Skitch Henderson

Skitch Henderson

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1918-01-27 · Deathday: 2005-11-01 (87 years old)

2 Movies · 4 TV shows

Biography

Lyle Russell Cedric "Skitch" Henderson (January 27, 1918 – November 1, 2005) was a pianist, conductor, and composer. His nickname "Skitch" came from his ability to "re-sketch" a song in a different key and Bing Crosby suggested that he should use the name professionally.

Personal Life

Henderson married movie actress and television personality Faye Emerson in 1950. They were divorced seven years later. He then married Ruth Einsiedel in 1958 and raised two children, Hans and Heidi. Hans was married to Sandra Watson for 18 years, before divorcing in 2000. Heidi was married to actor William Hurt from 1989 to 1992, and they have two sons. Skitch and Ruth Henderson owned and operated "The Silo," a renowned store, art gallery, and cooking school in New Milford, Connecticut from 1972 until his death.In 2003 Ruth and Skitch Henderson co-founded the Hunt Hill Farm Trust, an effort to preserve their farm's land and buildings and to celebrate Americana in music, art and literature through the creation of a living museum. Henderson died of natural causes on November 1, 2005 at 87.

Movies & TV shows

2006.

1 Movie
Carson Country

Carson Country

2006
It's an all star, all American country line-up! We've opened the vaults and re-discovered treasured memories with Johnny's favorite country stars! Includes musical performances from The Judds, Dwight...

1968.

1 TV show
TV
The Dick Cavett Show

The Dick Cavett Show

1968
The Dick Cavett Show is a talk show hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks.

1965.

1 TV show
TV
Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo

1965
Hullabaloo is an American musical variety series that ran on NBC from January 12, 1965 through August 29, 1966. Similar to Shindig! it ran in prime time in contrast to ABC's American Bandstand.

1963.

1 Movie
Act One

Act One

1963
The career of playwright Moss Hart is told in this story. Moss is a comedy writer. He has a series of failures before a meeting with George S. Kaufman's fortunes don't stay the same.

1962.

1 TV show
TV
The Match Game

The Match Game

1962
The MATCH GamE (1962) is New to Mark Goodson-Bill Todman and NBC-TV is Based on The Parlor Game at Sardi's Restaurant in 1937 and in 1962, It Became A Reality of A Game Show on NBC-TV Daytime at 4:00-...

1950.

1 TV show
TV
Your Show of Shows

Your Show of Shows

1950
Your Show of Shows was a live 90-minute variety show that was broadcast weekly in the United States on NBC, from February 25, 1950, until June 5, 1954, featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Other fe...
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