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||April 15, 2012
||November 21, 1919
||Cause of Death:
||New York City, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Served in U.S. Air Force during WWII
Worked as an actor and puppeteer with the Berkeley Marionettes
Was stage manager and associate director at NBC TV
Began working as a freelance director on TV
Directed episodes of legal drama "The Defenders" (CBS)
Directed first feature, "Marlowe"
Directed episodes of "All in the Family" (CBS), including the 1977 episode titled "Edith's 50th Birthday"
Helmed episodes of the spin-off series "Archie Bunker's Place" (CBS)
Directed the pilot episode of "Alice" (CBS)
Executive produced and directed the CBS sitcom "Mama Malone"
Directed and served as supervising producer of "The Golden Girls" (NBC)
Directed screen adaptation of "Torch Song Trilogy," written by Harvey Fierstein
Executive produced and directed episodes (including pilot) of the CBS sitcom "Bagdad Cafe"
Received the French Festival Internationelle Programmes Audiovisuelle at Cannes
Helmed ABC presentation of Neil Simon's play "Broadway Bound"
Directed TNT adaptation of "The Heidi Chronicles," based on a play by Wendy Wasserstein and starring Jamie Lee Curtis