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Jack Smight (March 9, 1925 - September 1, 2003) was an American theatre and film director. Smight was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and went to school with future actor Peter Graves. His film credits include The Traveling Executioner, Rabbit, Run, Loving Couples, Midway, Harper, Airport 1975, Damnation Alley and the Emmy Award-winning Eddie, as well as many episodes of television series such as The Twilight Zone and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. He also directed the 1960 Broadway play The 49th Cousin and composed the music for the film adaption of Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry. Smight died from cancer in Los Angeles, California. He was 78.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jack Smight (March 9, 1925 - September 1, 2003) was an American theatre and film director. Smight was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and went to school with future actor Peter Graves. His film credits include The Traveling Executioner, Rabbit, Run, Loving Couples, Midway, Harper, Airport 1975, Damnation Alley and the Emmy Award-winning Eddie, as well as many episodes of television series such as The Twilight Zone and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. He also directed the 1960 Broadway play The 49th Cousin and composed the music for the film adaption of Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry. Smight died from cancer in Los Angeles, California. He was 78.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1925-03-09

Day of Death 2003-09-01

Place of Birth Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Miles Davis: The Cool Jazz Sound Director
2015 The Sound Of Jazz Director
1989 The Favorite Director
1987 Number One with a Bullet Director
1985 Dalton's Code of Vengeance (2 episodes)Director
1982 Remembrance Of Love Director
1980 Loving Couples Director
1979 Fast Break Director
1977 Damnation Alley Director
1976 Midway Director
1974 Airport 1975 Director
1973 Legend in Granite Director
1973 Frankenstein: The True Story Director
1973 Linda Director
1973 Double Indemnity Director
1972 Madigan (2 episodes)Director
1972 The Longest Night Director
1972 The Screaming Woman Director
1971 Columbo (1 episode)Director
1970 Rabbit, Run Director
1970 McCloud (2 episodes)Director
1970 The Traveling Executioner Director
1969 The Illustrated Man Director
1968 No Way to Treat a Lady Director
1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg Director
1966 Kaleidoscope Director
1966 Harper Director
1965 The Third Day Director
1964 I'd Rather Be Rich Director
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (3 episodes)Director
1963 East Side/West Side (2 episodes)Director
1963 Arrest and Trial (8 episodes)Director
1962 The Eleventh Hour (2 episodes)Director
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)Director
1961 The Defenders (2 episodes)Director
1960 Night of The Meek Director
1960 Route 66 (3 episodes)Director
1959 The Twilight Zone (4 episodes)Director
1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1 episode)Director
1958 Naked City (1 episode)Director
1957 Alcoa Theatre (1 episode)Director
1957 Suspicion (2 episodes)Director
1954 Climax! (1 episode)Director
1951 Goodyear Television Playhouse (2 episodes)Director
1948 Studio One (4 episodes)Director
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (2 episodes)Director

Production

1970 The Traveling Executioner Producer
1965 The Third Day Producer

Acting

1969 Tattooed Steiger

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