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Paul Henning

Biography

Creator from the strike CBS sitcom, The Beverly Hillbillies who have also wrote for successful applications just like the Mary Tyler Moore Display and All within the Family members. He once researched in the Kansas Town School of Regulation. He was acknowledged like a pioneer for presenting the idea of rural comedies to network CBS. He previously three children along with his Ruth Henning, his wife. Utmost Baer Jr. starred because the business lead on his strike display, The Beverly Hillbillies.

Quick Facts


Full Name Paul Henning
Date Of Birth September 16, 1911
Died March 25, 2005, Burbank, California, United States
Place Of Birth Missouri
Profession Screenwriter
Education William Chrisman High School, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law
Nationality American
Spouse Ruth Henning
Children Linda Kaye Henning, Paul Anthony Henning, Carol Alice Henning
Nominations Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Producer - Film Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Writing Of A Single Program Of A Comedy Series
Movies The Beverly Hillbillies, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Return of the Beverly Hillbillies, Bedtime Story, Lover Come Back
TV Shows The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction, The Bob Cummings Show, The Odd Man
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1 Profiled in "The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age" by Jordan Young (BearManor Media).
2 Long-time friends of Kay St. Germain Wells, Paul and wife Ruth Henning flew to Tucson, AZ, to attend Kay's granddaughter's wedding.
3 The Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation area and the Ruth and Paul Henning State Forest are located near Branson, Missouri.
4 Ex-father-in-law of Mike Minor.
5 Father-in-law of Ashby Adams.
6 Attended William Chrisman High School in Independence, Missouri where President Harry S. Truman graduated in 1901.
7 Father of actress Linda Henning with whom he shares a birthday, and on whom he partially based the The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) character Elly May Clampett.
8 Was once adviced by president Harry S. Truman to study to become a lawyer.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Beverly Hillbillies 1993 television series
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 1988 written by
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies 1981 TV Movie teleplay
The Beverly Hillbillies TV Series created by - 274 episodes, 1962 - 1971 written by - 228 episodes, 1962 - 1971 teleplay - 1 episode, 1963
Petticoat Junction TV Series created by - 222 episodes, 1963 - 1970 written by - 6 episodes, 1963 - 1966
Ava giden avlanir 1965 screenplay "Bedtime Story" - uncredited
Bedtime Story 1964
Lover Come Back 1961 written by
The Andy Griffith Show 1961 TV Series written by - 1 episode
Startime 1959 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Real McCoys 1957-1959 TV Series written by - 2 episodes
The Bob Cummings Show TV Series 43 episodes, 1955 - 1959 written by - 40 episodes, 1955 - 1959 writer - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1959 teleplay - 1 episode, 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1958 TV Series 1 episode
Where's Raymond? TV Series 1 episode, 1954 writer - 2 episodes, 1954 story - 1 episode, 1954
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show TV Series 2 episodes, 1950 written by - 32 episodes, 1950 - 1952 writer - 1 episode, 1952
All Star Revue 1952 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Dennis Day Show 1952 TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies 1981 TV Movie producer
Green Acres 1965-1971 TV Series executive producer - 170 episodes
The Beverly Hillbillies TV Series producer - 260 episodes, 1962 - 1971 executive producer - 13 episodes, 1967 - 1968
Petticoat Junction 1964-1970 TV Series producer - 184 episodes
Startime 1959 TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Bob Cummings Show TV Series producer - 75 episodes, 1955 - 1959 executive producer - 1 episode, 1959
Where's Raymond? 1954 TV Series producer - 2 episodes
The Dennis Day Show 1952 TV Series producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Beverly Hillbillies 1962-1971 TV Series composer - 268 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pastor Mike Online 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection 2003 Video lyrics: "Money for Nothing / Beverly Hillbillies*"
The Simpsons 1994-2002 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Weird Al Show 1997 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1989-1997 TV Series writer - 7 episodes
The Beverly Hillbillies 1993 writer: "BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT", "BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT Instrumental"
Parker Lewis Can't Lose 1991 TV Series writer - 1 episode
UHF 1989 writer: "THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT"
Petticoat Junction 1963-1970 TV Series writer - 221 episodes
The Beverly Hillbillies 1962 TV Series writer: "The Ballad of Jed Clampett"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paul Henning & The Hillbillies 2005 Video documentary Himself
Biography 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
This Is Your Life 1971 TV Series Himself
The Bob Hope Show 1963 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The History of Hooterville 2005 Video documentary Himself
TV Land Moguls 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Inside TV Land: 40 Greatest Theme Songs 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2001 TV Series documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996 Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement Writers Guild of America, USA

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1966 WGA Award (TV) Writers Guild of America, USA Episodic Comedy The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) · Mark Tuttle
1963 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)
1962 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen Lover Come Back (1961) · Stanley Shapiro
1959 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Best Writing of a Single Program of a Comedy Series The Bob Cummings Show (1955) · Dick Wesson
1956 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Best Producer - Film Series The Bob Cummings Show (1955)


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