Bill Richmond

William Earle Richmond (December 19, 1921 – June 4, 2016) was an American film and television comedy writer and producer, as well as a musician, actor and composer. He co-wrote the screenplays to numerous popular films that starred Jerry Lewis. These films included The Nutty Professor, The Errand Boy and The Ladies Man. He also made cameo appearances in some of Lewis' films as well, such as a piano player in The Patsy. Later in his career, he wrote and/or produced for numerous television shows, including Laugh-in, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The Carol Burnett Show, I Dream of Jeannie, Welcome Back Kotter, Three's Company, The John Larroquette Show, Wizards and Warriors, All in the Family, Blossom and Kate & Allie.

He won three Emmy Awards for his writing work (shared) on The Carol Burnett Show for the years 1974, 1975 and 1978.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 19, 1921 (Kentucky), Died June 4, 2016 (Calabasas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

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Recordings (Results 26-32 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 8323 4/12/1955 Saturday night mambo-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11039 6/30/1958 In your private eye Heinie Beau Jazz Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11040 6/30/1958 The tattooed street car named baby Heinie Beau Jazz Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11041 6/30/1958 The cool tin roof story Heinie Beau Jazz Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11042 6/30/1958 Under the blowtop Heinie Beau Jazz Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11043 6/30/1958 The man with the golden embouchure Heinie Beau Jazz Stars instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 11044 6/30/1958 Scotland yardbird Heinie Beau Jazz Stars instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 26-32 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Richmond, Bill," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108066.

Richmond, Bill. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108066.

"Richmond, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108066

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