Madelyn Davis

Writer, Producer, Script and Continuity Department

Writer, Producer, Script and Continuity Department


Madelyn Davis was born on March 15, 1921 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Madelyn Pugh. She was a writer and producer, known for Life with Lucy (1986), I Love Lucy (1951) and The Tom Ewell Show (1960). She was married to Dr. Richard Merrill Davis and Quinn Martin. She died on April 20, 2011 in Bel-Air, California, USA.
Birth date
1921-03-15
Death date
2011-04-20
Awards
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win.
Height
5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Known For


Life with Lucy
Life with Lucy
Writer (1986)
I Love Lucy
I Love Lucy
Writer (1951-1957)
The Tom Ewell Show
The Tom Ewell Show
Writer (1960-1961)
Yours, Mine & Ours
Yours, Mine & Ours
Writer (2005)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterI Love Lou C
(TV Series) (1 episode) (announced) - Lou C Learns to Sing
WriterI Love Ryan?
(TV Series) (characters)
2015
WriterYours, Mine & Ours
(1968 motion picture story)
2005
WriterKocham Klare
(TV Mini-Series) (original - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (original - as Madelyn Pugh) - Episode #1.3 (2001) ... (original - as Madelyn Pugh) - Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (original - as Madelyn Pugh)
2001
WriterI Love Lucy: The Very First Show
(TV Movie) (as Madelyn Pugh)
1990
WriterLife with Lucy
(TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1986) (created by - 4 episodes, 1986) (creator - 2 episodes, 1986) (conceived by - 1 episode, 1986) - Lucy and the Guard Goose (1986) ... (written by) - Lucy and Curtis Are Up a Tree (1986) ... (conceived by) / (written by) - World's Greatest Grandma (1986) ... (written by) - Mother of the Bride (1986) ... (creator) - Lucy, Legal Eagle (1986) ... (creator) Show all 9 episodes
WriterOne Life to Live
(TV Series) (1 episode) - One Life To Live (1986) ... (1984)
1986
WriterAlice
(TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes) - Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (written by) - A Semi-Merry Christmas (1977) ... (written by - as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
1977-1985
WriterDorothy
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Hard Hearted Hamlet (1979) ... (written by)
1979
WriterLucy Calls the President
(TV Movie) (written by)
1977
WriterMr. T and Tina
(TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes) - Unaired Pilot (1976) ... (written by) - Pilot (1976) ... (written by)
1976
WriterSanford and Son
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - The Olympics (1975) ... (written by)
1975
WriterHere's Lucy
(TV Series) (written by - 29 episodes) - Where Is My Wandering Mother Tonight? (1974) ... (written by) - Milton Berle Is the Life of the Party (1974) ... (written by) - Lucy Is N.G. as an R.N. (1974) ... (written by) - Lucy Is a Bird-Sitter (1974) ... (written by) - Lucy Plays Cops and Robbers (1973) ... (written by) Show all 29 episodes
1970-1974
WriterThe Paul Lynde Show
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - P.S. I Loathe You (1973) ... (written by)
1973
WriterLove, American Style
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Love and the College Professor/Love and the Eyewitness/Love and the Lady Barber/Love and the Plumber (1971) ... (segment "Love and the College Professor")
1971
WriterThe Mothers-In-Law
(TV Series) (creator - 56 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (written by - 29 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1967 - 1968) - The Not-So-Grand Opera (1969) ... (creator) / (written by) - The Charge of the Wife Brigade (1969) ... (creator) - Show Business Is No Business (1969) ... (creator) - Take Her, He's Mine (1969) ... (creator) / (written by) - Two on the Aisle (1969) ... (creator) Show all 56 episodes
WriterYours, Mine and Ours
(story)
1968
WriterThe Lucy Show
(TV Series) (developed for television by - 156 episodes, 1962 - 1968) (written by - 58 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (special material - 1 episode, 1966) - Lucy and 'The Boss of the Year' Award (1968) ... (creator - uncredited) - Lucy and Sid Caesar (1968) ... (creator - uncredited) - Lucy and the Lost Star (1968) ... (creator - uncredited) - Lucy Helps Ken Berry (1968) ... (creator - uncredited) - Lucy and Phil Harris (1968) ... (creator - uncredited) Show all 156 episodes
WriterThe Carol Channing Show
(TV Movie)
1966
WriterVacation Playhouse
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - All About Barbara (1963) ... (writer)
1963
WriterThe Tom Ewell Show
(TV Series) (created by - 30 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (written by - 4 episodes, 1960) - Mr. Memory (1961) ... (creator - as Madelyn Martin) - Our Vacation (1961) ... (creator - as Madelyn Martin) - Never Do Business with Relatives (1961) ... (creator - as Madelyn Martin) - Passenger Pending (1961) ... (creator - as Madelyn Martin) - Handy Man (1961) ... (creator - as Madelyn Martin) Show all 32 episodes
WriterWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - K.O. Kitty (1958) ... (written by)
1958
WriterThe Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
(TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (written by - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) - Lucy Goes to Sun Valley (1958) ... (writer) - Lucy Wins a Race Horse (1958) ... (as Madelyn Martin) - Lucy Hunts Uranium (1958) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) - The Celebrity Next Door (1957) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) - Lucy Takes a Cruise to Havana (1957) ... (writer)
WriterI Love Lucy
(TV Series) (written by - 181 episodes, 1951 - 1957) (written for television by - 1 episode, 1956) - The Ricardos Dedicate a Statue (1957) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) - Lucy Raises Tulips (1957) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) - Country Club Dance (1957) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) - Building a Bar-B-Q (1957) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) - Housewarming (1957) ... (written by - as Madelyn Martin) Show all 181 episodes
WriterJane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - The Sport (1955) ... (teleplay - as Madelyn Pugh)
1955
WriterThose Whiting Girls
(TV Series) (creator - 1 episode) - The College Show (1955) ... (creator - as Madelyn Pugh)
1955
WriterI Love Lucy
(original story and screenplay by - as Madelyn Pugh)
1953
WriterYour Favorite Story
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode) - An Eye for an Eye (1953) ... (story)
1953
WriterHollywood Theatre Time
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Father's Harem (1951) ... (written by - as Madelyn Pugh)
1951
RoleTitleYear
ProducerLife with Lucy
(TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes) - World's Greatest Grandma (1986) ... (producer) - Mother of the Bride (1986) ... (producer) - Lucy Makes a Hit with John Ritter (1986) ... (producer) - One Good Grandparent Deserves Another (1986) ... (producer)
1986
ProducerAlice
(TV Series) (producer - 92 episodes, 1977 - 1981) (executive producer - 86 episodes, 1981 - 1985) - Th-th-th-that's All Folks (1985) ... (executive producer) - Vera's Grounded Gumshoe (1985) ... (executive producer) - One on One (1985) ... (executive producer) - The Night They Raided Debbie's (1985) ... (executive producer) - Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2 (1985) ... (executive producer) Show all 178 episodes
ProducerDorothy
(TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Hard Hearted Hamlet (1979) ... (executive producer) - The Bookworm Turns (1979) ... (executive producer)
1979
ProducerLucy Calls the President
(TV Movie) (co-producer)
1977
ProducerMr. T and Tina
(TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes) - Unaired Pilot (1976) ... (producer) - Tina Really Truly Gets Fired (1976) ... (producer) - What Makes Sumo Run? (1976) ... (producer) - The Americanization of Michi (1976) ... (producer) - Pilot (1976) ... (producer)
1976
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentThe Mothers-In-Law
(TV Series) (script consultant - 24 episodes) - The Charge of the Wife Brigade (1969) ... (script consultant) - Show Business Is No Business (1969) ... (script consultant) - Two on the Aisle (1969) ... (script consultant) - Every In-Law Wants to Get Into the Act (1969) ... (script consultant) - Guess Who's Coming Forever (1969) ... (script consultant) Show all 24 episodes
1967-1969
Script and Continuity DepartmentThe Tom Ewell Show
(TV Series) (script consultant - 1 episode) - The Safety Lesson (1960) ... (script consultant - as Madelyn Martin)
1960
Script and Continuity DepartmentThe Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
(TV Series) (script consultant - 7 episodes) - Lucy Meets the Mustache (1960) ... (script consultant - as Madelyn Martin) - The Ricardos Go to Japan (1959) ... (script consultant) - Milton Berle Hides at the Ricardos (1959) ... (script consultant) - Lucy's Summer Vacation (1959) ... (script consultant) - Lucy Wants a Career (1959) ... (script consultant) Show all 7 episodes
1958-1960
RoleTitleYear
SelfLucy Meets the Burtons: A Comedic Gem
(Video documentary short) Self - Interviewee / Comedy Writer
2010
SelfMake 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America
(TV Series documentary) Self - Honey, I'm Home!: Breadwinners & Homemakers (2009) ... Self (as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
2009
SelfTV Land Moguls
(TV Mini-Series documentary) - The 50's (2004)
2004
SelfThe Desilu Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfI Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special
(TV Special documentary) Writer (as Madelyne Pugh Davis)
2001
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Finding Lucy (2000) ... Self (as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
2000
SelfTelevision: The First Fifty Years
(Video documentary) Self - Interviewee
1999
SelfLucy and Desi: A Home Movie
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1993
SelfI Love Lucy: The Very First Show
(TV Movie) Self (as Madelyn Pugh Davis)
1990
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - In Memoriam
2011