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Severn Darden

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Severn Teakle Darden Jr. (November 9, 1929 – May 27, 1995) was an American comedian and actor, and an original member of The Second City Chicago-based comedy troupe as well as its predecessor, the Compass Players. [1]

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A Small Circle of Friends

A Small Circle of Friends is a 1980 American drama film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Brad Davis, Karen Allen, Shelley Long, Jameson Parker, Peter Mark.

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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Agency (philosophy)

Agency is the capacity of an actor to act in a given environment.

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American television anthology series that was hosted and produced by Alfred Hitchcock; the program aired on CBS and NBC between 1955 and 1965.

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Alias Smith and Jones

Alias Smith and Jones is an American Western series that originally aired on ABC from January 1971 to January 1973.

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American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs,; 384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece.

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Back to School

Back to School is a 1986 American comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Terry Farrell, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, Paxton Whitehead and Robert Downey, Jr. It was directed by Alan Metter.

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Barney Miller

Barney Miller is an American sitcom set in a New York City Police Department police station on East 6th St in Greenwich Village.

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Battle for the Planet of the Apes is a 1973 science fiction film directed by J. Lee Thompson.

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Car 54, Where Are You?

Car 54, Where Are You? is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, and was about two New York city police officers based in the fictional 53rd precinct in the Bronx.

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Cheers is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993, with a total of 275 half-hour episodes for eleven seasons.

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Cisco Pike

Cisco Pike is a 1972 drama written and directed by Bill L. Norton.

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A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh.

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Compass Players

The Compass Players (or Compass Theater) was an improvisational cabaret revue active from 1955 to 1958 in Chicago and St. Louis.

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes is a 1972 science fiction film directed by J. Lee Thompson and written by Paul Dehn.

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Daniel Boone (1964 TV series)

Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964, to May 7, 1970, on NBC for 165 episodes, and was produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Arcola Enterprises, and Fespar Corp.

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Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round

Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round is a 1966 crime film written and directed by Bernard Girard, starring James Coburn, Camilla Sparv, Aldo Ray, Nina Wayne, Todd Armstrong, Robert Webber, Rose Marie, and Harrison Ford (in his film debut) as a bellhop.

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Dirty Little Billy

Dirty Little Billy is a 1972 American western film the directorial debut of Stan Dragoti, and stars Michael J. Pollard as Billy the Kid.

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Elaine May

Elaine May (born April 21, 1932) is an American screenwriter, film director, actress, and comedienne.

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Every Little Crook and Nanny

Every Little Crook and Nanny is a 1972 comedy film starring Victor Mature who came out of retirement to play the role.

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Faerie Tale Theatre

Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre) is an American live-action children's anthology television series, consisting of 27 episodes retelling 25 fairy tales, particularly of The Brothers Grimm, plus the poem "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" and a special episode called "The Grimm's Party", showcasing the series cast and crew, (including Duvall and Teri Garr), that originally aired on Showtime from September 11, 1982 until November 14, 1987.

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Fearless Frank

Fearless Frank is a 1967 film directed by Philip Kaufman.

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George Wendt

George Robert Wendt III (born October 17, 1948) is an American actor.

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Goldstein (film)

Goldstein is a 1965 film co-directed by Philip Kaufman and Benjamin Manaster, and produced by Kaufman and Zev Braun.

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Honey West (TV series)

Honey West is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC during the 1965–1966 television season.

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Hopscotch (film)

Hopscotch is a 1980 American cold war comedy-drama film, produced by Edie Landau and Ely A. Landau, directed by Ronald Neame, that stars Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty, and Herbert Lom.

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I Dream of Jeannie

I Dream of Jeannie is an American fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries.

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I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?

I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? (original USA theatrical name Kill My Wife, Please) is a 1975 black comedy movie directed by Steven Hilliard Stern, and starring Bob Dishy and Joanna Barnes.

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In God We Tru$t

In God We Tru$t is a comedy film starring Marty Feldman, Andy Kaufman, Louise Lasser and Peter Boyle.

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It Takes a Thief (1968 TV series)

It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for three seasons between 1968 and 1970.

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Jack Lemmon

John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) professionally known as Jack Lemmon, was an American actor and musician.

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Jackson County Jail (film)

Jackson County Jail is an American exploitation action thriller film from 1976 directed by Michael Miller, starring Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, and Robert Carradine.

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Justine (1969 film)

Justine (1969) is a drama film directed by George Cukor and Joseph Strick.

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Know thyself

The Ancient Greek aphorism "know thyself" (Greek: γνῶθι σεαυτόν, transliterated: gnōthi seauton; also... … sauton with the ε contracted), is one of the Delphic maxims and was inscribed in the pronaos (forecourt) of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi according to the Greek writer Pausanias (10.24.1).

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Kolchak: The Night Stalker is an American television series that aired on ABC during the 1974–1975 season.

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In Greek mythology, King Laius (pronounced), or Laios (Λάϊος) of Thebes was a divine hero and key personage in the Theban founding myth.

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List of patricides

Patricide is (i) the act of killing one's father, or (ii) a person who kills his or her father.

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List of Planet of the Apes characters

The ''Planet of the Apes'' franchise contains many characters that appear in one or more works.

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Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Luv (film)

Luv is a 1967 slapstick romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, Elaine May and Nina Wayne.

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Model Shop (film)

Model Shop is a 1969 American film by French writer-director Jacques Demy starring Gary Lockwood, Alexandra Hay, and Anouk Aimée, featuring a guest appearance by Spirit who recorded the soundtrack.

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Mother, Jugs & Speed

Mother, Jugs & Speed is a 1976 American black comedy film directed by Peter Yates.

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Murray Schisgal

Murray Schisgal (born November 25, 1926) is an American playwright and screenwriter.

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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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New York University

New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.

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Night Gallery

Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1969 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre.

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Nina Wayne

Nina Rae Wayne (born September 18, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress.

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Oedipus (Οἰδίπους Oidípous meaning "swollen foot") was a mythical Greek king of Thebes.

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P.J. (film)

P.J. (UK re-release title: New Face in Hell) is a 1968 crime-drama mystery film from Universal Pictures.

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Paul Sills

Paul Silverberg (November 18, 1927 – June 2, 2008), better known as Paul Sills, was an American director and improvisation teacher, and the original director of Chicago's The Second City.

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Peter Falk

Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968–2003), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards (1972, 1975, 1976, 1990) and a Golden Globe Award (1973).

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Play It as It Lays (film)

Play It as It Lays is a 1972 American drama film directed by Frank Perry.

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Professor (highest academic rank)

Professor (informally also known as full professor) is the highest academic rank at universities and other institutions of higher education in parts of the world.

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Punch (combat)

A punch is a striking blow with the fist.

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Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You

Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You is a 1970 American comedy film directed by Rod Amateau.

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Quarterback Princess

Quarterback Princess is a 1983 American made-for-television fact-based sports drama film by 20th Century Fox that chronicles the courage and determination of a teenage girl who struggles against sexism and fights to play on her high school football team.

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Real Genius

Real Genius is a 1985 science fiction comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Saturday the 14th

Saturday the 14th is a 1981 American horror comedy film starring real-life husband and wife Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin, co-written and directed by Howard R. Cohen and produced by Julie Corman.

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Shelley Long

Shelley Lee Long (born August 23, 1949) is an American actress.

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A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.

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A sphinx (Σφίγξ, Boeotian: Φίξ, plural sphinxes or sphinges) is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion.

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Stan Freberg

Stan Freberg (born Stanley Friberg; August 7, 1926 – April 7, 2015) was an American author, actor, recording artist, voice artist, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director, whose career began in 1944.

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Sycophant was a term used in the legal system of Classic Athens but in modern English it refers to someone practicing sycophancy i.e. obedient flattery.

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The Bionic Woman

The Bionic Woman is an American television science fiction action series starring Lindsay Wagner that aired between 1976 and 1978.

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The Day of the Dolphin

The Day of the Dolphin is a 1973 American science-fiction thriller film directed by Mike Nichols and starring George C. Scott.

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The Feather and Father Gang

The Feather and Father Gang is a 1976–1977 United States crime drama television series starring Stefanie Powers and Harold Gould which centers on an attorney who enlists her con-man father and his team of bunco artists to help her solve crimes.

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The Ghost Busters

The Ghost Busters was a live-action children's sitcom that ran in 1975, about a team of bumbling detectives who would investigate ghostly occurrences.

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The Hired Hand

The Hired Hand is a 1971 American western film directed by Peter Fonda, with a screenplay by Alan Sharp.

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The Last Movie

The Last Movie is a 1971 drama film from Universal Pictures.

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The Mad Room

The Mad Room is a 1969 American horror drama film directed by Bernard Girard, and starring Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Skip Ward, Carole Cole, Severn Darden, Beverly Garland, Michael Burns, and Barbara Sammeth.

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The Monkees (TV series)

The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 12, 1966 to March 25, 1968.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Paper Chase (TV series)

The Paper Chase is an American drama television series based on a 1970 novel by John Jay Osborn, Jr., as well as a 1973 film adaptation.

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The Practice (1976 TV series)

The Practice is an American sitcom starring Danny Thomas which centers on a father and son who are both doctors in New York City.

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The President's Analyst

The President's Analyst is an American satirical comedy film written and directed by Ted Flicker, starring James Coburn.

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The Second City

The Second City is an improvisational comedy enterprise, best known as the first ever on-going improvisational theater troupe based in Chicago.

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The Six Million Dollar Man

The Six Million Dollar Man is an American science fiction and action television series about a former astronaut, Colonel Steve Austin, portrayed by American actor Lee Majors.

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The Telephone (1988 film)

The Telephone is a 1988 comedy-drama film starring Whoopi Goldberg as an out-of-work actress who starts doing some prank phone calls which creates a chain of events.

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The War Between Men and Women

The War Between Men and Women is a 1972 live action motion picture which incorporates some cartoon sequences, starring Jack Lemmon, Barbara Harris, and Jason Robards.

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (film)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? is a 1969 American depression-era melodrama film based on Horace McCoy's 1935 novel of the same name and directed by Sydney Pollack.

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To See or Not to See

To See or Not to See (Psychocratie) is a Canadian animated short film, directed by Břetislav Pojar for the National Film Board in 1969.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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Vanishing Point (1971 film)

Vanishing Point is a 1971 American action road movie directed by Richard C. Sarafian and starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, and Dean Jagger.

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Vehicle registration plate

A vehicle registration plate, also known as a number plate (British English) or a license plate (American English), is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes.

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Victory at Entebbe

Victory at Entebbe is a 1976 American made-for-television action-drama film for broadcast on ABC, directed by Marvin J. Chomsky.

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Walther von der Vogelweide

Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170 – c. 1230) was a Minnesänger, who composed and performed love-songs and political songs ("Sprüche") in Middle High German.

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Wanda Nevada

Wanda Nevada is a 1979 American western comedy film starring Peter Fonda and Brooke Shields.

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Werewolves on Wheels

Werewolves on Wheels is a 1971 American exploitation film that blends two genres: the outlaw biker film and the traditional horror movie.

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Why Would I Lie?

Why Would I Lie? is a 1980 American comedy/drama film about a compulsive liar named Cletus (Treat Williams).

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1985 in film

The following is an overview of events in 1985 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Severn_Darden

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