Guedel, John

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Guedel, John Gender: M
John Bimel Guedel
born on 9 October 1913 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Portland, Indiana, 40n26, 84w59
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°41' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°19 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 17°26'


American radio and television producer who co-created and produced Art Linkletter's and Groucho Marx's most important and successful broadcast properties, including You Bet Your Life and People Are Funny. He also created The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and is sometimes credited with the first singing radio commercial in 1937. He was a producer for The Charlotte Greenwood Show on radio.

Earlier in his career, he wrote for Hal Roach Studios, including work on the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang series. In the 1946 film People Are Funny, Guedel was portrayed by actor Phillip Reed.

From 1957 to 1959 he was married to actress Helen Parrish. He died on 14 December 2001 in Los Angeles, California, aged 88.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Radio and TV)