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Jerry Seelen

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General Information:
Occupation: American TV/Film screenwriter/director
Date of birth: (1912-03-11)March 11, 1912
Born in: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: September 12, 1981(1981-09-12) (aged 69)
Died in: San Diego, California, U.S.
Series/character information
Appeared on/in
and/or involved with:
I Dream of Jeannie
Number of episodes: "The Moving Finger" in Season 1
Job on series: Co-writer with Sidney Sheldon & Harry Essex

Jerry Seelen (born March 11, 1912 - died September 12, 1981) co-penned the Season 1 episode of IDOJ titled "The Moving Finger" with series creator Sidney Sheldon and Harry Essex.

Career

A noted screenwriter and director in both several television. Born and raised in New York City, his career spanned more than thirty years. Also a long noted lyricist and composer, many of his compositions have been used in such popular TV shows as The Dean Martin Show, The Danny Kaye show PBS-TV's American Masters program. Many of his lyrics have been used posthumously in more recent TV/film projects as well, in such films as the 1996 made-for TV movie Chloé, the 2001 made-for-TV biopic Dean Martin: That's Amore, the 2014 sci-fi/comic book film X-Men: Days of Future Past and in episodes of shows such as the French variety/much TV series Heir Encore, and AMC's Mad Men.

His film credits included:

Partial filmography

Year Title Job Notes
1951 The Frogmen Contract writer, uncredited Feature film
1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour Writer 1 episode
All Star Revue Writer Variety show - 1 episode
The Buick Circus Hour Staff writer Variety show
1953 Texaco Star Theatre Writer
1954 The Saturday Night Revue (TV series) Writer 2 episodes
1963 My Favorite Martian Writer 1 episode ("Man or Amoeba")
Glynis Writer 1 episode ("The Pros and Cons")
1964 Petticoat Junction Writer 3 episodes
The Addams Family writer 1 episode ("Lurch Learns to Dance")
The Farmer's Daughter Writer 1 episode ("Scandal in Washington")
1965 I Dream of Jeannie Writer 1 episode
("The Moving Finger")

Death

Seelen died on 1981 in San Diego, California. 

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