Burt Sugarman

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Burt Sugarman
Born Burton Roy Sugarman
(1939-01-04) January 4, 1939 (age 75)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Producer
Spouse(s) Pauline Schur (1957-1961)(divorced)
Carol Wayne (1975-1980)(divorced)
Mary Hart (1989-present)

Burton Roy "Burt" Sugarman (born January 4, 1939) is an American television producer[1] best known for producing the 1970s game show Celebrity Sweepstakes and The Richard Pryor Show.


He also produced The Midnight Special and The Wizard of Odds in the 1970s.

Sugarman has also produced the motion pictures Kiss Me Goodbye, Extremities and Children of a Lesser God. He was the executive producer of the film Crimes of the Heart in 1986 and television series The Newlywed Game 1988. He was also part owner of Barris Industries (later known as the Guber-Peters Entertainment Company) before it was sold to Sony in 1989.

Personal life[edit]

Sugarman married Mary Hart in 1989; they have one son.[2] He had previously been married to Pauline Schur and to the late actress Carol Wayne and was engaged to Ann-Margret in 1962.


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