Biography

An American television and film director. He has directed many well-know television series, including Gunsmoke, The Patty Duke Show, Gilligan's Island and Happy Days among dozens of others. In addition, Nelson has directed five films, including two for Walt Disney Pictures. In 1978, Nelson was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directoral Achievement for Washington: Behind Closed Doors. He was married to actress Judi Meredith and has two sons. Nelson has semi-retired, but continues to occasionally teach the University of Nevada at Las Vegas

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An American television and film director. He has directed many well-know television series, including Gunsmoke, The Patty Duke Show, Gilligan's Island and Happy Days among dozens of others. In addition, Nelson has directed five films, including two for Walt Disney Pictures. In 1978, Nelson was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directoral Achievement for Washington: Behind Closed Doors. He was married to actress Judi Meredith and has two sons. Nelson has semi-retired, but continues to occasionally teach the University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary Nelson (director), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1934-01-01

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1996 Early Edition (17 episodes)Director
1995 Ray Alexander: A Menu For Murder Director
1994 Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice Director
1993 The Return of Ironside Director
1991 Memories of Midnight (2 episodes)Director
1991 The Hit Man Director
1990 The Lookalike Director
1989 Get Smart, Again! Director
1988 Shooter Director
1988 Noble House (4 episodes)Director
1987 Houston Knights (2 episodes)Director
1986 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Director
1986 Murder in Three Acts Director
1985 Lady Blue (1 episode)Director
1984 Crazy like a Fox (1 episode)Director
1984 More Than Murder Director
1983 For Love and Honor (1 episode)Director Director
1983 Murder Me, Murder You Director
1983 Murder in Coweta County Director
1982 Jimmy the Kid Director
1982 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1 episode)Director
1981 McClain's Law (2 episodes)Director
1981 The Pride of Jesse Hallam Director
1979 The Black Hole Director
1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (6 episodes)Director
1977 Hunter (2 episodes)Director
1976 Freaky Friday Director
1975 The Boy Who Talked to Badgers Director
1975 Medical Story (1 episode)Director
1975 Archer (1 episode)Director
1974 Girl on the Late, Late Show Director
1973 Kojak (2 episodes)Director
1973 Faraday and Company (1 episode)Director
1973 Police Story (6 episodes)Director
1973 Santee Director
1973 Toma (1 episode)Director
1972 Molly and Lawless John Director
1972 The Brian Keith Show (5 episodes)Director
1971 The Partners (9 episodes)Director
1971 McMillan & Wife (2 episodes)Director
1970 Arnie (1 episode)Director
1970 Nanny and the Professor (10 episodes)Director
1969 Secrets of the Pirate's Inn Director
1969 Love, American Style (17 episodes)Director
1969 Bracken's World (1 episode)Director
1969 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (3 episodes)Director
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)Director
1968 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (8 episodes)Director
1968 The Doris Day Show (8 episodes)Director
1967 Accidental Family (1 episode)Director
1967 Good Morning, World (4 episodes)Director
1967 Captain Nice (7 episodes)Director
1966 Occasional Wife (1 episode)Director
1965 Get Smart (25 episodes)Director
1965 O.K. Crackerby (1 episode)Director
1965 F Troop (2 episodes)Director
1964 Gilligan's Island (8 episodes)Director
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (2 episodes)Director
1963 The Patty Duke Show (13 episodes)Director
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode)Director
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (2 episodes)Director
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)Director

Acting

2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films as Himself
1979 The Black Hole as Drone with Mask Removed (uncredited)

Production

1986 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Finance
1965 Get Smart (138 episodes)Producer

Creator

1966 Shane Creator

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