Larry Elikann Biography (1923-)

Full name, Lawrence S. Elikann; born August (some sources say July) 4, 1923,in New York, NY; son of Harry (a costume bead importer) and Sadye (Trause) Elikann; married Corinne Schuman (a corporate executive), December 6, 1947; children: Jo Anne Jarrin, Jill Barad. Career: Television director. National Broadcasting Company (NBC), technical director, 1948-64; VPI-TV, NY, commercial director, 1964-66; Filmex TV, commercial director, 1966-68; Plus Two TV, director, 1968-70. Member of the board of directors at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Museum, and the Scripps Institute. Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, member of research council. Military service: U.S. Army, Signal Corps, 1943-46; became staff sergeant. Member: Directors Guild of America, American Film Institute (member of the board of directors), National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (member of the board of governors, 1961-63), National Historic PreservationSociety, Smithsonian Institution. Awards, Honors: Christopher Awards,1972, 1976, 1978, and 1991; Media Award, Ohio State Film Festival, 1977; awards from the Chicago International Film Festival and the International Film and Television Festival of New York, both 1977; named director of the year, American Center Films for Children, 1978; Emmy Award, 1979; Humanitas Prizes, 1988, 1994, and 1996; Emmy Award nomination, 1989, for I Know My First NameIs Steven; Golden Globe Awards, 1989, 1991, and 1994. Addresses:Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Television director
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August 4, 1923
New York, New York, United States

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