Alvin Rakoff

Alvin Rakoff began his directing career in film, but ultimately moved into television. Rakoff brought laughs to audiences in the early stages of his entertainment career by directing comedies like the Bette Davis film ... Read more »
Born: 02/06/1927 in Toronto, CA

Filmography

Director (11)

Mr. Halperin and Mr. Johnson 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Director

Dirty Tricks 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

Death Ship 1980 (Movie)

(Director)

City on Fire 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

Romeo and Juliet 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Director

King Solomon's Treasure 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Hoffman 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Say Hello to Yesterday 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

The Anniversary 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

The Adventures of Don Quixote (TV Show)

Director

The Best of Friends (TV Show)

Director
Producer (1)

King Solomon's Treasure 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

Say Hello to Yesterday 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Alvin Rakoff began his directing career in film, but ultimately moved into television. Rakoff brought laughs to audiences in the early stages of his entertainment career by directing comedies like the Bette Davis film "The Anniversary" (1968), the Peter Sellers film "Hoffman" (1970) and the Jean Simmons film "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970). He continued to work in film in the seventies and the eighties, directing motion pictures like the David McCallum adventure "King Solomon's Treasure" (1978), "City on Fire" (1979) and the George Kennedy thriller "Death Ship" (1980). Rakoff more recently directed "The Best of Friends" (PBS, 1992-93).

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