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Also Known As: Bob Parrish Died: December 4, 1995
Born: January 4, 1916 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Columbus, Georgia, USA Profession: director, actor, producer, editor

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Child actor from the late 1920s who appeared in a number of John Ford films before he was enlisted by the director as an assistant editor and sound editor on such classics as "Drums Along the Mowhawk" (1929) and "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940). Parrish went on to contribute his technical talents to a host of highly regarded films and made a promising directorial debut in 1951 with the gripping revenge melodrama, "Cry Danger". His subsequent ouput met with varying success. Son of actress Laura Parrish and brother of actress Helen Parrish.

Child actor from the late 1920s who appeared in a number of John Ford films before he was enlisted by the director as an assistant editor and sound editor on such classics as "Drums Along the Mowhawk" (1929) and "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940). Parrish went on to contribute his technical talents to a host of highly regarded films and made a promising directorial debut in 1951 with the gripping revenge melodrama, "Cry Danger". His subsequent ouput met with varying success. Son of actress Laura Parrish and brother of actress Helen Parrish.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Mississippi Blues (1984) Director
2.
  The Destructors (1974) Director
3.
  Town Called Hell, A (1971) Director
5.
  Duffy (1968) Director
6.
  Casino Royale (1967) Director
7.
  The Bobo (1967) Director
8.
  Up From the Beach (1965) Director
9.
  In the French Style (1963) Director
10.
  The Wonderful Country (1959) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Blue Bayou (1990) Tony
2.
3.
 Dramatic School (1938) Student
4.
 Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938) Second sophomore
5.
 Thin Ice (1937)
6.
 It Could Happen to You (1937) Runner
7.
 One in a Million (1937)
8.
 Up the River (1930)
9.
10.
 The Right To Love (1930) Willie
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1928:
Film acting debut in John Ford's "Four Sons"
1936:
Debut as assistant editor, "Mary of Scotland"
1939:
First credit as sound editor, "Young Mr. Lincoln"
1947:
First credit as feature film editor "Body and Soul"
1951:
Film directorial debut, "Cry Danger"
1967:
One of the five directors of "Casino Royale"
1983:
Co-directed last film with Bertrand Tavernier, "Mississippi Blues"
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wife:
Kathleen Parrish. Survived him.

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mother:
Laura Parrish. Actor.
sister:
Helen Parrish. Actor. Deceased.
son:
Peter Parrish. Survived him.
daughter:
Kathleen Bottijilso. Survived him.
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