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Born: July 13, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: producer, director, writer, critic

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Producer-writer-director of mainly TV-movies, usually of a substantive nature, Linda Yellen had a knack for attracting the kind of celebrated talent that did not often work in TV to her projects. As a result, she also often found herself in occasional brouhahas over that very talent.

Producer-writer-director of mainly TV-movies, usually of a substantive nature, Linda Yellen had a knack for attracting the kind of celebrated talent that did not often work in TV to her projects. As a result, she also often found herself in occasional brouhahas over that very talent.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Simian Line, The (2000) Director
3.
  End of Summer (1997) Director
4.
  Parallel Lives (1994) Director
5.
  Chantilly Lace (1993) Creator
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  Chantilly Lace (1993) Director
8.
  Looking Up (1977) Director
9.
  Northern Lights (1997) Director

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1971:
While attending to her own post-graduate studies, Yellen taught film classes at Columbia and Yale; also wrote reviews for THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
1978:
Produced and directed first feature, "Looking Up"
1979:
Produced first TV-movie, "Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure"
1980:
Created brouhaha by casting Vanessa Redgrave in "Playing for Time" (CBS)
1982:
Co-wrote TV-movie, "The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana"
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Partner in Chrysallis-Yellen Productions
1985:
Directed first TV-movie, "Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number"
1988:
Principal in Linda Yellen Prods.
1993:
Produced and directed improvised "Chantilly Lace" for Showtime
1994:
Directed improvised TV-movie "Parallel Lives" for Showtime
2000:
Helmed "The Simian Line"; screened at the Palm Springs Filml Festival
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Education

Barnard College: New York , New York - 1969
Columbia University: New York , New York - 1972
Columbia University: New York , New York - 1974
Columbia University: New York , New York - 1974

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father:
Seymour Yellen. Pharmacist, co-owner of the pharmacy at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
mother:
Bernice Hannah Yellen. Actor, singer.

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