Jack Humphrey (producer)

Jack Humphrey (producer)

Jack Humphrey (1932-1987) (born John R. Humphrey on May 20, 1932 in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada) grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was introduced to the entertainment industry by his sister, J.J. McColl, a writer and CBC Radio personality. Humphrey wrote and performed in the radio comedies "Vancouver Scene" and "Two For The Show" for CBC Radio. He also worked for the Vancouver radio station CJOR and later hosted the CBC Television variety show "Parade".

Humphrey relocated to Toronto, Ontario in 1967 where he produced the CBC Radio political satire show "Inside From The Outside" from 1969 to 1975. Humphrey, along with his partner Louis Del Grande, wrote and story edited the CBC Television sitcom, "King of Kensington", eventually going on to become executive producer of the series, which ran from 1975-1980.

Humphrey wrote the pilot for the "Flappers" sitcom and served as executive producer for the series, which ran from 1979 to 1981. He also adapted the CBC Radio series, "Travels With Aunt Jane" into a television sitcom created for especially for actress Jane Mallet. He helped launch the series "Seeing Things" (1981-1987), starring Louis Del Grande. Humphrey developed and executive produced the sitcom "Hangin' In", which ran from 1981-1986.

Humphrey also wrote for and executive produced episodes of "Silver Spoons" and worked as a story consultant for "The Facts of Life".

Jack Humphrey and his wife Sidney had five children, all of whom chose careers in entertainment. Their son, Mark Humphrey, is an actor, and sons, John, Paul, and Andy, are professional musicians. Their daughter, Lesley, is a former Ford model who works as a stage manager.


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