Jack Shea Biography (1928-)

Born August 1, 1928, in New York, NY; married to Patt Shea (a television writer); children: five. Religion: Catholic. Career: Director, producer, and writer. Former stage manager for NBC, New York City. Founder, withothers, of Radio Television Directors Guild. Catholics in the Media, founderwith Patt Shea and Father Tony Scannel. Military service: Motion picture officer during the Korean War. Member: Directors Guild of America (president, 1997-), United States Catholic Conference Committee for Communications and Catholics in the Media. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination(with Richard McDonough), best directorial achievement-comedy, 1961, for The Bob Hope Buick Show; Emmy Award nomination, best director-comedy series, 1987, for Designing Women. Addresses: Office: Directors Guild of America, 8436 West 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048.; Manager: Freedman,Kinzberg & Broder, 2121 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Director, producer, writer
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August 1, 1928
New York, New York, United States

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