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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 22, 1991|
|Born:||March 27, 1921||Cause of Death:||heart failure following a lifelong battle with diabetes|
|Birth Place:||Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Raised in Vancouver, Canada
Wrote, directed and performed in a series of plays that aired under the title, "Imagine, Please" on Vancouver radio station CKWX
Wrote, edited and narrated Oscar-nominated documentary short, "The V-1: Story of the Robot Bomb"
Joined the Canadian Broadcasting Company as a writer, director and producer; wrote plays for CBC series, "Baker's Dozen"
Served with the Canadian Royal Air Force during WWII; wrote Air Force radio scripts and during off hours, wrote and directed radio productions for the BBC
Was producer and director for CBS series, "Studio One"
Performed on "A Farewell to Arms" opposite Helen on radio
Produced and directed CBS series, "Ford Theatre"
Joined MGM as associate to producer Edwin H. Knopf
Directed and wrote first feature film, "Jigsaw"
Produced "Studio One" TV series
Produced and directed TV series, "Life With Father"
Was contributing director and/or producer of TV film series: "Mystery Theatre", "Panic", "Colgate Theatre", "Lux Playhouse", "M Squad", "Thriller", "Hong Kong"
Appointed head of TV drama, CBC
Became executive producer and writer in residence, CBS-TV
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