Martin Manulis

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Martin Manulis

Martin Manulis

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Martin Manulis

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: May 30, 1915
Date of Passing: September 28, 2007
Birthplace: Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York
Obituary: The New York Times

Martin Ellyot Manulis was an American television, film, and theatre producer. Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90. He was the sole producer of the award-winning drama series, Playhouse 90, during its first two seasons from 1956 to 1958.

Martin Ellyot Manulis was an American television, film, and theatre producer. Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90. He was the sole producer of the award-winning drama series, Playhouse 90, during its first two seasons from 1956 to 1958.

After leaving Playhouse 90, Manulis was the "head of television" for 20th Century Fox Television where he was responsible for creating and producing the series, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Adventures in Paradise, and Five Fingers. In 1962, he produced the film "Days of Wine and Roses" starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick.

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations
Outstanding Limited Series - 1985
  • Nominee
  • Martin Manulis
  • Space
  • CBS
Outstanding Limited Series - 1984
  • Nominee
  • Martin Manulis
  • Chiefs
  • CBS
BEST PRODUCER-LIVE SERIES - 1956
  • Nominee
  • Martin Manulis
  • Climax
  • CBS

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