John Guedel, (Oct. 9, 1913, Portland, Indiana – Dec. 14, 2001, Los Angeles, California) was a 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.
In 1957-1959 he was married to actress Helen Parrish.
- Douglas, Martin (2001-12-24). "John Guedel, 88, Producer Who Shaped Early Television". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
- Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3. P. 150.
- Guedel, Heidi (2003). Animatrix – a Female Animator: How Laughter Saved My Life. iUniverse. ISBN 978-0595287307.
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