Biography

Richard C. Sarafian (born 28 April 1930) is an Armenian-American TV and film director. Richard Sarafian has complied a versatile career that has spanned over five decades as a director, actor and writer. He is most popular for his film Vanishing Point (1971). He is the father of: Richard Sarafian Jr., Tedi Sarafian, Damon B. Sarafian, and Deran Sarafian.

Richard C. Sarafian (born 28 April 1930) is an Armenian-American TV and film director. Richard Sarafian has complied a versatile career that has spanned over five decades as a director, actor and writer. He is most popular for his film Vanishing Point (1971). He is the father of: Richard Sarafian Jr., Tedi Sarafian, Damon B. Sarafian, and Deran Sarafian.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1930-04-28

Day of Death 2013-09-18

Place of Birth New York, New York

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Also Known As

  • Richard Sarafian
  • Alan Smithee

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1990 Solar Crisis Director
1987 Street Justice Director
1986 Eye of the Tiger Director
1985 Wildside (3 episodes)Director
1984 The Bear Director
1981 Splendor in the Grass Director
1981 Gangster Wars Director
1981 The Gangster Chronicles (12 episodes)Director
1980 The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story Director
1979 Disaster on the Coastliner Director
1979 Sunburn Director
1977 A Killing Affair Director
1976 The Next Man Director
1973 The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing Director
1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX Director
1971 Man in the Wilderness Director
1971 Vanishing Point Director
1970 Fragment of Fear Director
1969 Run Wild, Run Free Director
1968 Shadow on the Land Director
1967 The Battle of Bloody Stones Director
1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (2 episodes)Director
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (3 episodes)Director
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)Director
1966 Jericho (8 episodes)Director
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1 episode)Director
1966 Batman (2 episodes)Director
1965 The Wild Wild West (2 episodes)Director
1965 The Long, Hot Summer (1 episode)Director
1965 The Big Valley (1 episode)Director
1965 I Spy (8 episodes)Director
1965 Andy Director
1964 Slattery's People (1 episode)Director
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)Director
1962 The Gallant Men (7 episodes)Director
1962 Terror At Black Falls Director
1961 Ben Casey (3 episodes)Director
1960 The Roaring 20's (1 episode)Director
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)Director
1959 Hawaiian Eye (1 episode)Director
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)Director
1958 77 Sunset Strip (3 episodes)Director
1958 Lawman (12 episodes)Director
1958 Bronco (1 episode)Director
1957 Maverick (1 episode)Director
1955 Cheyenne (2 episodes)Director
1955 Gunsmoke (4 episodes)Director

Acting

2003 Masked and Anonymous as President
2002 Hitters
1999 Blue Streak as Uncle Lou
1996 Bound as Gino Marzzone
1996 Gotti as Paul Castellano
1996 Miami Hustle as Henry Kronfeld
1995 The Crossing Guard as Sunny Ventura
1994 Don Juan DeMarco as Detective Sy Tobias
1994 The Road Killers as Trucker
1993 Gunmen as Chief Chavez
1992 Ruby as Proby
1991 Bugsy as Jack Dragna
1987 Wiseguy (1 episode)
1986 Long Time Gone as Omar
1985 Foley Square (14 episodes)
1985 MacGyver (1 episode)

Writing

1962 Terror At Black Falls Writer
1958 The Man Who Died Twice Writer
1958 The Cool and the Crazy Writer
1954 Attila Screenplay

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