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Mandel, Howie 1955-

Mandel, Howie 1955-

PERSONAL

Full name, Howie Michael Mandel II; born November 29, 1955, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; father, a lighting manufacturer and realtor; married Terry Soil, March, 1980; children: Jackie, Riley Paige, Alex.

Addresses:

Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Way, 9th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Manager—3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career:

Comedian, actor, producer, director, and writer. Worked as door-to-door carpet salesman and later as owner of carpet stores, c. 1975-79; also owner of a novelty business. Performed at Comedy Store, Los Angeles, CA, and at nightclubs in Atlantic City, Las Vegas, New York City, and Los Angeles.

Awards, Honors:

Golden Apple, male discovery of the year, 1998; Gemini Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a guest role in a dramatic series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1998, for The Outer Limits.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Matt Lloyd, Gas, Paramount, 1981.

Larry Pound, Funny Farm, Mutual, 1982.

Voice of Gizmo, Gremlins, 1984.

Himself, Where Did I Come From?, 1985.

Dennis Powell, A Fine Mess (also known as Blake Edwards' "A Fine Mess"), Columbia, 1986.

The Canadian Conspiracy, Shtick Productions, 1986.

Himself, Paramount Comedy Theatre, Vol. 1: Well Developed, 1986.

Host, Paramount Comedy Theatre, Vol. 2: Decent Exposures, 1987.

Bobo Shand, Walk Like a Man (also known as Bobo the Dog Boy), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987.

Maurice, Little Monsters (also known as Little Ghost Figures), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1989.

Voice of Gizmo, Gremlins II: The New Batch (also known as Gremlins 2: The New Batch), Warner Bros., 1990.

Moe, Magic Kid II, 1994.

Jason Quincy, Tribulation, Artist View Entertainment, 2000.

Voice of Jack, The Tangerine Bear, Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Cody, Spin Cycle, 2000.

The Sandman, Hansel & Gretel, Innovation Film Group, 2002.

Voice of Spencer, Pinocchio 3000 (animated; also known as P3K: Pinocho 3000 and Pinocchio le robot), 2004.

Himself, The Aristocrats (documentary; also known as The @r!$t*([email protected]$), THINKFilm, 2005.

Himself, Heckler, 2007.

Himself, Certifiably Jonathan (documentary), 2007.

Joe Burns, Room Service, 2007.

Also voice of Omni, Once Upon a Star.

Film Work:

Executive producer, The Legend of Willie Brown, 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

The Shape of Things, NBC, 1982.

Various, Laugh Trax, syndicated, 1982.

Dr. Wayne Fiscus, St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1982-88.

Voices of Animal, Skeeter, and Bunson Honeydew, Muppets Babies (animated; also known as Muppets, Babies, and Monsters and Jim Henson's "Muppet Babies"), CBS, 1984-86.

Himself and voices of Bobby Generic and Mr. Generic, Bobby's World, Fox, 1990-98.

Ernie Lapidus, Good Grief, Fox, 1990.

Howie, 1992.

Professor, The Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys, 1992.

Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies, Showtime, 1994-96.

Host, The Howie Mandel Show, syndicated, 1997-99.

Hidden Howie (also known as Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance), Bravo, 2003-2005.

Host, Deal or No Deal (game show), NBC, 2005—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Humpty Dumpty, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, Disney Channel, 1990.

Voice of Mealy, David Copperfield (also known as Charles Dickens' "David Copperfield"), PBS, 1993.

Danny Klay, Shake, Rattle, and Rock!, Showtime, 1994.

Voice of Sam-I-Am, In Search of Dr. Seuss, TNT, 1994.

Charlie, the TV show host, Harrison Bergeron (also known as Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron"), Showtime, 1995.

Himself, Jackie's Back! (also known as Jackie's Back: Portrait of a Diva), Lifetime, 1999.

Marty, Spinning out of Control, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Rabbi, Crown Heights, 2004.

Voice of Pupa, The Great Polar Bear Adventure, Animal Planet, 2006.

Narrator, The Great American Christmas, USA Network, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 6th Annual Young Comedians (also known as HBO Presents "The 6th Annual Young Comedians"), HBO, 1981.

Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1985.

Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz, 1985.

The 37th Annual Emmy Awards, ABC, 1985.

Presenter, American Video Awards, ABC, 1985.

The 38th Annual Emmy Awards, NBC, 1986.

On Location: Howie Mandel, HBO, 1986.

The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion, HBO, 1986.

Comic Relief, 1986.

The 39th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1987.

Host, Juno Music Awards, 1987.

"Howie from Maui—Live!," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1987.

Live! from London, 1988.

The Comedy Store 15th Year Class Reunion (also known as Comedy Store Reunion), NBC, 1988.

Comic Relief III, HBO, 1989.

Howie Mandel: Hooray for Howiewould!, Showtime, 1990.

Jerry, Between Cars, HA! TV Comedy Network, 1990.

The Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade, 1990.

The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1990.

Howie Newman, Howie and Rose, 1990.

The All-Star Salute to Our Troops, 1991.

Howie Mandel: Howie Spent Our Summer, 1992.

Free to Laugh: A Comedy and Music Special for Amnesty International, 1992.

Birth of the Team, Disney Channel, 1992.

Class Clowns, 1992.

Martin & Lewis: Their Golden Age of Comedy, 1992.

Who Makes You Laugh?, ABC, 1995.

Howie Morgan, Grownups, ABC, 1995.

Celebrity First Loves, Fox, 1995.

Comic Relief's 10th Anniversary, HBO, 1996.

Caesar's Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration, ABC, 1996.

Presenter, Walt Disney Company and McDonald's Present the American Teacher Awards, 1996.

Howie Mandel on Ice, HBO, 1997.

Canned Ham: Deconstructing Harry, Comedy Central, 1997.

50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Golden Anniversary, 1997.

Sex with Cindy Crawford, ABC, 1998.

Comedy Central Presents Behind-the-Scenes at the American Comedy Awards, Comedy Network, 1999.

It's Only Talk: The Real Story of America's Talk Shows, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

MTV's New Year's Eve Uncensored, MTV, 2000.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (also known as Jay Leno), NBC, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007.

(Uncredited) Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story, TCM, 2002.

TV Guide 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration, ABC, 2002.

Hidden Howie, NBC, 2003.

VH1 Goes Inside Live with Regis and Kelly, VH1, 2004.

Comedy Gold, CBC, 2005.

The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2006.

Comic Relief 2006, TNT and HBO, 2006.

The 2006 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 2006.

Narrator, The Great American Christmas, USA Network, 2006.

Presenter, The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2006.

Himself, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (also known as Studio 60), NBC, 2006.

The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNBC, 2006, 2007.

Also appeared as presenter, The Watusi Tour, HBO.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Rock Comedy (pilot for Laugh Trax), syndicated, 1982.

Welcome to the Fun Zone, NBC, 1984.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Make Me Laugh, syndicated, 1979-80.

The Shape of Things, 1982.

Waldo, "The Princess Who Had Never Laughed," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), Showtime, 1984.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1985.

Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind, 1991.

Comics Only, 1991.

(Uncredited) Himself, "ZooTV at Night," The Ben Stiller Show, 1993.

The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated, 1994.

Interior decorator Larry, "Every Mother's Son," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide), NBC, 1995.

Stuart Wyler, Bless This House, CBS, 1995.

Politically Incorrect (also known as P.I.), ABC, 1995, 2002.

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, 1995.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007.

Mr. Mxyzptlk, "Twas the Night before Mxymas," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1996.

Carl, "Second Thoughts," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997, 1998, 2000.

Himself, "Making Whoppi," The Nanny, CBS, 1998.

Howard Stern, syndicated, 1998, 1999.

(Uncredited) Himself, "Sisters," Providence, NBC, 1999.

Jerry show announcer, Sunset Beach, 1999.

The Howard Stern Radio Show, syndicated, 1999.

Live with Regis and Kelly, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

Celebrity Poker Showdown, Bravo, 2005.

Weekends at the DL, Comedy Central, 2005.

The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2005, 2006.

Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2006.

Square Off, TV Guide Channel, 2006.

"Top 10 TV Spinoffs," TV Land's Top Ten, TV Land, 2006.

Mad TV, Fox, 2006.

Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2006.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2006.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2006.

Howard Stern on Demand (also known as Howard TV on Demand), 2006.

The Megan Mullally Show, syndicated, 2006.

Larry King Live, CNN, 2007.

Himself, "Heads Will Roll," Medium, NBC, 2007.

The Bronx Bunny Show, Starz, 2007.

Also appeared in Bizarre; An Evening at the Improv; The Max Headroom Show; The Merv Griffin Show; Norm Crosby Comedy Show.

Television Work; Series:

Executive producer, Bobby's World, Fox, 1990-98.

Executive producer and creator, The Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys, 1992.

Executive producer, Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies, Showtime, 1994-96.

Executive producer, The Howie Mandel Show, syndicated, 1998.

Executive producer, Hidden Howie (also known as Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance), Bravo, 2003-2005.

Television Work; Specials:

Executive producer, On Location: Howie Mandel, HBO, 1986.

Executive producer, Howie Mandel: Hooray for Howiewould!, Showtime, 1990.

Executive producer and writing supervisor, Howie, 1992.

Executive producer and director, Howie Mandel: Howie Spent Our Summer, 1992.

Executive producer, Howie Mandel on Ice, HBO, 1997.

Television Work; Pilots:

Co-executive producer, Grownups, ABC, 1995.

Producer, Hidden Howie (also known as Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance), 2003.

Television Director; Episodic:

Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies, Showtime, 1994-96.

RECORDINGS

Albums:

Howie Mandel Fits like a Glove, Warner Bros., 1986.

Also recorded The Watusi Tour.

Videos:

Howie Mandel's North American Watusi Tour, Paramount, 1987.

Video Games:

Narrator, The Great Word Adventure, 1995.

Host, Deal or No Deal (also known as Imagination DVD TV Games: "Deal or No Deal"), Imagination Games, 2006.

WRITINGS

Television Specials:

On Location: Howie Mandel, HBO, 1986.

(Uncredited) The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion, 1986.

Howie, 1992.

Howie Mandel on Ice, HBO, 1997.

Television Pilots:

Welcome to the Fun Zone, NBC, 1984.

Television Episodes:

Bobby's World (also based on character created by Mandel), Fox, 1990-98.

The Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys, 1992.

Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies, Showtime, 1994-96.

The Howie Mandel Show, syndicated, 1998.

Hidden Howie (also known as Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance), Bravo, 2003-2005.

OTHER SOURCES

Books:

Newsmakers 1989, Issue 4, Gale, 1989.

Periodicals:

Broadcasting and Cable, June 15, 1998, p. 34.

Entertainment Weekly, November 10, 1995, p. 70.

Hollywood Reporter, October, 1987.

Newsweek, February 27, 2006, p. 66.

Parade, October 4, 1998, p. 30.

People Weekly, March 13, 2006, p. 78.

Electronic:

Howie Mandel Website,http://www.howiemandel.com, October 1, 2007.

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