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Robert Mulligan

Robert Mulligan

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Also Known As: Died: December 19, 2008
Born: August 23, 1925 Cause of Death: heart disease
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Served as a US Marine radio operator during WWII
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Worked in editorial department of THE NEW YORK TIMES during the late 1940s
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Began working as a messenger for CBS-TV
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Directed episodes of such CBS series as "Suspense", "TV Playhouse", and "Playhouse 90"
1955:
Helmed segments of NBC's "The Alcoa Hour"
1956:
Directed "Victor Borge's Comedy in Music (I and II)" (both for CBS)
1957:
Feature film debut as director, "Fear Strikes Out"
1958:
Broadway directing debut, "Comes a Day", starring Judith Anderson
1958:
Produced and directed the CBS telecast of "The Member of the Wedding", adapted from the novel by Carson McCullers
1959:
Won an Emmy for directing NBC's "The Moon and Sixpence", based on the Somerset Maugham novel, starring Anderson and Laurence Olivier; also produced
1962:
With Alan J Pakula, founded Pakula-Mulligan Productions
1962:
Received Oscar nomination as Best Director for "To Kill a Mockingbird"; first Pakula-Mulligan feature
1965:
First feature credit as producer (with Pakula), "Inside Daisy Clover", an underrated Hollywood expose starring Natalie Wood and Robert Redford; also directed
1969:
Dissolved Pakula-Mulligan Productions
1971:
Narrated and directed "Summer of '42"
1972:
Directed and produced "The Other"
1979:
Co-produced and directed "Same Time, Next Year", based on Bernard Slade's two-character Broadway play
1991:
Last feature (to date) as director, "Man in the Moon"

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