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Born: August 3, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Profession: director, producer, drama professor

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Elliot Silverstein directed numerous TV productions and scored with his second feature, the Western spoof, "Cat Ballou" (1965), that featured an uncharacteristically humorous dual Oscar-winning performance by Lee Marvin. The director's most notable subsequent film was the lively Richard Harris vehicle, "A Man Called Horse" (1970).

Elliot Silverstein directed numerous TV productions and scored with his second feature, the Western spoof, "Cat Ballou" (1965), that featured an uncharacteristically humorous dual Oscar-winning performance by Lee Marvin. The director's most notable subsequent film was the lively Richard Harris vehicle, "A Man Called Horse" (1970).

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Flashfire (1994) Director
3.
  Rich Men, Single Women (1990) Director
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  Night of Courage (1987) Director
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  Fight for Life (1987) Director
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  Betrayed by Innocence (1986) Director
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  Car, The (1977) Director
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  A Man Called Horse (1970) Director
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  The Happening (1967) Director
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  Cat Ballou (1965) Director

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 50 Years of Action! (1986) Himself
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Taught at Theater Arts Department of Brandeis University
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Began directing plays for TV
1962:
Feature film directing debut, "Belle Sommers"; originally made as a TV pilot starring Anne Francis
1965:
Directed best known feature, "Cat Ballou"
1977:
Produced and directed "The Car"
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Education

Boston College: Boston , Massachusetts -
School of Drama, Yale University: New Haven , Connecticut -

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