Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Joe Viterelli to Orson Welles
Don Weis Biography (1922-2000)
Born May 13, 1922, in Milwaukee, WI.
- Birth Details
- May 13, 1922
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
- Death Details
- July 26, 2000
- Santa Fe, New Mexico
- PRINCIPAL FILM WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR,UNLESS INDICATED Dialogue director,Body and Soul (also known as An Affair of the Heart), United Artists, 1947.
- (with Abraham Polonsky) Force of Evil, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1948.
- dialogue director, The Red Pony, Republic, 1949.
- dialogue director, Champion, United Artists, 1949.
- dialogue director, Home of the Brave, United Artists, 1949.
- dialogue director, The Men (also known as Battle Stripe), United Artists,1950.
- Bannerline, MGM, 1951.
- It's a Big Country, MGM, 1951.
- Just This Once, MGM, 1952.
- You for Me, MGM, 1952.
- The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, MGM, 1953.
- Half a Hero, MGM, 1953.
- I Love Melvin, MGM, 1953.
- Remains to Be Seen, MGM, 1953.
- A Slight Case of Larceny, MGM, 1953.
- Adventures of Hajji Baba, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954.
- Ride the High Iron, Columbia, 1956.
- The Gene Krupa Story (also known as Drum Crazy), Columbia, 1959.
- Critic's Choice, Warner Brothers, 1963.
- Looking for Love, MGM, 1964.
- Pajama Party, American International, 1964.
- Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, American International, 1966.
- King's Pirate, Universal, 1967.
- Did You Hear the One about the Traveling Saleslady?, Universal, 1968.
- Zero to Sixty (also known as Repo), First Artists, 1978.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR SERIES
- Dear Phoebe, NBC, 1954-55.
- (with Stanley Z. Cherry) McKeever and the Colonel, NBC, 1962-63.
- Skip Taylor, syndicated, 1953.
- Papa Said No, CBS, 1958.
- Secrets of the Old Bailey, CBS, 1958.
- Head of the Family (broadcast as an episode of Comedy Spot), CBS, 1960.
- Lollipop Louie, ABC, 1963.
- Off We Go, CBS, 1966.
- Riddle at 24,000, NBC, 1974.
- Flo's Place, NBC, 1976.
- The Millionaire, CBS, 1978.
- The Dooley Brothers, CBS, 1979.
- Quick and Quiet, CBS, 1981.
- Hard Knocks, ABC, 1981.
- "The Joker Is Wild" and "Batman Gets Riled," Batman, ABC, 1966.
- "Hot off the Griddle" and "The Cat and the Fiddle," Batman, ABC, 1967.
- Paris 7000, ABC, 1970.
- M*A*S*H, CBS, 1972-78.
- "The Vampire," "The Werewolf," "Fire-Fall," and "The Trevi Collection," Kolchak: The Night Stalker, ABC, 1974.
- Planet of the Apes, CBS, 1974.
- Matt Helm, ABC, 1975.
- Spencer's Pilots, CBS, 1976.
- The Andros Targets, CBS, 1977.
- The San Pedro Beach Bums, ABC, 1977.
- Kingston: Confidential, NBC, 1977.
- Delta House, ABC, 1979.
- The Six O'Clock Follies, NBC, 1980.
- Lottery!, ABC, 1983.
- Eye to Eye, ABC, 1985.
- MacGyver, ABC, 1985.
- Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1985.
- The New Mike Hammer (two episodes), CBS, 1986.
- Remington Steele, NBC, 1986.
- Buck James, ABC, 1987.
- Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1987.
- The Wizard, CBS, 1987.
- Simon and Simon, CBS, 1988.
- Murphy's Law, ABC, 1988 and 1989.
- Also Starsky and Hutch, ABC; T.J. Hooker, ABC; The Bob Hope Chrysler Theater, NBC; Burke's Law, ABC; Casablanca, ABC; Checkmate, CBS; It Takes a Thief, ABC; The Patty Duke Show, ABC; Roll Out!, CBS; The Survivors (also known asHarold Robbins' "The Survivors"), ABC; The Virginian, NBC; The Barbary Coast, ABC; Baretta, ABC; Bring 'em Back Alive, CBS; Cagney and Lacey, CBS; Charlie's Angels, ABC; CHiPs,NBC; Code Red, ABC; (also producer) Fantasy Island, ABC; Flamingo Road, NBC; Happy Days, ABC; Harry O, ABC; Hawaii Five-O, CBS; Ironside, NBC; The Love Boat, ABC; Mannix, CBS; Bronk, CBS; Petrocelli,NBC; TheMagician, NBC; The Courtship of Eddie's Father, ABC; Wagon Train; Alfred Hitchcock Presents; The Jack Benny Program; Command Performance.
- The Longest Hundred Miles, NBC, 1967.
- Now You See It, Now You Don't, NBC, 1968.
- The Munsters' Revenge, NBC, 1981.
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