George Stevens, Jr. Biography (1932-)

Full name, George Cooper Stevens, Jr.; born April 3, 1932, in Hollywood, CA;son of George Cooper (a film director) and Yvonne (maiden name, Shevlin) Stevens; married Elizabeth Guest, July 5, 1965; children: Michael Murrow (a producer and director), David Averell; stepchildren: Caroline. Addresses: Agent: Morgan Agency, 129 W. Wilson, Suite 202, Costa Mesa, CA 92627.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Writer, producer, director, motion picture executive, television executive
Birth Details
April 3, 1932
Hollywood, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Producer, Except Where Indicated
  • Specials
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to John Ford, CBS, 1973
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to James Cagney, CBS, 1974
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to Orson Welles, CBS, 1975
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to William Wyler (also known as The 4th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to William Wyler), CBS, 1976
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Bette Davis, CBS, 1977
  • The Stars Salute America's Greatest Movies, CBS, 1977
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Henry Fonda, CBS, 1978
  • Co-producer, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1978
  • America Entertains Vice Premier Deng, PBS, 1979
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Alfred Hitchcock, CBS, 1979
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1979
  • The American Film Institute Salute to James Stewart, CBS, 1980
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1980
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Fred Astaire, CBS, 1981
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1981
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Frank Capra, CBS, 1982
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1982
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1982
  • The American Film Institute Salute to John Huston, CBS, 1983
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1983
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1983
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, CBS, 1984
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1984
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1984
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Gene Kelly, CBS, 1985
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1985
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1985
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Billy Wilder, NBC, 1986
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1986
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1986
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Barbara Stanwyck, ABC, 1987
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1987
  • Executive producer, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1987
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Jack Lemmon, CBS, 1988
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1988
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1988
  • (And executive producer) The American Film Institute Salute to GregoryPeck, 1989
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1989
  • Executive producer, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1989
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1990
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1990
  • The 18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, 1990
  • The 19th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Kirk Douglas, 1991
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1991
  • Executive producer, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1991
  • Executive producer, AFI Salute to Sidney Poitier, NBC, 1992
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1992
  • (And executive producer) The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1992
  • (And executive producer) The American Film Institute Salute to Elizabeth Taylor, 1993
  • The Great Ones: The National Sports Awards, 1993
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1993
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1993
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Jack Nicholson, 1994
  • George Stevens: From D-Day to Berlin, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1994
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1994
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1995
  • Executive producer, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1995
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg (also known as The 23rd American Film Institute Life AchievementAward: A Salute to Steven Spielberg), 1995
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to Clint Eastwood, 1996
  • Executive producer, Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond, UPN, 1996
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1996
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1996
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1997
  • The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS, 1997
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to Martin Scorsese (also known as The 25th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Martin Scorsese), 1997
  • Executive producer, The American Film Institute Salute to Robert Wise, 1998
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1998
  • The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS, 1998
  • Executive producer, America's Millennium, CBS, 1999
  • Executive producer, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1999
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1999
  • Executive producer, Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments, UPN, 1999
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Director, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, 1955
  • Also directed various episodes of Peter Gunn and Phillip Marlowe.
  • Other Television Work
  • Production assistant, Dragnet (series), NBC, 1952
  • Production assistant, Pete Kelly's Blues (series), NBC, 1959
  • Producer, The Murder of Mary Phagan (miniseries), NBC, 1988
  • Director and executive producer, Separate but Equal (miniseries),ABC, 1991
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • The American Film Institute Salute to John Ford, CBS, 1973
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Frank Capra, CBS, 1982
  • The American Film Institute Salute to John Huston, CBS, 1983
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Jack Lemmon, CBS, 1988
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Gregory Peck, 1989
  • The 18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, 1990
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1991
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Elizabeth Taylor, 1993
  • Host and narrator, George Stevens: From D-Day to Berlin, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Host and presenter, The Kennedy Center 25th Anniversary Celebration, PBS, 1996
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Martin Scorsese (also knownas The 25th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Martin Scorsese), 1997
  • Film Producer, Except Where Indicated
  • Production assistant, The D.I., Warner Brothers, 1958
  • Associate producer and director of location scenes, The Diary of AnneFrank, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • Jacqueline Kennedy's Asian Journey, 1962
  • The Five Cities of June, 1963
  • Associate producer, The Greatest Story Ever Told, United Artists,1965
  • John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums, 1966
  • Directed by John Ford, 1971
  • America at the Movies, 1976
  • (And director) George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey, 1985
  • Extract producer, Everybody's All-American, 1988
  • Executive producer, The Thin Red Line, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Specials
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1978
  • America Entertains Vice Premier Deng, PBS, 1979
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Fred Astaire, CBS, 1981
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Frank Capra, CBS, 1982
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1982
  • The American Film Institute Salute to John Huston, CBS, 1983
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, CBS, 1984
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1984
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Gene Kelly, CBS, 1985
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1985
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Billy Wilder, NBC, 1986
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1986
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Barbara Stanwyck, ABC, 1987
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1987
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1987
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Jack Lemmon, CBS, 1988
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1988
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1988
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Gregory Peck, 1989
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1989
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1989
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1990
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1990
  • The 18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, 1990
  • The 19th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Kirk Douglas, 1991
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1991
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1991
  • AFI Salute to Sidney Poitier, NBC, 1992
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1992
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1992
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Elizabeth Taylor, 1993
  • The Great Ones: The National Sports Awards, 1993
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1993
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1993
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Jack Nicholson, 1994
  • George Stevens: From D-Day to Berlin, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1994
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1994
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1995
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1995
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg (also knownas The 23rd American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Steven Spielberg), 1995
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Clint Eastwood, 1996
  • Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond, UPN, 1996
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1996
  • Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1997
  • The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS, 1997
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Martin Scorsese (also knownas The 25th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Martin Scorsese), 1997
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Robert Wise, 1998
  • The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS, 1998
  • America's Millennium, CBS, 1999
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1999
  • Television Miniseries
  • The Murder of Mary Phagan, NBC, 1988
  • Separate but Equal, ABC, 1991
  • Screenplays
  • George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey, 1985

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Television Quarterly, June 16, 1997, spring, 1994, p. 69.
    • Variety, p. 12.

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