yum Yum Tree 1963 Writer (uncredited)
A New Kind of Love 1963 Onlooker (uncredited)
The Dick Powell Theatre 1963 TV Series Casino Teller
Saints and Sinners 1963 TV Series Newsman
The Roaring 20's 1960 TV Series Army
Cimarron City 1959 TV Series Army Archerd - Newpaper Editor
Teacher's Pet 1958 Army Archerd (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards 2003 TV Special coordinating producer
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards 1998 TV Special coordinating producer
The 22nd Annual People's Choice Awards 1996 TV Special producer
The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards 1995 TV Special producer
The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards 1994 TV Special producer
The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards 1993 TV Special producer
The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards 1992 TV Special associate producer
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards 1991 TV Special associate producer
The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards 1990 TV Special associate producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 2005 TV Movie documentary special thanks
The Life and Times of Kirk Douglas 2000 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
The 3rd Annual People's Choice Awards 1977 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Special Award to Roots
The 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards 1976 TV Special Himself - Co-Host / Explaining Voting Process / Presenter: Introducing Miss USA
The Lion Roars Again 1975 Documentary short Himself
The 1st Annual People's Choice Awards 1975 TV Special Himself - Host
Tattletales 1974-1975 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1972-1974 TV Series Guest Appearance
The Dean Martin Show 1973 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Bowling 1973 TV Series Himself
The Virginia Graham Show 1971 TV Series Himself
Here's Lucy 1970 TV Series Himself
The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Himself
The Movie Game 1969 TV Series Himself - Host
The Ed Nelson Show 1969 TV Series Himself
Valley of the Dolls: A World Premiere Voyage 1967 TV Movie Himself
Guest Shot 1962 TV Series documentary Himself
77 Sunset Strip 1959 TV Series Himself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Guest
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Biography 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Milton Berle: An All-Star Tribute to 'Mr. Television' 2002 Video Himself
The Life and Times of Kirk Douglas 2000 Video documentary short Himself - Journalist
Best Actress 2000 TV Movie Himself
The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
E! Mysteries & Scandals 1998-1999 TV Series documentary Himself
The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards 1998 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Favorite Motion Picture Actor
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's 1997 Documentary Himself
The 22nd Annual People's Choice Awards 1996 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards 1995 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Miss USA
The Making of 'My Fair Lady' 1995 Video documentary Himself
Murphy Brown 1995 TV Series Himself
Inside the Dream Factory 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself
That's Entertainment III: Behind the Screen 1994 Video documentary Himself
The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards 1994 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
The Defense Rests: A Tribute to Raymond Burr 1993 TV Special Himself
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Annual Daily Variety Honors. A Salutes to Army Archerd 1993 TV Movie Himself - Honoree
The Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special 1992 TV Movie Himself
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards 1991 TV Special Himself - Introducing: Kelly McCarthy
The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards 1990 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
Repossessed 1990 Himself
Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years 1990 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The 61st Annual Academy Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Performer
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Himself
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards 1988 TV Special documentary Himself - Presenter: Introducing Courtney Gibbs
The American Jewish Commitee Annual Honors Present a Salute to Merv Adelson 1987 TV Movie Himself
NBC Investigates Bob Hope 1987 TV Special Himself
The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Introducing Michelle Royer
The Love Boat 1987 TV Series Himself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars 1986 TV Movie Himself
The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards 1986 TV Special Himself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards 1985 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Miss USA
The Ratings Game 1984 TV Movie Himself
The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards 1984 TV Special Himself - Presenter
This Is Your Life 1984 TV Series Himself
The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards 1983 TV Special Himself - Introducing Terry Uttley
Matt Houston 1982 TV Series Himself
The 8th Annual People's Choice Awards 1982 TV Special Himself - Introducing Host
Entertainment Tonight 1981 TV Series Himself - Host (1981: pilot only)
The Star Maker 1981 TV Movie Himself
The 7th Annual People's Choice Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Host
The Devil and Max Devlin 1981 Himself
Dinah! 1980 TV Series Himself
The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood 1980 Himself
The Best Joke I Ever Heard 1980 TV Mini-Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lucy Meets the Burtons: A Comedic Gem 2010 Video documentary short On set footage / Clips from 'Here's Lucy'
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Lifetime Achievement Award Publicists Guild of America
2003 Lifetime Achievement Award Savannah Film Festival
1984 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 27 June 1984. At 6927 Hollywood Blvd.
1970 Press Award Publicists Guild of America
1962 Special Journalistic Merit Award Golden Globes, USA


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