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Also Known As: Alan David Yorkin Died:
Born: February 22, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: director, producer

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Yorkin first made his name as a director and producer of TV comedy and variety shows in the 1950s. In 1959 he teamed up with Norman Lear to found Tandem Productions and made his feature directing debut four years later with the Neil Simon adaptation "Come Blow Your Horn" (1963).Yorkin has directed several first-rate comedies (usually produced by Lear), notably "Start the Revolution Without Me" (1970); he was also responsible for the finely observed family drama, "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985). His TV hits with Lear include "All in the Family" (1971-79) and the seminal black family sitcom, "Good Times" (1974-79).

Yorkin first made his name as a director and producer of TV comedy and variety shows in the 1950s. In 1959 he teamed up with Norman Lear to found Tandem Productions and made his feature directing debut four years later with the Neil Simon adaptation "Come Blow Your Horn" (1963).

Yorkin has directed several first-rate comedies (usually produced by Lear), notably "Start the Revolution Without Me" (1970); he was also responsible for the finely observed family drama, "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985). His TV hits with Lear include "All in the Family" (1971-79) and the seminal black family sitcom, "Good Times" (1974-79).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Love Hurts (1990) Director
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  Arthur 2: On The Rocks (1988) Director
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  Twice in A Lifetime (1985) Director
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  Inspector Clouseau (1968) Director
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  Divorce American Style (1967) Director
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  Never Too Late (1965) Director
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  Come Blow Your Horn (1963) Director
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CAST: (feature film)

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 For The Boys (1991) Phil
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1942:
Served in US Navy
1949:
Hired by NBC-TV engineering department
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Began producing and directing variety shows in 1950s
1959:
Co-founded Tandem Productions with Norman Lear
1974:
Formed Bud Yorkin Productions (TV)
1985:
Directed, produced and distributed (in USA) the feature "Twice in a Lifetime" through The Yorkin Company
1990:
Last feature as director "Love Hurts"
1994:
Served as producer on "Intersection", starring Richard Gere and Sharon Stone
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Education

Carnegie-Mellon University: Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania -
Columbia University: New York , New York -

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wife:
Peg Yorkin. Divorced.
wife:
Cynthia Sikes. Actor. Co-starred on "St. Elsewhere".

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daughter:
Jessica Anne Yorkin. Born November 3, 1992.
son:
Michael Alan Yorkin. Born December 8, 1994.

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