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Ray Eleazer Singer

Ray Eleazer Singer, American writer. Recipient Emmy award nomination, 1968. Member Pacific Broadcast Pioneers, National Academy television Arts and Sciences (board governors, national trustee 1971-1973), Writers Guild American, Dramatists Guild.

Background

  • Singer, Ray Eleazer was born on October 24, 1916 in New York City. Son of William Zachary and Esther (Sadolsky) Singer.

  • Education

    • Student, City College of New York, 1936.

    Career

    • Writer Phil Baker, New York City, 1939, Henny Youngman, New York City, 1939. Writer, radio Milton Berle show, Hollywood, California, 1941-1942, Bing Crosby show, Hollywood, 1942-1943, Sealtest Village Store, Hollywood, 1942-1947. Creator, writer, producer television series It's a Great Life, 1953-1956.

      Writer, radio Phil Harris--Alice Faye show, 1947-1953. Writer, producer NBC, 1953-1957. Writer Metro Goldwyn Mayer pictures, 1960-1962.

      Television writer for various performers including Frank Sinatra, Danny Thomas, Jack Benny, 1963-1967. Producer, writer television series Joey Bishop Show, 1964. Producer television series Donna Reed show, 1965, No Time for Sargeants, 1966.

      Writer, creator Here's Lucy, Hollywood, 1967-1971. Freelance playwright, 1972-1988. Associate professor California State University, Northridge, 1976-1977.

      Instructor University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 1975-1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member Pacific Broadcast Pioneers, National Academy television Arts and Sciences (board governors, national trustee 1971-1973), Writers Guild American, Dramatists Guild.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Monia Abramson, October 13, 1940. Children: Laurie Patricia, John Harris.
    • father: William Zachary Singer
    • mother: Esther (Sadolsky) Singer
    • spouse: Monia Abramson
    • children: Laurie Patricia Singer
    • John Harris Singer
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    Born October 24, 1916
    Nationality
    • 1936
      City College of New York
    • 1939
      Writer, Phil Baker
    • 1939
      Writer, Phil Baker
    • 1941 - 1942
      writer
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1942 - 1943
      writer
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1942 - 1947
      writer
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1947 - 1953
      writer
    • 1953 - 1957
      writer
    • 1960 - 1962
      writer, Metro Goldwyn Mayer pictures
    • 1963 - 1967
      television writer, for various performers including Frank Sinatra
    • 1965
      producer television series Donna Reed show
    • 1966
      producer television series Donna Reed show
    • 1967 - 1971
      writer
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1972 - 1988
      freelance playwright
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