Person - Averback, Hy (1920-1997)

Averback, Hy (1920-1997)




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Averback, Hy (1920-1997)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Minnesota (Estados Unidos)  1920-10-21 - 1997-10-14


Hy Averback was an American film director, producer and actor (radio, television and cinema).

He began working as radio announcer in KMPC, and during the Second World War he amused the troops with his comedy and music show "American Forces Network". Around 1952, he filmed "Secret Mission", a show about scape storys from the other side of the curtain. He also worked on television in comedy shows like "The Saturday Night Revue" (1953-1954) or "F Troop" (1960). As film director, he made several movies, highlighting his educatinal film about sexual matters for the young: "The story of life" (1948) and also two movies like "Chamber of horrors" (1966) and "Where Were you when the lights went out?" (1968).

He died the 14th October 1997 in Los Angeles after a cardiac surgery. He was 76 years old.

World War, 1939-1945

Description: Entretuvo a las tropas con su programa de comedia y música en American Forces Network.

Date of the event: 1939 - 1945



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Minnesota (Estados Unidos) in 1920-10-21

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Los Ángeles (California, Estados Unidos) in 1997-10-14

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Biblioteca Nacional de Espa¿a


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