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Ray Eleazer Singer

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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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming.

Connections

Married Monia Abramson, October 13, 1940. Children: Laurie Patricia, John Harris.