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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

Gender Male

Known Credits 31

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 2Director
1985 Amazing Stories(1 episode)Director
1983 Never Say Never AgainDirector
1980 The Empire Strikes BackDirector
1978 Eyes of Laura MarsDirector
1976 The Return of a Man Called HorseDirector
1976 Raid on EntebbeDirector
1974 S*P*Y*SDirector
1972 Up the SandboxDirector
1970 LovingDirector
1967 The Flim-Flam ManDirector
1966 A Fine MadnessDirector
1964 Face in the RainDirector
1964 The Luck of Ginger CoffeyDirector
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre(1 episode)Director
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)Director
1961 Cain's Hundred(1 episode)Director
1961 The Hoodlum PriestDirector
1959 The Rebel(30 episodes)Director
1959 The Young CaptivesDirector
1958 Naked City(2 episodes)Director
1958 Stakeout on Dope StreetDirector

Acting

2014 Etre et devenir as himself
2011 A Conversation with The Masters: The Empire Strikes Back 30 Years Later as Himself
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

Writing

1958 Stakeout on Dope StreetScreenplay

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