David Susskind


Producer, Talent Agency Head

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Fear on Trial (1975)
Himself

Producer (Feature Film)

Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (1983)
Executive Producer
The Wall (1982)
Executive Producer
Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981)
Executive Producer
The Bunker (1981)
Executive Producer
Crisis at Central High (1981)
Executive Producer
Loving Couples (1980)
Executive Producer
Father Figure (1980)
Executive Producer
The Plutonium Incident (1980)
Executive Producer
Sex and the Single Parent (1979)
Executive Producer
Transplant (1979)
Executive Producer
Walking Through the Fire (1979)
Executive Producer
The Family Man (1979)
Executive Producer
Home to Stay (1978)
Executive Producer
All Things Bright And Beautiful (1978)
Executive Producer
Breaking Up (1978)
Executive Producer
Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (1978)
Executive Producer
Who'll Save Our Children? (1978)
Executive Producer
Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (1977)
Executive Producer
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
Executive Producer
Goldenrod (1977)
Executive Producer
Tell Me My Name (1977)
Executive Producer
The War Between the Tates (1977)
Executive Producer
Truman at Potsdam (1976)
Producer
All Creatures Great And Small (1975)
Producer
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1975)
Executive Producer
The Country Girl (1974)
Producer
Crown Matrimonial (1974)
Producer
Alice Doesn't Live Here Any More (1974)
Producer
The Glass Menagerie (1973)
Producer
Harvey (1972)
Producer
The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
Producer
All the Way Home (1971)
Producer
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
Producer
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Producer
All the Way Home (1963)
Producer
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)
Producer
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
Producer
Edge of the City (1957)
Producer

Production Companies (Feature Film)

All the Way Home (1963)
Company

Cast (Special)

The Television Academy Hall of Fame (1989)
Performer
The Second City 25th Anniversary Special (1985)

Producer (Special)

Lyndon Johnson (1987)
Executive Producer
Ike (1986)
Executive Producer
Winston Churchill (1986)
Executive Producer
Lovers and Other Strangers (1983)
Executive Producer
Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare (1982)
Executive Producer
Tom and Joann (1978)
Executive Producer
The Norman Conquests (1978)
Producer
The World Beyond (1978)
Executive Producer
The World of Darkness (1977)
Executive Producer
Alice (1976)
Executive Producer
Caesar and Cleopatra (1976)
Producer
The World of Magic (1975)
Producer
The Price (1971)
Producer
Of Mice and Men (1968)
Producer
Dial "M" for Murder (1967)
Producer
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1961)
Executive Producer
The Heiress (1961)
Producer
The Power and the Glory (1961)
Producer
The Best of Anything (1960)
Producer
Victory (1960)
Producer
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1960)
Producer
Full Moon Over Brooklyn (1960)
Producer
The Man in the Dog Suit (1960)
Producer
Ninotchka (1960)
Producer
Call Me Back (1960)
Producer
Three in One (1960)
Producer
Ten Little Indians (1959)
Producer
Miracle on 34th Street (1959)
Producer
The Strawberry Blonde (1959)
Producer
The Bells of St. Mary's (1959)
Producer
Hansel and Gretel (1958)
Executive Producer
Harvey (1958)
Producer

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Mom, the Wolfman and Me (1980)
Executive Producer
Blind Ambition (1979)
Executive Producer
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Executive Producer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Buffalo Bill And The Indians (1976) - Everything Historical Is Yours Amid the continuous rehearsal, first appearance by Burt Lancaster as Ned Buntline, Joel Grey as producer Salisbury, Geraldine Chaplin as Annie Oakley, John Considine her husband and manager, Harvey Keitel the nephew of the title character, Kevin McCarthy as Major Burke, and Paul Newman heard but not seen, in Robert Altman’s Buffalo Bill And The Indians Or , Sitting Bull's History Lesson, 1976.
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) - Better Than Alice Faye Opening flourish from director Martin Scorsese, young Alice (Mia Bendixsen) with Alice Faye's take on "You'll Never Know," then Mott The Hoople with Ian Hunter's "All The Way From Memphis," grown-up Alice (Ellen Burstyn) with son Tom (Alfred Lutter), in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, 1974.
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) - Where Or When Alice (Ellen Burtsyn) brings Jacobs (Murray Moston) into a Phoenix bar in hopes of getting hired in his competing bar as a singer, her audition medley beginning with Rodgers and Hart's Where Or When, camera by Kent Wakeford, in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, 1974.
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) - The Bride Screamed Murder First appearance of Jodie Foster (as "Audrey"), after school in Tucson with Tommy (Albert Lutter), who then joins mom Alice (Ellen Burstyn), at the diner where David (Kris Kristofferson) is making his first offer, in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, 1974.
Buffalo Bill And The Indians (1976) - Open, This Piece Of Our History Identified as a Robert Altman opening, though hardly necessary, with Alan Rudolph's 90% original script (with a nod to a play by Arthur Kopit), shooting at the Stoney Indian Reservation in Alberta, with narration by Humphrey Gratz who plays the "old soldier," from Buffalo Bill And The Indians Or, Sitting Bull's History Lesson, 1976, starring Paul Newman, cinematography by Paul Lohmann.
Buffalo Bill And The Indians (1976) - The Last Thing A Man Wants To Do Director Robert Altman, after nearly 15 minutes, finally shows his star and title character, Paul Newman, on camera, in rehearsal for his Wild West Show, introduced by producer Joel Grey, with Harvey Keitel as his nephew and secretary, Geraldine Chaplin as Annie Oakley, John Considine her husband, in Buffalo Bill And The Indians, 1976.
Buffalo Bill And The Indians (1976) - Ain't All That Different From Real Life Paul Newman (title character), with his publicist (Kevin McCarthy, as “Arizona John Burke,” also a historical figure) insists on a staged greeting for his newly recruited Wild West Show co-star, at first mistaking interpreter Halsey (Will Sampson) for Sitting Bull (Frank Kaquitts), in Robert Altman’s Buffalo Bill And The Indians Or, Sitting Bull’s History Lesson, 1976.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) - I Wasn't No Rich White Woman We’ve just met Claudia McNeil, in the role she played on Broadway, as mother Lena, conferring with her daughter-in-law Ruth (Ruby Dee), returning to her Chicago apartment, discussing her grandson, her son, and the $10,000 insurance check she’s expecting following her husband’s death, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) - That Check Coming Today? Opening, Daniel Petrie directing from Lorraine Hansberry’s screenplay based on her New York Drama Critics’ Circle Best-Play winner, Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee as Walter and Ruth, in their Broadway roles, Stephen Perry their son Travis, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961, also starring Claudia McNeil and Diana Sands.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) - That Was My Biggest Mistake Having committed to invest in a liquor store, frustrated Chicago chauffeur Walter (Sidney Poitier) returns home, interested only in the insurance check his mother (Claudia McNeil) just received for his father’s death, unaware that his wife (Ruby Dee) is pregnant, and has visited an abortionist, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.
Edge Of The City (1957) - The Lower Forms Axel (John Cassavetes), himself of iffy background, still on his first day working the New York docks, joins Tyler (Sidney Poitier), whom he finds much more welcoming than crooked Charlie (not seen), who got him the job, early in Martin Ritt's Edge Of The City, 1957.
Edge Of The City (1957) - With Nine College Degrees First scene for Ruby Dee as Lucy, wife of Tommie (Sidney Poitier), hosting his increasingly close new friend and colleague Axel (John Cassavetes), who is surprised to learn schoolteacher Ellen (Kathleen Maguire) is also invited, in Martin Ritt's Edge Of The City, 1957.

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Inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1988