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Ted Post (born March 31, 1918) is an American TV and film director.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he started his career in show business in 1938 working as an usher at Loew's Pitkin Theater. He abandoned plans to become an actor after training with Tamara Daykarhanova, and turned to directing summer theater. Ted Post taught Acting and Drama at New York's well-known High School of Performing Arts in 1950. He persuaded his friend, Sidney Lumet,to do likewise. Success in the theater led to work in television from the early 1950s. Post directed episodes of many well-known series including Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Wagon Train, Rawhide, The Twilight Zone, Columbo and 178 episodes of Peyton Place. He has also directed TV movies (including the original Cagney and Lacey movie-of-the-week, and also feature films, including Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Go Tell the Spartans, and two Clint Eastwood films Hang 'Em High and Magnum Force. Post directed the 2001-2002 Festival of the Arts at Bel-Air's University of Judaism (now the American Jewish University).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ted Post (born March 31, 1918) is an American TV and film director.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he started his career in show business in 1938 working as an usher at Loew's Pitkin Theater. He abandoned plans to become an actor after training with Tamara Daykarhanova, and turned to directing summer theater. Ted Post taught Acting and Drama at New York's well-known High School of Performing Arts in 1950. He persuaded his friend, Sidney Lumet,to do likewise. Success in the theater led to work in television from the early 1950s. Post directed episodes of many well-known series including Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Wagon Train, Rawhide, The Twilight Zone, Columbo and 178 episodes of Peyton Place. He has also directed TV movies (including the original Cagney and Lacey movie-of-the-week, and also feature films, including Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Go Tell the Spartans, and two Clint Eastwood films Hang 'Em High and Magnum Force. Post directed the 2001-2002 Festival of the Arts at Bel-Air's University of Judaism (now the American Jewish University).

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

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 67

Birthday 1918-03-31

Place of Birth New York, New York

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1992 The Human Shield Director
1986 Stagecoach Director
1980 Nightkill Director
1980 Beyond Westworld (1 episode)Director
1980 B.A.D. Cats (1 episode)Director
1979 Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker Director
1979 The Girls in the Office Director
1978 Go Tell the Spartans Director
1978 Good Guys Wear Black Director
1977 Future Cop (2 episodes)Director
1976 Ark II (8 episodes)Director
1976 A Matter or Honor Director
1975 Whiffs Director
1975 Baretta (1 episode)Director
1973 Magnum Force Director
1973 The Harrad Experiment Director
1973 The Baby Director
1972 Sandcastles Director
1972 The Bravos Director
1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate Director
1971 Five Desperate Women Director
1971 Columbo (2 episodes)Director
1971 Dr. Cook's Garden Director
1970 Night Slaves Director
1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes Director
1970 Yuma Director
1969 Bracken's World (1 episode)Director
1968 Hang 'em High Director
1964 Peyton Place (46 episodes)Director
1962 Combat! (7 episodes)Director
1962 The Wide Country (1 episode)Director
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)Director
1961 Alcoa Premiere (2 episodes)Director
1961 Bus Stop (1 episode)Director
1961 Follow the Sun (2 episodes)Director
1961 The Defenders (1 episode)Director
1961 Kraft Mystery Theatre (1 episode)Director
1960 The Best of the Post (1 episode)Director
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)Director
1960 Insight (1 episode)Director
1960 The Westerner (1 episode)Director
1960 Thriller (2 episodes)Director
1960 The Tall Man (1 episode)Director
1959 The Detectives (2 episodes)Director
1959 Startime (1 episode)Director
1959 The Twilight Zone (4 episodes)Director
1959 Law of the Plainsman (2 episodes)Director
1959 Laramie (1 episode)Director
1959 The Legend of Tom Dooley Director
1959 Rawhide (22 episodes)Director
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1 episode)Director
1958 The Rifleman (4 episodes)Director
1957 Tombstone Territory (3 episodes)Director
1957 Perry Mason (2 episodes)Director
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (2 episodes)Director
1956 The Peacemaker Director
1956 West Point (1 episode)Director
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)Director
1955 Screen Director's Playhouse (1 episode)Director
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (2 episodes)Director
1955 Gunsmoke (54 episodes)Director
1954 Medic (2 episodes)Director
1953 Meet Mr. McNutley (1 episode)Director
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)Director
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (14 episodes)Director
1948 Studio One (1 episode)Director
1948 Ford Theatre (2 episodes)Director

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