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Mark Goodson (I) (1915–1992)

Mark Goodson was born on January 14, 1915 in Sacramento, California, USA as Mark Leo Goodson. He was a producer and writer, known for What's My Line? (1973), Tattletales (1974) and Password (1973). He was married to Suzanne Russell Waddell, Virginia McDavid and Bluma Neveleff. He died on December 18, 1992 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

(1973-1974)
Tattletales Producer
(1974-1976)
Password Writer
(1973-1974)
What's My Line Producer
(1951-1963)

Filmography

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 2015 Play for Keeps! (TV Special) (producer)
 1990 Body Talk (TV Special short) (executive producer)
 1990 To Tell the Truth (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1990 Match Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1989 Now You See It (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot ... (executive producer)
 1986 Super Password (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.127 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.126 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.125 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.124 (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1980 To Tell the Truth (TV Series) (producer)
 1973-1980 Match Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 63 episodes)
- Episode dated 4 September 1980 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 3 September 1980 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 2 September 1980 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 1 September 1980 (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #6.231 (1978) ... (executive producer)
 1979 Beat the Clock (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1978 Card Sharks (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1972-1976 The Price Is Right (TV Series) (executive producer - 943 episodes)
- Episode #4.214 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.213 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.212 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.211 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.210 (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1976 I've Got a Secret (TV Series) (producer)
  Tattletales (TV Series) (executive producer - 550 episodes, 1974 - 1976) (senior executive producer - 1 episode, 1975)
- Episode #3.178 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.177 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.176 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.175 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.174 (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1975 Match Game PM (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1975 Showoffs (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1975 What's My Line? At 25 (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1974 Now You See It (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1973 Concentration (TV Series) (executive producer)
  What's My Line? (TV Series) (executive producer - 59 episodes, 1968 - 1973) (producer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Ozzie and Harriet Nelson (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Kevin McCarthy (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Bernadette Peters (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Governor Jimmy Carter and Joan Fontaine (1973) ... (executive producer)
- Burgess Meredith (1970) ... (producer)
 1972 I've Got a Secret (TV Series) (producer)
 1970 Beat the Clock (TV Series) (executive producer)
  The Match Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,746 episodes, 1962 - 1969) (associate producer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Betty White & Brian Keith (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Don Meredith & Burt Reynolds (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #8.3 (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #8.2 (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Chelsea Brown & Robert Morse (1969) ... (executive producer)
 1969 To Tell the Truth (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1968 The Don Rickles Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1968) ... (executive producer)
  What's My Line? (TV Series) (co-producer - 436 episodes, 1950 - 1967) (producer - 10 episodes, 1952 - 1967) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1950)
- Hugh O'Brian (2) (1967) ... (co-producer)
- Jill St. John (2) (1967) ... (co-producer)
- Woody Allen (3) (1967) ... (co-producer)
- Jack E. Leonard (3) (1967) ... (co-producer)
 1956-1967 To Tell the Truth (TV Series) (co-producer - 157 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 May 1967 (1967) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 8 November 1965 (1965) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 18 January 1965 (1965) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 4 January 1965 (1965) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 21 December 1964 (1964) ... (co-producer)
 1967 Password (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Florence Henderson vs. Eli Wallach (1967) ... (producer)
 1967 Snap Judgment (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1965-1966 Branded (TV Series) (executive producer - 36 episodes)
- Kellie (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Cowards Die Many Times (1966) ... (executive producer)
- Headed for Doomsday (1966) ... (executive producer)
- The Assassins: Part 2 (1966) ... (executive producer)
- The Assassins: Part 1 (1966) ... (executive producer)
  I've Got a Secret (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1956) (co-producer - 3 episodes, 1956 - 1965) (producer - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1963)
- Episode dated 11 October 1965 (1965) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 30 December 1963 (1963) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 7 January 1959 (1959) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 31 October 1956 (1956) ... (co-producer)
- Episode dated 13 June 1956 (1956) ... (executive producer)
 1963 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1962 Atta Boy, Mama (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1961 Las Vegas Beat (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1961 Showdown (TV Series) (producer)
 1959-1961 The Rebel (TV Series) (executive producer - 67 episodes)
- The Executioner (1961) ... (executive producer)
- The Hostage (1961) ... (executive producer)
- The Found (1961) ... (executive producer)
- Ben White (1961) ... (executive producer)
- The Calley Kid (1961) ... (executive producer)
 1959-1960 Philip Marlowe (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- You Kill Me (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Last Call for Murder (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Murder Is Dead Wrong (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Murder Is a Grave Affair (1960) ... (executive producer)
- Murder by the Book (1960) ... (executive producer)
 1959 Split Personality (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Simon Pitt (1958) ... (executive producer)
- Prison Hill (1958) ... (executive producer)
- Thicker Than Water (1958) ... (executive producer)
- Pete Henke (1958) ... (executive producer)
- $50 for a Dead Man (1958) ... (executive producer)
 1958 Play Your Hunch (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1956 The Price Is Right (TV Series) (producer)
 1952-1956 Beat the Clock (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 October 1956 (1956) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 8 November 1952 (1952) ... (producer)
  The Name's the Same (TV Series) (co-producer - 62 episodes, 1952 - 1955) (producer - 8 episodes, 1955)
- Gil Hodges (1955) ... (co-producer)
- George Raft (1955) ... (co-producer)
- Joe E. Brown (1955) ... (producer)
- Peggy King (1955) ... (co-producer)
- Joan Alexander and her daughter Jane (1955) ... (co-producer)
 1955 Make the Connection (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1955) ... (executive producer)
- Premier (1955) ... (executive producer)
 1954 Judge for Yourself (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 February 1954 (1954) ... (producer)
 1953 Choose Up Sides (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1952 Two for the Money (TV Series) (executive producer - 1952-1956)
 1951 It's News to Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 September 1951 (1951) ... (executive producer)
 1951 What's My Line (TV Series) (producer)
 1951 Winner Take All (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1950 The Web (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Blessed Are the Meek (1950) ... (executive producer)
- The Witness (1950) ... (executive producer)
- Murder's Challenge (1950) ... (executive producer)
- Talk of the Town (1950) ... (executive producer)
- Dark Cross Roads (1950) ... (executive producer)
 1950 By Popular Demand (TV Series) (producer)
 1948 Winner Take All (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He and Bill Todman made an unsold pilot in 1959 called "Barbary Coast".

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Mr. Mark Goodson - The Executive Producer
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If I could do it over again, I would probably not have gotten into television. I likely would have done stage theater. I never watch television myself, and when I do, it's usually PBS. See more »

Trivia:

His daughter, Marjorie Goodson, appeared in a showcase skit on The Price Is Right (1972), before she co-hosted Classic Concentration (1987). See more »

Trademark:

Game shows whose questions contained either insinuation, provocative or surveys See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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