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Frederick Brisson (1912–1984)

Frederick Brisson was born on March 17, 1912 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Carl Frederick Brisson. He is known for his work on Damn Yankees (1958), The Pajama Game (1957) and The Velvet Touch (1948). He was married to Arlette Janssens Josephson and Rosalind Russell. He died on October 8, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Damn Yankees Producer
The Pajama Game Producer
The Velvet Touch Producer
The Girl Rush Producer


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (9 credits)
 1971 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy (producer: A Frederick Brisson Production also)
 1969 Generation (producer)
 1963 Under the Yum Yum Tree (producer)
 1962 Five Finger Exercise (producer)
 1958 Damn Yankees (associate producer)
 1957 The Pajama Game (associate producer)
 1955 The Girl Rush (producer)
 1953 Never Wave at a WAC (producer)
 1948 The Velvet Touch (producer)
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 1962 Five Finger Exercise (producer: Broadway production)
 1959 The Gazebo (stage presenter)
 1958 Damn Yankees (producer: original stage production - as Brisson)
 1957 The Pajama Game (stage producer - as Brisson)
 1955 The Girl Rush (presenter)
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 1962 Five Finger Exercise
Golfer (uncredited)
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 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Producer
- Episode #18.107 (1979) ... Himself - Producer
 1978 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 January 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 1977 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #16.231 (1977) ... Himself - Guest
 1962 Here's Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #2.109 (1962) ... Himself
 1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #8.49 (1955) ... Himself

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Stage Play: Damn Yankees. Musical comedy. Written by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, from Wallop's novel "The Year of the Yankees." Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop. From the novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" by Douglass Wallop. Musical ... See more »

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Son with Rosalind Russell, Lance Brisson born 1943 See more »


"The Lizard of Roz"

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