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Mel Stuart  (born September 2, 1928) is an American film director and producer.

Stuart directed the fantasy-musical Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971). He has directed other features, including If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969), One Is a Lonely Number (1974) and Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135 (2000).

Stuart also directed feature documentaries including Four Days in November and Wattstax.

In addition he has directed or produced over 150 films including movies of the week, The Triangle Factory Fire, Bill, The Chisholms, and Ruby and Oswald, the television series Ripley's Believe it Not, and the documentaries The Making of the President 1960, 1964, and 1968, The Hobart Shakespeareans, Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Man Ray - The Prophet of the Avant-Garde, George Plimpton and the Philharmonic and The Poet's View. He has been awarded four Emmy awards, an Academy Award nomination, a Peabody and numerous other awards. He served as president of the International Documentary Association for two years.

He was related to TV producer David L. Wolper.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Mel Stuart, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Mel Stuart  (born September 2, 1928) is an American film director and producer.

Stuart directed the fantasy-musical Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971). He has directed other features, including If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969), One Is a Lonely Number (1974) and Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135 (2000).

Stuart also directed feature documentaries including Four Days in November and Wattstax.

In addition he has directed or produced over 150 films including movies of the week, The Triangle Factory Fire, Bill, The Chisholms, and Ruby and Oswald, the television series Ripley's Believe it Not, and the documentaries The Making of the President 1960, 1964, and 1968, The Hobart Shakespeareans, Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Man Ray - The Prophet of the Avant-Garde, George Plimpton and the Philharmonic and The Poet's View. He has been awarded four Emmy awards, an Academy Award nomination, a Peabody and numerous other awards. He served as president of the International Documentary Association for two years.

He was related to TV producer David L. Wolper.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Mel Stuart, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1928-09-02

Day of Death 2012-08-09

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

The White Lions Director
2010 The Mystery of Sleep Director
2005 The Hobart Shakespeareans Director
2000 Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135 Director
1998 Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy Director
1997 Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde Director
1987 Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond Director
1980 Sophia Loren: Her Own Story Director
1979 The Chisholms (8 episodes)Director
1979 The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal Director
1978 Mean Dog Blues Director
1978 Ruby and Oswald Director
1976 Brenda Starr Director
1976 Life Goes to the Movies Director
1975 Welcome Back, Kotter (1 episode)Director
1973 Wattstax Director
1972 One Is a Lonely Number Director
1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Director
1970 I Love My Wife Director
1970 The Unfinished Journey of Robert Kennedy Director
1969 If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Director
1964 Four Days In November Director

Production

1998 Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy Producer
1973 Wattstax Producer
1966 The Thin Blue Line Executive Producer
1964 Four Days In November Producer
1959 The Bell Telephone Hour (107 episodes)Producer

Acting

2001 Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' as Himself
1999 After They Were Famous (1 episode) as Himself
1969 Turn-On (1 episode)

Writing

2010 The Mystery of Sleep Writer

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