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O. Kitty," The Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse, CBS, 1958; host, "The Desilu Revue," The Westinghouse Desilu 32 CONTEMPORARY THEATRE, FILM, AND TELEVISION • Volume 8 BALLARD Fame, Happy NBC, ment, 1989. A. with Chevrolet, CBS; Lineup, CBS; December Bride, CBS; Those Whiting Girls, CBS; Whirlybird, syndicated; The Milton Eerie Show, ABC; Body Language. Movies: Florabelle, Stone Pillow, NBC, 1986. Fox, 1987; America's Tribute to Bob Hope, NBC, 1988; Birthday Bob—50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC, 1988; Hollywood: The Golden Years, Arts and Entertain1988; 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK—Series: Producer (with Desi Arnaz), / Love Lucy, CBS, 1951-57; executive producer and producer (with Arnaz), The Lucy Show, CBS, 1962-68.

Metro-GoldwynMayer/United Artists (MGM/UA), 1981; Blue Thunder, Columbia, 1983; WarGames, MGM/UA, 1983; American Flyers, Warner Brothers, 1985; Short Circuit, Tri-Star, 1986; (also executive producer) Stakeout, Buena Vista, 1987; executive producer, Disorganized Crime, Buena Vista, 1989; Bird on a Wire, Universal, 1990. S. citizen, 1950; son of Henry Lee and Mary lola (Hewitt) Badham; married Bonnie Sue Hughes, December 28, 1967 (divorced, 1979); married Jan Speck, 1983 (divorced, 1990); children: Kelly MacDonald (first marriage).

Et les autres (also known as Vincent, Francois, Paul, and the Others), Gaumont, 1974; Cecile, Comment reussir dans la vie quand on est con et pleurnichard (also known as How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby), Gaumont, 1974; Claire, Le Cri du couer (also known as Cry of the Heart), Films la Boetie/CIC, 1974. RELATED CAREER—Company member, New Theatre for Now, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, 1969-70; board of directors, California Theatre Council, 1984—; theatre panelist, National Endowment for the Arts, 1988—; founding member, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA; founding member, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles; founding member, Classic Theatre Works, Los Angeles; acting teacher, University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco State University, and Juilliard School of Music and Drama.

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