Sheldon Leonard

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Birthday
22, 1907
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 11, 1997 (89)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1907
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 11, 1997 (89)

About

Producer of I Spy, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and The Andy Griffith Show. He shaped the TV experiences of many generations.

Before Fame

He started out working on Wall Street, but lost his job in the Crash of '29.

Trivia

He played gangsters or bad guys in such films as It's a Wonderful Life from 1947, To Have and Have Not from 1944, and Guys and Dolls from 1955.

Family Life

He was married to Frances Bober on June 28, 1931, and they had two children together.

Associated With

He had a recurring role on comedian Jack Benny's popular series The Jack Benny Show.