Alvin Rakoff

Alvin Rakoff began directing on the silver screen, but ultimately found his career on the small screen. Rakoff brought laughs to audiences in the early stages of his career by directing comedies like the Bette Davis ... Read more »
Born: 02/06/1927

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
Writer (1)

Say Hello to Yesterday 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

King Solomon's Treasure 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Alvin Rakoff began directing on the silver screen, but ultimately found his career on the small screen. Rakoff brought laughs to audiences in the early stages of his career by directing comedies like the Bette Davis film "The Anniversary" (1968), "Hoffman" (1970) and "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) starring Jean Simmons. He continued to work in film in the seventies and the eighties, directing motion pictures like the adventure "King Solomon's Treasure" (1978) with David McCallum, the dramatic adventure "City on Fire" (1979) with Barry Newman and the George Kennedy thriller "Death Ship" (1980). Rakoff last directed "The Best of Friends" (1992-93).

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