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Irvin Kershner (April 29, 1923 – November 27, 2010) was an American film director and occasional actor, best known for directing quirky, independent films early in his career, and then Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Irvin Kershner (April 29, 1923 – November 27, 2010) was an American film director and occasional actor, best known for directing quirky, independent films early in his career, and then Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Irvin Kershner , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1923-04-29

Day of Death 2010-11-27

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1994 seaQuest DSV (3 episodes)Director
1990 RoboCop 2 Director
1989 Traveling Man Director
1985 Amazing Stories (1 episode)Director
1983 Never Say Never Again Director
1980 The Empire Strikes Back Director
1978 Eyes of Laura Mars Director
1976 The Return of a Man Called Horse Director
1976 Raid on Entebbe Director
1974 S*P*Y*S Director
1972 Up the Sandbox Director
1970 Loving Director
1967 The Flim-Flam Man Director
1966 A Fine Madness Director
1964 Face in the Rain Director
1964 The Luck of Ginger Coffey Director
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)Director
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)Director
1961 Cain's Hundred (1 episode)Director
1961 The Hoodlum Priest Director
1959 The Rebel (30 episodes)Director
1959 The Young Captives Director
1958 Naked City (2 episodes)Director
1958 Stakeout on Dope Street Director

Acting

2014 Being and Becoming as himself
2011 A Conversation with The Masters: The Empire Strikes Back 30 Years Later as Himself
2005 Berkeley as Statistics Professor
2005 Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema as Himself
2004 When Star Wars Ruled the World as Himself
2004 Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy as Himself
1995 Angus as Mr. Stoff
1994 On Deadly Ground as Walters
1988 The Last Temptation of Christ as Zebedee
1980 The Making of The Empire Strikes Back
1980 Star Wars: Music by John Williams as Himself

Writing

1958 Stakeout on Dope Street Screenplay

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