Jeannot Szwarc Biography (1939-)

Born November 21, 1939, in Paris, France; married Cara de Menaul (a film production coordinator); children: one son. Addresses: Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 West Sunset Blvd., #900, Los Angeles, CA 90069-0744.

Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, producer, writer
Birth Details
November 21, 1939
Paris, France

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • Extreme Close-Up (also known as Sex through a Window), 1973
  • Bug (also known as Hesphaestus Plague), Paramount, 1975
  • Jaws II, Universal, 1978
  • Somewhere in Time, Universal, 1980
  • Enigma, Embassy, 1982
  • Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), TriStar, 1984
  • Santa Claus--The Movie (also known as Santa Claus), TriStar, 1985
  • Grand Larceny, 1987
  • Honor Bound, 1988
  • Mountain of Diamonds (also known as Burning Shore, LadyDiamond, and La montagna dei diamanti), 1991
  • L'vengeance d'une blonde (also known as Revenge of a Blonde), 1994
  • Hercule et Sherlock, 1996
  • Les soeurs soleil, 1997
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, The Making of "Jaws 2," Universal Pictures Home Video, 2001
  • (Uncredited) Himself, John Williams: The Music of Jaws 2, Universal Pictures Home Video, 2001
  • Television Director
  • Series
  • Night Gallery (also known as Rod Serling's Night Gallery),NBC, 1970-1973
  • Episodic
  • The Virginian, NBC, 1962
  • Ironside (also known as The Raymond Burr Show), NBC, 1967
  • Marcus Welby, MD (also known as Robert Young, Family Doctor), ABC, 1969
  • Paris 7000, ABC, 1970
  • The Men from Shiloh, 1970
  • The Man and the City, ABC, 1971
  • Alias Smith and Jones, ABC, 1971
  • Sarge, NBC, 1972
  • The New Adventures of Perry Mason, CBS, 1973
  • The Six-Million-Dollar Man, ABC, 1973
  • Toma, ABC, 1973
  • "Conspiracy of Fear," Kojak, CBS, 1973
  • "Dead on His Feet," Kojak, CBS, 1974
  • "Mojo," Kojak, CBS, 1974
  • "Queen of the Gypsies," Kojak, CBS, 1975
  • "2 Into 5.56 Won't Go," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1975
  • Baretta, ABC, 1975
  • "New Georgia on My Mind," Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as Black Sheep Squadron), 1976
  • "So Help Me God," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1976
  • "New Life, Old Dragons," The Rockford Files (also known as JimRockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1977
  • "Last Defender of Camelot," Twilight Zone, 1986
  • "Red Snow," Twilight Zone, 1986
  • "Home Invasions," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • "Marooned," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • "Blowing Smoke," The Practice, ABC, 2000
  • "Officers of the Court," The Practice, ABC, 2000
  • "Mr. Hinks Goes to Town," The Practice, ABC, 2000
  • "Girls' Night Out," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • "Don't Go Changin'," Providence, NBC, 2000
  • "Poor Richard's Almanac," The Practice, ABC, 2001
  • "Hats Off to Larry," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001
  • "Blown Away," Philly, ABC, 2001
  • Also directed episodes of It Takes a Thief; JAG; Seven Days (also known as Seven Days: The Series), UPN.
  • Movies
  • The Weekend Nun (also known as Matter of the Heart), ABC, 1972
  • Night of Terror, ABC, 1972
  • A Summer without Boys, ABC, 1973
  • You'll Never See Me Again, ABC, 1973
  • Lisa, Bright and Dark, 1973
  • The Devil's Daughter, ABC, 1973
  • Columbo: Lovely But Lethal, 1973
  • Crime Club, CBS, 1975
  • The Hazard's People, CBS, 1976
  • Code Name: Diamond Head, NBC, 1977
  • The Murders in the Rue Morgue, CBS, 1986
  • Chase-Have a Nice Night, 1989
  • Prigioniera di una vendetta (also known as Maximum Exposure), 1990
  • The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise, CBS, 1995
  • Schrecklicher Verdacht, 1995
  • Laura, 1995
  • The Rockford Files: If the Frame Fits ... , CBS, 1996
  • Television Work
  • Pilots
  • Production assistant, Code Name: Heraclitus, NBC, 1967
  • (With Melville Shavelson) True Life Stories, ABC, 1981
  • Television Director
  • Specials
  • The Small Miracle, NBC, 1973
  • Supergirl: The Making of the Movie, 1985
  • Television Associate Producer
  • Series
  • Worked on Chrysler Theatre; Ironside (also known as TheRaymond Burr Show).
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Episodes
  • Wrote episodes of It Takes a Thief.

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