skip navigation
Waris Hussein

Waris Hussein

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: December 9, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession:

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Waris Hussein's amazing vision and attention to detail were the driving forces behind his success as a director. Hussein launched his directing career with dramas such as the Shirley MacLaine film "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972). In addition to his other work, at this time Hussein directed a few films such as the comedy "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx" (1970) with Gene Wilder, "Melody" (1971) and the drama "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972) with Shirley MacLaine. To expand his directing experience, Hussein also directed some television shows including "Notorious Woman" (PBS, 1975-76) and "Shoulder to Shoulder" (PBS, 1975-76). Hussein won an Outstanding Directing In a Variety or Music Program Primetime Emmy Award for "Copacabana" in 1986. Most recently, Hussein directed "Her Best Friend's Husband" (Lifetime, 2001-02).

Waris Hussein's amazing vision and attention to detail were the driving forces behind his success as a director. Hussein launched his directing career with dramas such as the Shirley MacLaine film "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972). In addition to his other work, at this time Hussein directed a few films such as the comedy "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx" (1970) with Gene Wilder, "Melody" (1971) and the drama "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972) with Shirley MacLaine. To expand his directing experience, Hussein also directed some television shows including "Notorious Woman" (PBS, 1975-76) and "Shoulder to Shoulder" (PBS, 1975-76). Hussein won an Outstanding Directing In a Variety or Music Program Primetime Emmy Award for "Copacabana" in 1986. Most recently, Hussein directed "Her Best Friend's Husband" (Lifetime, 2001-02).

Filmographyclose complete filmography

DIRECTOR:

1.
3.
  Child's Wish, A (1997) Director
4.
  Sixth Happiness, The (1997) Director
5.
6.
  Murder Between Friends (1994) Director
8.
  Summer House, The (1992) Director
9.
  She Woke Up (1992) Director
10.
  Forbidden Nights (1990) Director

CAST: (feature film)

VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute