Biography

Sidney J. Furie is a Canadian film director. Furie is perhaps best known for directing American Soldiers, The IPCRESS File, The Entity, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Lady Sings the Blues, The Boys, Gable and Lombard, Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York and the Iron Eagle films.

Also credited with co-creating NBC's off-beat legal drama Petrocelli, which ran from 1974 to 1976 (it was a spin-off from his 1970 film The Lawyer), he also directed Cliff Richard and The Shadows in the 1964 musical Wonderful Life.

Sidney J. Furie is a Canadian film director. Furie is perhaps best known for directing American Soldiers, The IPCRESS File, The Entity, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Lady Sings the Blues, The Boys, Gable and Lombard, Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York and the Iron Eagle films.

Also credited with co-creating NBC's off-beat legal drama Petrocelli, which ran from 1974 to 1976 (it was a spin-off from his 1970 film The Lawyer), he also directed Cliff Richard and The Shadows in the 1964 musical Wonderful Life.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1933-02-28

Place of Birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2014 Pride of Lions Director
2011 Conduct Unbecoming Director
2008 The Four Horsemen Director
2006 The Veteran Director
2005 American Soldiers: A Day in Iraq Director
2004 Direct Action Director
2003 Detention Director
2002 Partners in Action Director
2002 The Fraternity Director
2002 Global Heresy Director
2001 Road Rage Director
2001 Going Back Director
2000 My 5 Wives Director
2000 18 Wheels of Justice (1 episode)Director
2000 Cord Director
1999 The Collectors Director
1999 In Her Defense Director
1998 Top of the World Director
1997 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (7 episodes)Director
1997 The Rage Director
1996 Hollow Point Director
1995 Iron Eagle IV Director
1992 LadyBugs Director
1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills Director
1988 Iron Eagle II Director
1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Director
1986 Iron Eagle Director
1984 Purple Hearts Director
1982 The Entity Director
1978 The Boys in Company C Director
1976 Gable and Lombard Director
1975 Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York Director
1973 Hit! Director
1972 Lady Sings the Blues Director
1970 Little Fauss and Big Halsy Director
1970 The Lawyer Director
1967 The Naked Runner Director
1966 The Appaloosa Director
1965 The Ipcress File Director
1964 Wonderful Life Director
1964 The Leather Boys Director
1962 The Boys Director
1961 The Young Ones Director
1961 Three on a Spree Director
1961 The Snake Woman Director
1961 Doctor Blood's Coffin Director
1960 During One Night Director
1959 A Cool Sound from Hell Director
1957 A Dangerous Age Director

Writing

2004 Direct Action Story
1997 The Rage Writer
1992 Iron Eagle III Novel
1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills Story
1988 Iron Eagle II Screenplay Characters
1986 Iron Eagle Screenplay
1984 Purple Hearts Writer
1978 The Boys in Company C Writer
1970 The Lawyer Writer
1960 During One Night Writer
1959 A Cool Sound from Hell Writer
1957 A Dangerous Age Writer

Production

Hudson's Bay (0 episodes)Producer
1960 During One Night Producer
1959 A Cool Sound from Hell Producer
1957 A Dangerous Age Producer

Creator

Hudson's Bay Creator
1974 Petrocelli Creator

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