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Born: July 22, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Profession: Director ...
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1957:
Regular (as actor) on syndicated "Getaway Car" series
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Working director, episodes of "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.", "The Invaders", "Star Trek", "Lassie", "Bonanza"
1966:
Feature debut, "The Spy in the Green Hat" (compilation of episodes of "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."
1968:
First non-compilation feature, "The Hell with Heroes"
1969:
Directed pilot, "The Immortal" (ABC)
1970:
Directed TV-movie "Tribes"
1971:
Director-producer "Longstreet" TV series (ABC)
1972:
Directed "The Man"
1973:
Directed "The Marcus-Nelson Murders," TV-movie which became "Kojak" series
1974:
Helmed "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three"
1977:
Directed "MacArthur" starring Gregory Peck
1980:
Directed "Playing for Time" Fania Fenelon story for CBS; "Amber Waves" for ABC
1981:
Directed first miniseries, "The Manions of America"
1985:
Directed "Love is Never Silent", one of first primetime dramas to employ sign language
1987:
Returned to big screen with "Jaws -- The Revenge"
1989:
Helmmed "Day One" and "The Karen Carpenter Story" for CBS
1990:
Directed Walter Matthau in his TV-movie debut, "The Incident"
1992:
Directed "Miss Rose White" for Hallmark Hall of Fame and NBC
1994:
Helmed both "World War II: When Lions Roared" miniseries for ABC and "Abraham", a TNT miniseries
1995:
Directed "Larry McMurtry's 'Streets of Laredo'" miniseries for CBS
1997:
Directed the HBO movie "Miss Evers' Boys" based on the true story of the US Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments
1999:
Won praise for his direction of the HBO drama "A Lesson Before Dying"
2000:
Directed "For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story" starring Andy Garcia
2001:
Directed "Bojangles" the biography of African-American William "Bojangles" Robinson (Gregory Hines)
2004:
Directed the HBO movie "Something the Lord Made" which details the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock (Alan Rickman) and Vivien Thomas (Mos Def)
2005:
Directed Kenneth Branagh and Cynthia Nixon, as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt in the HBO movie "Warm Springs," which chronicles the life of president Franklin Delano Roosevelt before he became president until his death

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