Sidney Sheldon

Writer, Producer, Additional Crew

Writer, Producer, Additional Crew


Sheldon was born in Chicago on February 17, 1917. He began writing as a youngster and at the age of ten he made his first sale of a poem for $10. During the Depression, he worked at a variety of jobs and while attending Northwestern University he contributed short plays to drama groups. At seventeen, he decided to try his luck in Hollywood. The ...
Birth date
1917-02-11
Death date
2007-01-30
Awards
Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.

Known For


Easter Parade
Easter Parade
Writer (1948)
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Writer (1965-1970)
Annie Get Your Gun
Annie Get Your Gun
Writer (1950)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterJeannie Aur Juju
(TV Series) (based on the series created by - 413 episodes) - Episode #1.416 (2014) ... (based on the series created by) - Episode #1.414 (2014) ... (based on the series created by) - Episode #1.415 (2014) ... (based on the series created by) - Episode #1.413 (2014) ... (based on the series created by) - Episode #1.412 (2014) ... (based on the series created by) Show all 413 episodes
2012-2014
WriterEk Hasina Thi
(story by)
2004
WriterThe Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights
(TV Movie) (creator)
1999
WriterHart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart
(TV Movie) (creator)
1996
WriterHart to Hart: Harts in High Season
(TV Movie) (creator)
1996
WriterHart to Hart: Two Harts in 3/4 Time
(TV Movie) (creator)
1995
WriterNothing Lasts Forever
(TV Movie) (book)
1995
WriterHart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die
(TV Movie) (creator)
1994
WriterHart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart
(TV Movie) (creator)
1994
WriterHart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is
(TV Movie) (creator)
1994
WriterHart to Hart Returns
(TV Movie) (based on characters created by)
1993
WriterA Stranger in the Mirror
(TV Movie) (novel)
1993
WriterSheriff's Star
(novel)
1992
WriterThe Sands of Time
(TV Movie) (novel)
1992
WriterMemories of Midnight
(TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes) - Part II (1991) ... (novel) - Part I (1991) ... (novel)
1991
WriterI Still Dream of Jeannie
(TV Movie) (characters)
1991
WriterWindmills of the Gods
(TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (novel) - Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (novel)
1988
WriterRage of Angels: The Story Continues
(TV Movie) (characters)
1986
WriterIf Tomorrow Comes
(TV Mini-Series) (based on the book by - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (based on the book by) - Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (based on the book by) - Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (based on the book by)
1986
WriterThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode) - Need to Know/Red Snow (1986) ... (based on the short story by - segment "Need to Know")
1986
WriterI Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later
(TV Movie) (characters)
1985
WriterThe Naked Face
(novel)
1984
WriterHart to Hart
(TV Series) (creator - 93 episodes, 1979 - 1984) (created by - 16 episodes, 1980 - 1981) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1979) (story - 1 episode, 1979) - Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1984) ... (creator) - Always, Elizabeth (1984) ... (creator) - Larsen's Last Jump (1984) ... (creator) - Slam Dunk (1984) ... (creator) - The Shooting (1984) ... (creator) Show all 110 episodes
WriterMaster of the Game
(TV Mini-Series) (book "Master of the Game" - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (book "Master of the Game") - Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (book "Master of the Game") - Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (book "Master of the Game")
1984
WriterRage of Angels
(TV Movie) (novel)
1983
WriterBloodline
(novel)
1979
WriterThe Other Side of Midnight
(based upon the novel by)
1977
WriterNancy
(TV Series) (creator - 17 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (writer - 8 episodes, 1970 - 1971) - A Girl's Best Friend (1971) ... (creator) / (writer - as Christopher Golato) - Budget, Budget, Who's Got the Budget? (1970) ... (creator) / (writer - as Mark Rowane) - Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (1970) ... (creator) - Boys' Night Out (1970) ... (creator) - A Case of Spring Fever (1970) ... (creator) / (writer - as Mark Rowane) Show all 17 episodes
WriterI Dream of Jeannie
(TV Series) (created by - 139 episodes, 1965 - 1970) (written by - 54 episodes, 1965 - 1969) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1966) (story - 1 episode, 1966) - My Master, the Chili King (1970) ... (creator) - One Jeannie Beats Four of a Kind (1970) ... (creator) - Hurricane Jeannie (1970) ... (creator) - An Astronaut in Sheep's Clothing (1970) ... (creator) - Eternally Yours, Jeannie (1970) ... (creator) Show all 139 episodes
WriterShadow on the Land
(TV Movie) (creator)
1968
WriterThe Patty Duke Show
(TV Series) (created by - 105 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (written by - 57 episodes, 1963 - 1966) - Do a Brother a Favor (1966) ... (creator) / (written by) - The Invisible Boy (1966) ... (creator) - Fiancee for a Day (1966) ... (creator) - Three Little Kittens (1966) ... (creator) - Don't Bank on It (1966) ... (creator) Show all 105 episodes
WriterHowie
(TV Movie) (written by)
1962
WriterBilly Rose's Jumbo
(screenplay)
1962
WriterAll in a Night's Work
(screenplay)
1961
WriterThe Comedy Spot
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - Adventures of a Model (1960) ... (teleplay)
1960
WriterColgate Theatre
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - Adventures of a Model (1958) ... (teleplay)
1958
WriterThe Buster Keaton Story1957
WriterPardners
(screenplay)
1956
WriterThe Birds and the Bees
(screenplay)
1956
WriterAnything Goes1956
WriterYou're Never Too Young
(screenplay)
1955
WriterStage 7
(TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955) - Tiger at Noon (1955) ... (screenplay) / (story)
WriterDream Wife
(writer)
1953
WriterRemains to Be Seen
(screenplay)
1953
WriterJust This Once
(screenplay)
1952
WriterRich, Young and Pretty
(screenplay)
1951
WriterNo Questions Asked
(screenplay)
1951
WriterThree Guys Named Mike
(screen play)
1951
WriterAnnie Get Your Gun
(screenplay)
1950
WriterNancy Goes to Rio
(screenplay)
1950
WriterThe Barkleys of Broadway
(contributor to screen play - uncredited)
1949
WriterEaster Parade
(screenplay)
1948
WriterThe Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
(original story and screen play)
1947
WriterShe's in the Army
(original screenplay)
1942
WriterFly-By-Night
(story)
1942
WriterMr. District Attorney in the Carter Case
(original screenplay)
1941
WriterBorrowed Hero
(original story)
1941
WriterDangerous Lady
(uncredited)
1941
WriterGambling Daughters
(story)
1941
WriterSouth of Panama
(story and screenplay)
1941
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Sands of Time
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1992
ProducerMemories of Midnight
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Part II (1991) ... (executive producer) - Part I (1991) ... (executive producer)
1991
ProducerWindmills of the Gods
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (executive producer)
1988
ProducerRage of Angels: The Story Continues
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1986
ProducerRage of Angels
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1983
ProducerNancy
(TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes) - A Girl's Best Friend (1971) ... (executive producer) - Budget, Budget, Who's Got the Budget? (1970) ... (executive producer) - Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (1970) ... (executive producer) - Boys' Night Out (1970) ... (executive producer) - A Case of Spring Fever (1970) ... (executive producer) Show all 17 episodes
1970-1971
ProducerI Dream of Jeannie
(TV Series) (executive producer - 83 episodes, 1967 - 1970) (producer - 45 episodes, 1965 - 1967) - My Master, the Chili King (1970) ... (executive producer) - One Jeannie Beats Four of a Kind (1970) ... (executive producer) - Hurricane Jeannie (1970) ... (executive producer) - An Astronaut in Sheep's Clothing (1970) ... (executive producer) - Eternally Yours, Jeannie (1970) ... (executive producer) Show all 128 episodes
ProducerColgate Theatre
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Adventures of a Model (1958) ... (producer)
1958
ProducerThe Buster Keaton Story
(producer)
1957
ProducerDream Wife
(producer - uncredited)
1953
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights
(TV Movie) (creative consultant)
1999
Additional CrewThe Patty Duke Show
(TV Series) (story supervisor - 14 episodes) - Patty and the Cut Rate Casanova (1965) ... (story supervisor) - Don't Monkey with Mendel (1965) ... (story supervisor) - Will the Real Sammy Davis Please Hang Up? (1965) ... (story supervisor) - It Takes a Heap of Livin' (1965) ... (story supervisor) - Patty Pits Wits, Two Brits Hits (1965) ... (story supervisor) Show all 14 episodes
1964-1965
Additional CrewHowie
(TV Movie) (story consultant)
1962
RoleTitleYear
DirectorBuster and Billie
(uncredited)
1974
DirectorThe Buster Keaton Story1957
DirectorDream Wife1953
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Patty Duke Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes) - How to Succeed in Romance (1964) ... (lyrics: "Open Up Your Heart" - uncredited) - Leave It to Patty (1964) ... (lyrics: "Open Up Your Heart")
1964
SoundtrackNo Questions Asked
(lyrics: "The Royal Order of Civic Boosters" - uncredited)
1951
RoleTitleYear
ActorMemories of Midnight
(TV Mini-Series) Passer-by - Venice
1991
ActorThree Guys Named Mike
Rudy (uncredited)
1951
RoleTitleYear
ThanksAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (acknowledgment - 1 episode) - Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004) ... (acknowledgment: archival materials)
2004
ThanksThat's Entertainment, Part II
(Documentary) (acknowledgment: the non-musical sequences represent outstanding contributions by)
1976
RoleTitleYear
SelfTV Land's Top Ten
(TV Series documentary) Self - Perfect 10's the Women (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfEaster Parade: On the Avenue
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfThe Tony Danza Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.29 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfE! True Hollywood Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - I Dream of Jeannie... (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfE! Mysteries & Scandals
(TV Series documentary) Self - Groucho Marx (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfThe Interviews: An Oral History of Television
(TV Series) Self - Sidney Sheldon (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Sidney Sheldon: The Storyteller (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfDonny & Marie
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.50 (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfThe Roseanne Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.31 (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfBetween the Lines with Barry Kibrick
(TV Series) Self - Sidney Sheldon, Melody Beattie (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfWhicker's Miss World
(TV Special) Self
1993
SelfOne on One with John Tesh
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.21 (1991) ... Self
1991
SelfThe Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 6 March 1991 (1991) ... Self
1991
Self70th Annual Miss America Pageant
(TV Special) Self - Judge
1990
SelfCBS This Morning
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 15 November 1988 (1988) ... Self - Episode dated 5 February 1988 (1988) ... Self
1988
SelfHour Magazine
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 12 January 1987 (1987) ... Self - Episode dated 23 September 1982 (1982) ... Self - Episode dated 18 December 1980 (1980) ... Self - Episode dated 8 October 1980 (1980) ... Self
1980-1987
SelfGreat Performances
(TV Series) Self - Irving Berlin's America (1986) ... Self
1986
SelfTomorrow Coast to Coast
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 20 April 1981 (1981) ... Self
1981
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Author / Self - Episode #20.11 (1980) ... Self - Episode #17.185 (1978) ... Self - Author - Episode #15.183 (1976) ... Self - Author - Episode #14.144 (1975) ... Self - Author - Episode #14.5 (1974) ... Self - Author
1974-1980
SelfThe Bob Braun Show
(TV Series) Self - Writer - Episode dated 20 April 1976 (1976) ... Self - Writer - Episode dated 25 February 1975 (1975) ... Self - Writer
1975-1976
SelfThe Merv Griffin Show
(TV Series) Self - author / Self - Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Bert Convy, Sidney Sheldon, Rubin Carson (1974) ... Self - author - Pat Paulsen, Rick Nelson, Alex Dreier, Charo, Sidney Sheldon (1970) ... Self
1970-1974
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 1 March 1974 (1974) ... Self - Guest
1974
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series) Self - Barbara Eden (1972) ... Self
1972
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageExtra with Billy Bush
(TV Series) Self - Episode #23.186 (2017) ... Self
2017
Archive footageThe 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - In Memoriam
2007