Michael Pressman Biography (1950-)

Born July 1, 1950, in New York, NY; son of David (a theatre and television director) and Sasha (a dancer; maiden name, Katz) Pressman. Addresses: Office: Angellotti Co., 12413 Ventura Court, Suite 200, Studio City, CA 91604-2410.; Agent: William Morris Agency, Inc., 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, producer, actor
Birth Details
July 1, 1950
New York, New York

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (also known as Dynamite Woman), New World, 1976
  • The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training, Paramount, 1977
  • Boulevard Nights, Warner Bros., 1977
  • Those Lips, Those Eyes, United Artists, 1980
  • Some Kind of Hero, 1981 Paramount, 1982
  • Dr. Detroit, Universal, 1983
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, New LineCinema, 1991
  • To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, Triumph Films, 1996
  • Film Producer
  • Those Lips, Those Eyes, United Artists, 1980
  • Lake Placid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • News manager, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, New Line Cinema, 1991
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Co-executive producer, Picket Fences, CBS, beginning 1992.
  • Producer and executive consultant, Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994
  • Executive producer, The Guardian, CBS, 2001
  • Also executive producer of the series Michael Hayes.
  • Specials
  • Director, On Our Way, CBS, 1985
  • Director, "And the Children Shall Lead," WonderWorks, PBS, 1985
  • Producer, The Eighties, NBC, 1989
  • Senior producer, Childhood in America, PBS, 1991
  • Producer, "Children of Divorce," Families in Crisis (also known asBrokaw Report), NBC, 1992
  • Producer, "Norwood Ohio USA," The Lost Generation (also known as Brokaw Report), NBC, 1992
  • Producer, "The Violent Media," America the Violent, NBC, 1992
  • Producer, A Day at the White House, NBC, 1993
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • Like Mom, Like Me, CBS, 1978
  • The Imposter, ABC, 1984
  • Final Jeopardy, NBC, 1985
  • The Christmas Gift, CBS, 1986
  • Sirens, CBS, 1987
  • Haunted by Her Past (also known as Secret Passions), NBC, 1987
  • To Heal a Nation, NBC, 1988
  • Shootdown, NBC, 1988
  • The Revenge of Al Capone (also known as Capone), NBC, 1989
  • Incident at Dark River (also known as Dark River--A Father's Revenge and The Smell of Money), TNT, 1989
  • (And producer) Man against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders, NBC, 1989
  • Joshua's Heart, NBC, 1990
  • Quicksand: No Escape, USA Network, 1992
  • Miracle Child (also known as Miracle at Clements Pond), NBC, 1993
  • Saint Maybe, CBS, 1998
  • A Season for Miracles, CBS, 1999
  • Pilots
  • Private Sessions, NBC, 1985
  • Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994
  • Episodic
  • The Guardian, CBS, 2001
  • Also directed episodes of Boston Public, Fox; Picket Fences, CBS; and The Practice, ABC.
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Dr. Marvin Rosenweig, "With the Greatest of Ease," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994
  • Other
  • Ophthalmologist, Baby M (miniseries), ABC, 1988
  • Bernie, Man against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (movie), NBC, 1989
  • The Revenge of Al Capone (movie; also known as Capone), NBC, 1989

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