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Hal Goldman (I) (1919–2001)

Hal Goldman was born on December 5, 1919 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Harold Goldman. He is known for his work on The Jack Benny Program (1950), The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967) and An Evening with Carol Channing (1966). He was married to Betty Goldman. He died on June 27, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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(1954-1965)
Get Smart Writer
(1965)

Filmography

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 1983 George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business (TV Special) (written by)
 1982 George Burns and Other Sex Symbols (TV Special) (writer)
 1982 The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (writer)
 1981 A Love Letter to Jack Benny (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 George Burns in Nashville??? (TV Special)
 1980 Oh, God! Book II (screenplay)
 1980 The Beatrice Arthur Special (TV Special) (writer)
 1978 Rich Little's Washington Follies (TV Special)
 1975-1976 Tony Orlando and Dawn (TV Series) (writer - 22 episodes)
- Alice Cooper/George Carlin (1976) ... (writer)
- Jim Nabors/Kate Smith/Arlene Golonka (1976) ... (writer)
 1974-1975 That's My Mama (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Witness (1975) ... (written by)
- Tracy's Trouble (1974) ... (written by)
- Cousin Albert (1974) ... (written by)
 1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Hollywood Story (1974) ... (written by)
 1970-1974 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 83 episodes)
- Episode #4.18 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.16 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.15 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.14 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.13 (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Physical (1973) ... (written by)
- A Classic Case (1973) ... (written by)
  NBC Follies (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1973) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #8.1 (1972)
 1972 The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1972)
  The Jim Nabors Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (writer - 2 episodes, 1969)
- The Jackson Five (1970)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1969)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Jack Benny's New Look (TV Special)
 1968-1969 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 27 episodes)
- Episode #2.27 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.26 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.25 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.24 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.23 (1969) ... (writer)
 1967-1969 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 60 episodes)
- Episode #3.22 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.21 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.19 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.16 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.14 (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Jack Benny's Birthday Special (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1968 Jack Benny's Bag (TV Special)
 1968 Carnival Nights (TV Special) (written by)
 1967 Captain Nice (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- That Was the Bridge That Was (1967) ... (written by)
 1966 Mr. Terrific (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot (1966)
 1966 The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special)
  F Troop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1966) (written by - 1 episode, 1965)
- For Who the Bugle Tolls (1966) ... (writer)
- A Gift from the Chief (1965) ... (written by)
 1966 An Evening with Carol Channing (TV Special)
 1965 The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special) (written by)
 1965 Get Smart (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- KAOS in CONTROL (1965) ... (written by)
  The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (written by - 162 episodes, 1954 - 1965) (writer - 59 episodes, 1954 - 1965)
- Smothers Brothers Show (1965) ... (written by)
- Jack Has Dog Trouble (1965) ... (written by)
- Jack Appears on a Panel Show (1965) ... (written by)
- Dennis Opens a Bank Account (1965) ... (written by)
- Jack's Navy Buddy Returns (1965) ... (written by)
 1960 Red Skelton Timex Special (TV Special)
 1959/II The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special)
 1959/I The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special)
  Shower of Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (written by - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1958)
- Episode #4.7 (1958) ... (written by)
- Auto Show (1955) ... (written by)
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Capri (1956) ... (written by)
- The Chimpanzee (1956) ... (written by)
 1955 The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars (TV Special) (written by)
 1955 The Jack Carson Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 February 1955 (1955) ... (writer)
  The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1953) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1953)
- Next Stop Bethlehem (1953) ... (adaptation)
- Key in the Lock (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1953 The Pride of the Family (TV Series) (story and teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1953) ... (story and teleplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1967, he co-wrote the teleplay for an unsold comedy pilot about two elderly, retired superheroes who must once again don their leotards to do battle with a super-villain who has been set free and has vowed to destroy the world.

Alternate Names:

Harold Goldman
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Trivia:

He was part of the Al Gordon and Hal Goldman comedy writing team for television shows. Jack Benny referred to him and Gordon as the new writers.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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