Biography

Richard Leland Bare (August 12, 1913 – March 28, 2015) was an American director, producer, and screenwriter of television shows and short films.

Born in Turlock, California, he attended USC School of Cinematic Arts where he directed his most notable student film, The Oval Portrait, an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's story. He became notable post-graduation for writing and directing the Joe McDoakes series of short films for Warner Brothers between 1942 and 1956, featuring George O'Hanlon in the title role.

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Richard Leland Bare (August 12, 1913 – March 28, 2015) was an American director, producer, and screenwriter of television shows and short films.

Born in Turlock, California, he attended USC School of Cinematic Arts where he directed his most notable student film, The Oval Portrait, an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's story. He became notable post-graduation for writing and directing the Joe McDoakes series of short films for Warner Brothers between 1942 and 1956, featuring George O'Hanlon in the title role.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 102

Birthday 1913-08-12

Day of Death 2015-03-28

Place of Birth Turlock, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Richard Leland Bare
  • Richard Bare
  • Richard L.Bare

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Beulah (2 episodes)Director
1975 Westwind (5 episodes)Director
1974 Run, Joe, Run (2 episodes)Director
1973 Faraday and Company (1 episode)Director
1973 Wicked, Wicked Director
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)Director
1970 Nanny and the Professor (2 episodes)Director
1968 I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew Director
1965 Green Acres (169 episodes)Director
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)Director
1963 Petticoat Junction (35 episodes)Director
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)Director
1962 The Gallant Men (1 episode)Director
1962 The Virginian (6 episodes)Director
1961 Bus Stop (2 episodes)Director
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)Director
1960 The Islanders (1 episode)Director
1960 This Rebel Breed Director
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)Director
1959 The Twilight Zone (7 episodes)Director
1958 77 Sunset Strip (6 episodes)Director
1958 Girl on the Run Director
1958 Lawman (2 episodes)Director
1958 Decision (1 episode)Director
1957 Tombstone Territory (3 episodes)Director
1957 Maverick (11 episodes)Director
1957 Sugarfoot (1 episode)Director
1957 Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend Director
1956 Broken Arrow (11 episodes)Director
1956 So Your Wife Wants to Work Director
1956 So You Want to Play the Piano Director
1956 So You Want to Be Pretty Director
1956 So You Think the Grass is Greener Director
1955 So You Want to Be a Policeman Director
1955 So You Want to Be a V.P. Director
1955 Casablanca (1 episode)Director
1955 Cheyenne (22 episodes)Director
1955 So You Want a Model Railroad Director
1955 So You Want to Be on a Jury Director
1955 So You Want to Be a Gladiator Director
1955 So You Don't Trust Your Wife Director
1954 So You Want to Know Your Relatives Director
1954 So You're Taking in a Roomer Director
1954 Lassie (3 episodes)Director
1954 So You Want to Be a Banker Director
1954 So You Want to Go to a Nightclub Director
1954 So You Want to Be Your Own Boss Director
1954 So You're Having Neighbor Trouble Director
1953 So You Want to Be an Heir Director
1953 Prisoners of the Casbah Director
1953 So You Think You Can't Sleep Director
1953 Topper (1 episode)Director
1953 So You Love Your Dog Director
1953 So You Want a Television Set Director
1953 So You Want to Learn to Dance Director
1953 So You Want to Be a Musician Director
1952 So You Want to Wear the Pants Director
1952 So You're Going to the Dentist Director
1952 So You Never Tell a Lie Director
1952 So You Want to Go to a Convention Director
1952 So You Want to Enjoy Life Director
1952 So You Want to Get It Wholesale Director
1951 So You Want to Be a Plumber Director
1951 So You Want to Be a Bachelor Director
1951 So You Want to Be a Paper Hanger Director
1951 So You Want to Be a Cowboy Director
1951 The Screen Director Director
1951 So You Want to Be a Handyman Director
1950 Hurricane at Pilgrim Hill Director
1950 So You Want a Raise Director
1950 So You Want to Move Director
1950 So You Want to Hold Your Husband Director
1950 Return of the Frontiersman Director
1950 This Side of the Law Director
1950 So You Think You're Not Guilty Director
1950 So You Want to Throw a Party Director
1950 So You're Going to Have an Operation Director
1949 So You Want to Be an Actor Director
1949 So You Want to Get Rich Quick Director
1949 The House Across the Street Director
1949 So You're Having In-Law Trouble Director
1949 So You Want to Be a Muscle Man Director
1949 So You Want to Be Popular Director
1949 Flaxy Martin Director
1948 So You Want to Be on the Radio Director
1948 Smart Girls Don't Talk Director
1948 So You Want to Be a Detective Director
1948 So You Want to Build a House Director
1948 So You Want to Be a Gambler Director
1948 So You Want an Apartment Director
1947 So You Want to Hold Your Wife Director
1947 So You Want to Be a Salesman Director
1947 So You're Going on a Vacation Director
1947 So You Want to Be in Pictures Director
1947 So You're Going to Be a Father Director
1946 So You Think You're a Nervous Wreck Director
1946 So You Want to Keep Your Hair Director
1946 So You Want to Play the Horses Director
1945 So You Think You're Allergic Director
1942 So You Think You Need Glasses Director
1942 So You Want to Give Up Smoking Director

Writing

1973 Wicked, Wicked Writer
1968 I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew Story Screenplay
1956 So Your Wife Wants to Work Writer
1955 So You Want a Model Railroad Writer
1952 So You Want to Wear the Pants Screenplay
1951 So You Want to Be a Bachelor Screenplay
1951 The Screen Director Writer
1950 So You Want to Hold Your Husband Writer
1950 So You Think You're Not Guilty Writer
1950 So You're Going to Have an Operation Writer
1948 So You Want to Be a Detective Writer
1948 So You Want to Be a Gambler Writer
1947 So You Want to Hold Your Wife Writer
1947 So You Want to Be a Salesman Writer
1947 So You're Going on a Vacation Writer
1947 So You Want to Be in Pictures Screenplay
1946 So You Think You're a Nervous Wreck Writer
1945 So You Think You're Allergic Writer

Production

1973 Wicked, Wicked Producer
1968 I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew Producer
1960 The Islanders (26 episodes)Producer
1956 So Your Wife Wants to Work Producer
1955 So You Want a Model Railroad Producer
1950 So You Think You're Not Guilty Producer

Acting

1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1951 The Screen Director as Himself

Creator

1960 The Islanders Creator

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