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Marlo Lewis Net Worth

Marlo Lewis Net Worth is
$400,000

Marlo Lewis Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Marlo Lewis (1916 – June 1993) was an American executive producer of variety and comedy shows for CBS and is well known for co-producing the famous Ed Sullivan Show.Lewis was the son of a concert pianist and an opera singer. In the mid-1940s he became an executive of the Blaine Thompson Advertising agency, where he created and produced, together with his wife, Mina Bess, the daily radio talk show Luncheon at Sardi's.In 1948 Lewis co-created the "Toast of the Town" program with Ed Sullivan. In 1955, the TV classic was renamed The Ed Sullivan Show. Together with Sullivan, Lewis personally set the appearance time of each act for the show. In 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on the show, but he was censored because the rumor had it that the rock'n'roll singer had been "hanging a small soft-drink bottle from his groin underneath his pants, and when he wiggles his leg it looks as though his pecker reaches down to his knee!" Therefore, Lewis and Sullivan decided to shoot the singer only from the waist up during his TV performance.Apart from this show, Lewis also helped to launch The Jackie Gleason Show, The Dinah Shore Show and The Phil Silvers Show.After 12 years, he left the Sullivan Show in order to set up an independent production company. One of his first projects was the ballet The Nutcracker for an ABC Christmas special in 1961. In the mid-1960s, he produced several musical specials for Perry Como.In 1967, Lewis joined the Norman, Craig & Kummel agency and was elected vice chairman a year later.In 1979, he published, together with his wife, a book entitled Prime Time which includes many backstage stories from the author's times as a producer.Lewis was also a founder of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Both Lewis and Sullivan shared the George Foster Peabody Award for humanitarian activities. In 1992, Lewis was elected to the Television Producers Hall of Fame.In 1993, he died of heart failure at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He is survived by his wife and two children.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthSeptember 14, 1915
Died1993-01-01
Place Of BirthIllinois, USA
ProfessionProducer, Actor
SiblingsJennings Lang
Star SignVirgo
#Fact
1Brother-in-law of Jennings Lang.
2Uncle of Rocky Lang and Michael Lang.
3Brother of singer-actress Monica Lewis and concert pianist Barbara Lewis. Their mother sang with the Chicago Opera and their father was a noted classical conductor and pianist.

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows2006Video documentary producer - archive footage
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1963-1965TV Series producer - 3 episodes
The Enchanted Nutcracker1961TV Movie producer
The Ed Sullivan ShowTV Series executive producer - 12 episodes, 1948 producer - 6 episodes, 1949 - 1959
The Frank Sinatra ShowTV Series producer - 3 episodes, 1950 - 1951 executive producer - 1 episode, 1951
Red Cross Fund Program1951TV Movie producer
The Ford Theatre Hour1951TV Series producer - 1 episode
Messing Prize Party1948TV Series co-producer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Phil Silvers Show1956TV SeriesMarlo Lewis

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mike Douglas Show1979TV SeriesHimself - Author
The Phil Silvers Show1958TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies


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