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Herbert Sargent (I) (1923–2005)

Herbert Sargent was born on July 15, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Herbert Supowitz. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Live (1975), Lily (1973) and The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956). He was married to LeGrand Council Mellon, Norma Crane and Geraldine Brooks. He died on May 6, 2005 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1975-1995)
Lily Writer
(1973)
(1956-1960)

Filmography

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 2002 NBC 75th Anniversary Special (TV Special)
 1997 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The College of Comedy with Alan King (1997) ... (as Herb Sargent)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 306 episodes, 1976 - 1995) (written by - 24 episodes, 1975 - 1976)
- David Duchovny/Rod Stewart (1995) ... (writer - as Herb Sargent)
- Bob Saget/TLC (1995) ... (writer - as Herb Sargent)
- Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band (1995) ... (writer - as Herb Sargent)
- Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) ... (writer - as Herb Sargent)
- John Goodman/Tragically Hip (1995) ... (writer - as Herb Sargent)
 1992 The Dennis Miller Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 October 1992 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 14 July 1992 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.77 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.75 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.36 (1992) ... (writer)
 1991 The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (writer - as Herb Sargent)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segment "Saturday Night Live", as Herb Sargent)
 1989 Diet America Challenge (TV Special documentary) (as Herb Sargent)
 1987 The Best of Chevy Chase (Video documentary)
 1986 The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) (written by - as Herb Sargent)
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video) (written by - as Herb Sargent)
 1983 The News Is the News (TV Series) (writer)
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series) (creator - 3 episodes)
- The Very Loud Family (1976) ... (creator - as Herb Sargent)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (creator - as Herb Sargent)
- Ivan's Out of Work (1976) ... (creator - as Herb Sargent)
 1976 The Second Annual Comedy Awards (TV Special)
 1975 Funny Girl to Funny Lady (TV Special documentary) (as Herb Sargent)
 1974 Sammy (TV Movie) (as Herb Sargent)
 1974 Energy Crisis (TV Movie) (as Herb Sargent)
 1973 The Many Faces of Comedy (TV Movie)
 1973 Lily (TV Special) (written by - as Herb Sargent)
 1973 Burt Bacharach: Opus No. 3 (TV Movie)
 1973 Alan King Looks Back in Anger: A Review of 1972 (TV Movie) (as Herb Sargent)
 1972 The Wonderful World of Aggravation (TV Movie) (as Herb Sargent)
 1972 The Corner Bar (TV Series)
 1970 Petula (TV Special)
 1970 Annie, the Women in the Life of a Man (TV Special) (as Herb Sargent)
 1969 Alan King and His Buddy (TV Movie) (as Herb Sargent)
 1968 Bye Bye Braverman (screenplay)
 1964 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 November 1964 (1964) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Episode dated 29 September 1964 (1964) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Episode #1.16 (1964) ... (as Herb Sargent)
 1964 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.18 (1964) ... (written by - as Herb Sargent)
 1962-1963 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 44 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 August 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 26 July 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 21 June 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 3 June 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 2 June 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 The Steve Allen Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Premier (1962) ... (as Herb Sargent)
 1962 The Milton Berle Spectacular (TV Movie) (as Herb Sargent)
 1961 The New Steve Allen Show (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- UCLA (1961) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Christmas Show (1961) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Pacific Ocean Park (1961) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Episode #1.11 (1961) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Episode #1.10 (1961) ... (as Herb Sargent)
 1961 Art Carney Special (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Everybody's Doin' It (1961) ... (as Herb Sargent)
 1960 London Calling (Documentary) (writer)
 1960 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 October 1960 (1960) ... (as Herb Sargent)
 1960 Coke Time (TV Movie)
  The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (162 episodes, 1956 - 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Fred Astaire (1960) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Diana Dors, Mort Sahl, Jayne Meadows (1960) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Phil Harris/Patrice Munsel/Jonathan Winters (1960) ... (as Herb Sargent)
- Episode #5.26 (1960) ... (as Herb Sargent)
 1959 Music from Shubert Alley (TV Special)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Herb 'Bud' Sargent | Herb Sargent
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Trivia:

He was a writer and producer for NBC's Saturday Night Live (1975) for 20 years; he helped create "Weekend Update". Previously, he worked on the "Tonight" show with Steve Allen and Johnny Carson. He worked on TV specials for many stars, including Bing Crosby, Milton Berle, Burt Bacharach, Paul McCartney and Lily Tomlin. He won six Emmy Awards and six Writers Guild Awards. See more »

Nickname:

Herb

Star Sign:

Cancer

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