Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Howard W. Koch Biography (1916-)
Addresses: Office: Howard Koch Productions, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90048.
- film, television producer
- Birth Details
- April 11, 1916
- New York
Principal Film Work
- executive producer--X-15, 1961, Sergeants Three, 1962, Manchurian Candidate, 1962, Come Blow Your Horn, 1963, Robin andthe Seven Hoods, 1964, None but the Brave, 1965, For Those WhoThink Young, 1964, The President's Analyst, 1967, Dragon-slayer, 1981; producer--Warpaint, Beachead, Yellow Tomahawk, Desert Sands, 1955, Fort Yuma, 1955, Quincannon: Frontier Scout, 1956, Ghost Town, 1956, Broken Star, 1956, Crimes Against Joe, 1956, Three Bad Sisters, 1956, Emergency Hospital, 1956, Rebel in Town, 1956, The Black Sleep, 1956, Pharaoh's Curse, 1957, Tomahawk Train, 1957, Revolt at Fort Laramie, 1957,War Drums, 1957, VooDoo Island, 1957, Hellbound, 1957,The Dalton Girls, 1957, The Odd Couple, 1968, On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever, 1970, Plaza Suite, 1971, Star Spangled Girl, 1971, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, 1972, Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough, 1975, Some Kind of Hero, 1982, Airplane II: The Sequel, 1982.
- Howard W. Koch Productions--A New Leaf, 1971; Airplane, 1980; Airplane II: The Sequel; producer/director--Badge 373, 1973;director--Big House USA, 1955, Shield for Murder, Jungle Heat,1957, Fort Bowie, 1958, Violent Road, 1958, Untamed Youth, 1957, Frankenstein 1970, 1958, Andy Hardy Comes Home, 1958,Girl in Black Stockings, 1957, The Last Mile, 1959, Born Reckless, 1959.
Principal Television Work
- Directed segments--Miami Undercover, Hawaiian Eye, Cheyenne, Maverick,Lawman, The Untouchables; produced specials--The Academy Awards,1972, 73, 75, 76, 78, 80, 82, 83, Ol' Blue Eyes is Back, 1973, Oscar's Best Actors, Oscar's Best Movies, Who Loves Ya Baby, 1976, On the Road with Bing, 1977, The Pirate, (movies for television), 1978.
- Second assistant director, The Keys of the Kingdom, Universal Pictures, followed by first assistant directorships with Joseph Mankiewicz, Mervyn Leroy, William Wellman, Tay Garnett and Clarence Brown; assistant directorat United Artists, with Aubrey Schenck formed Bel Air Productions; vice-president production for Frank Sinatra, 1961-64; head of production, Paramount Studios, 1964-66.
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