David Susskind
Date of Birth
Dec 19, 1920
Birth Place:
New York City, NY

Biography

Considered a key figure in the development of television talk shows, distinguished talk-show host/moderator David Susskind started out as a press agent for Warner Bros. studios. Before founding Talent Associates in 1948, Susskind was a talent agent for MCA. In the early '50s, Susskind became a television producer and became known for producing some of the decade's finest television plays. In 1958,...