Portrait of Dick Shawn

Dick Shawn

Bio: One-of-a-kind nightclub comedian/singer Dick Shawn (ne Richard Schulefand) was as off-the-wall as they came and, as such, proved to be rather an acquired taste. Way ahead of his time most say, it was extremely difficult indeed to know how to properly tap into this man's eclectic talents
Born: Sat, Dec 01 1923
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA

Death: Fri, Apr 17 1987
Dick Shawn is 63 years old
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Movies (Acting Roles)

Poster of Leave 'em Laughing
Leave 'em Laughing
Dick Shawn would have been no older than
63 in Leave 'em Laughing
as 'Self (Archive Footage)'.
Sat, Jul 25 2020
Poster of Batman & Robin
Batman & Robin
Dick Shawn would have been no older than
63 in Batman & Robin
as 'Snow Miser (archive sound) (uncredited)'.
Fri, Jun 20 1997
Poster of Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World'
Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World'
Dick Shawn would have been no older than
63 in Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World'
as 'Self (archive footage)'.
Tue, Jan 01 1991
Poster of The Tommy Chong Roast
The Tommy Chong Roast
Dick Shawn would have been no older than
63 in The Tommy Chong Roast
as ''.
Wed, Apr 26 1989
Poster of Rented Lips
Rented Lips
Dick Shawn would have been no older than
63 in Rented Lips
as 'Charlie Slater'.
Wed, Oct 28 1987
Poster of Maid to Order
Maid to Order
Dick Shawn would have been no older than
63 in Maid to Order
as 'Stan Starkey'.
Fri, Jul 10 1987
Poster of The Making of Captain EO
The Making of Captain EO
Dick Shawn was
62 in The Making of Captain EO
as 'Self'.
Fri, Sep 12 1986
Poster of Captain EO
Captain EO
Dick Shawn was
62 in Captain EO
as 'Commander Bog'.
Fri, Sep 12 1986
Poster of The Perils of P.K
The Perils of P.K
Dick Shawn was
62 in The Perils of P.K
as 'The psychiatrist'.
Fri, Jun 06 1986
Poster of The Check Is in the Mail...
The Check Is in the Mail...
Dick Shawn was
62 in The Check Is in the Mail...
as 'Donald (uncredited)'.
Fri, May 02 1986
Poster of The Emperor's New Clothes
The Emperor's New Clothes
Dick Shawn was
61 in The Emperor's New Clothes
as 'Emperor'.
Sat, Oct 05 1985
Poster of If the Shoes Fit...
If the Shoes Fit...
Dick Shawn was
61 in If the Shoes Fit...
as 'Bo Gumbs'.
Sun, May 12 1985
Poster of Water
Water
Dick Shawn was
61 in Water
as 'Deke Halliday'.
Fri, Jan 11 1985
Poster of Angel
Angel
Dick Shawn was
60 in Angel
as 'Mae'.
Thu, Apr 19 1984
Poster of Best Chest in the West
Best Chest in the West
Dick Shawn was
60 in Best Chest in the West
as 'Himself (Host)'.
Sun, Jan 01 1984
Poster of Young Warriors
Young Warriors
Dick Shawn was
59 in Young Warriors
as 'Professor Hoover'.
Sun, Aug 28 1983
Poster of Good-bye Cruel World
Good-bye Cruel World
Dick Shawn was
59 in Good-bye Cruel World
as 'Rodney Pointsetter / Ainsley Pointsetter'.
Sun, Jan 02 1983
Poster of Playboy's 25th Anniversary Celebration
Playboy's 25th Anniversary Celebration
Dick Shawn was
55 in Playboy's 25th Anniversary Celebration
as ''.
Mon, May 07 1979
Poster of Love at First Bite
Love at First Bite
Dick Shawn was
55 in Love at First Bite
as 'Lieutenant Ferguson NYPD'.
Thu, Apr 26 1979
Poster of Fast Friends
Fast Friends
Dick Shawn was
55 in Fast Friends
as 'Deke Edwards'.
Mon, Mar 19 1979
Poster of Looking Up
Looking Up
Dick Shawn was
53 in Looking Up
as 'Manny Lander'.
Sun, May 15 1977
Poster of The Year Without a Santa Claus
The Year Without a Santa Claus
Dick Shawn was
51 in The Year Without a Santa Claus
as 'Snow Miser (voice)'.
Tue, Dec 10 1974
Poster of Evil Roy Slade
Evil Roy Slade
Dick Shawn was
48 in Evil Roy Slade
as 'Marshal Bing Bell'.
Fri, Feb 18 1972
Poster of Dames at Sea
Dames at Sea
Dick Shawn was
47 in Dames at Sea
as 'Lucky'.
Mon, Nov 15 1971
Poster of Annie: the Women in the Life of a Man
Annie: the Women in the Life of a Man
Dick Shawn was
46 in Annie: the Women in the Life of a Man
as 'Himself'.
Wed, Feb 18 1970
Poster of The Happy Ending
The Happy Ending
Dick Shawn was
46 in The Happy Ending
as 'Harry Bricker'.
Sun, Dec 21 1969
Poster of The Producers
The Producers
Dick Shawn was
44 in The Producers
as 'Lorenzo St. DuBois (L.S.D.)'.
Mon, Mar 18 1968
Poster of Penelope
Penelope
Dick Shawn was
42 in Penelope
as 'Dr. Gregory Mannix'.
Thu, Nov 10 1966
Poster of Way... Way Out
Way... Way Out
Dick Shawn was
42 in Way... Way Out
as 'Igor Valkleinokov'.
Wed, Oct 26 1966
Poster of What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
Dick Shawn was
42 in What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
as 'Captain Lionel Cash'.
Wed, Aug 31 1966
Poster of A Very Special Favor
A Very Special Favor
Dick Shawn was
41 in A Very Special Favor
as 'Arnold Plum'.
Mon, Aug 02 1965
Poster of It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Dick Shawn was
39 in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
as 'Sylvester Marcus, '.
Thu, Nov 07 1963
Poster of The Wizard of Baghdad
The Wizard of Baghdad
Dick Shawn was
37 in The Wizard of Baghdad
as 'Genii-Ali Mahmud'.
Fri, Mar 03 1961
Poster of Wake Me When It's Over
Wake Me When It's Over
Dick Shawn was
36 in Wake Me When It's Over
as 'Gus Brubaker'.
Fri, Jun 10 1960
Poster of The Opposite Sex
The Opposite Sex
Dick Shawn was
32 in The Opposite Sex
as 'Singer'.
Thu, Nov 15 1956

TV Shows (Acting Roles)

Ages in TV shows are based off the first air date and may not be accurate. View individual episode details for accurate ages
Poster of Amazing Stories
Amazing Stories
Dick Shawn was
61+ in Amazing Stories
as 'Joe Willoughby'.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 29 1985
Poster of The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Dick Shawn was
61+ in The Twilight Zone
as ''.
First Air Date
Fri, Sep 27 1985
Poster of Hail to the Chief
Hail to the Chief
Dick Shawn was
61+ in Hail to the Chief
as 'Ivan Zolotov'.
First Air Date
Tue, Apr 09 1985
Poster of Tales from the Darkside
Tales from the Darkside
Dick Shawn was
60+ in Tales from the Darkside
as 'Bo Gumbs'.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 30 1984
Poster of St. Elsewhere
St. Elsewhere
Dick Shawn was
58+ in St. Elsewhere
as ''.
First Air Date
Tue, Oct 26 1982
Poster of Madame's Place
Madame's Place
Dick Shawn was
58+ in Madame's Place
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 20 1982
Poster of Faerie Tale Theatre
Faerie Tale Theatre
Dick Shawn was
58+ in Faerie Tale Theatre
as 'Emperor, Guest Interviewee'.
First Air Date
Sat, Sep 11 1982
Poster of Magnum, P.I.
Magnum, P.I.
Dick Shawn was
57+ in Magnum, P.I.
as ''.
First Air Date
Thu, Dec 11 1980
Poster of The Love Boat
The Love Boat
Dick Shawn was
53+ in The Love Boat
as 'Harvey Blanchard, David Jackson'.
First Air Date
Sat, Sep 24 1977
Poster of Laverne & Shirley
Laverne & Shirley
Dick Shawn was
52+ in Laverne & Shirley
as ''.
First Air Date
Tue, Jan 27 1976
Poster of Medical Center
Medical Center
Dick Shawn was
45+ in Medical Center
as ''.
First Air Date
Wed, Sep 24 1969
Poster of The Dick Cavett Show
The Dick Cavett Show
Dick Shawn was
44+ in The Dick Cavett Show
as 'Self - Guest'.
First Air Date
Thu, Jun 06 1968
Poster of ABC Stage 67
ABC Stage 67
Dick Shawn was
42+ in ABC Stage 67
as 'Paul Benderhof'.
First Air Date
Wed, Sep 14 1966
Poster of That Girl
That Girl
Dick Shawn was
42+ in That Girl
as ''.
First Air Date
Thu, Sep 08 1966
Poster of The Judy Garland Show
The Judy Garland Show
Dick Shawn was
39+ in The Judy Garland Show
as 'Himself'.
First Air Date
Sun, Sep 29 1963
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Dick Shawn was
38+ in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Oct 01 1962
Poster of The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show
Dick Shawn was
38+ in The Lucy Show
as 'Ace Winthrop'.
First Air Date
Mon, Oct 01 1962
Poster of The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show
Dick Shawn was
38+ in The Mike Douglas Show
as 'Self - Co-Host, Self'.
First Air Date
Mon, Dec 11 1961
Poster of The DuPont Show with June Allyson
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
Dick Shawn was
35+ in The DuPont Show with June Allyson
as 'Charlie Wilson'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 21 1959
Poster of The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
Dick Shawn was
32+ in The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Fri, Oct 05 1956
Poster of General Electric Theater
General Electric Theater
Dick Shawn was
29+ in General Electric Theater
as 'Felix Franklin'.
First Air Date
Sun, Feb 01 1953
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Dick Shawn was
24+ in The Ed Sullivan Show
as 'Self'.
First Air Date
Sun, Jun 20 1948