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Also Known As: R. W. Nelson Died: December 21, 1987
Born: August 12, 1916 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Long Island City, New York, USA Profession: director, producer, actor, playwright

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Theater actor and director who began working in TV in the 1950s and made his feature debut with "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962), the film version of a Rod Serling teleplay he had previously directed. Divorced from actress Celeste Holm.

Theater actor and director who began working in TV in the 1950s and made his feature debut with "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962), the film version of a Rod Serling teleplay he had previously directed. Divorced from actress Celeste Holm.

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DIRECTOR:

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  You Can't Go Home Again (1979) Director
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  Lady of the House (1978) Director
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  Embryo (1976) Director
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  The Wilby Conspiracy (1975) Director
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  The Wrath of God (1972) Director
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  Flight of the Doves (1971) Director
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  Soldier Blue (1970) Director
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CAST: (feature film)

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 Soldier Blue (1970) Indian agent
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 Charly (1968) Convention speaker
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 Counterpoint (1968) Belgian officer
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 Lilies of the Field (1963) Mr. Ashton
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Notes

He was a fighter pilot in Air Force during WWII.

He received a Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Columbia University.

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wife:
Celeste Holm. Actor. Divorced.

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