Bud Yorkin

Producer, Director
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Born: 02/22/1926 in Washington, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Producer (15)

Intersection 1994 (Movie)

(Producer)

Love Hurts 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)

Twice in A Lifetime 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Deal of the Century 1983 (Movie)

(Producer)

I Love Liberty 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

13 Queens Boulevard 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Producer

The George Gobel Show 1950 - 1957, 1975 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Producer

Sanford Arms 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Sanford and Son 1971 - 1977 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Grady 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Producer

Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Thief Who Came to Dinner 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cold Turkey 1971 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Start the Revolution Without Me 1970 (Movie)

(Producer)

Come Blow Your Horn 1963 (Movie)

(Producer)
Director (15)

Love Hurts 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Arthur 2 On The Rocks 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

Twice in A Lifetime 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

Carter Country 1954 - 1957, 1977 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950 - 1959, 1975 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show 1950 - 1959, 1975 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

What's Happening! 1950 - 1957, 1975 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

The Thief Who Came to Dinner 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

Robert Young and the Family 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Director

The Many Sides of Don Rickles 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Director

Start the Revolution Without Me 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Inspector Clouseau 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Divorce American Style 1967 (Movie)

(Director)

Never Too Late 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Come Blow Your Horn 1963 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (2)

Redd Foxx: The E! True Hollywood Story 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

For the Boys 1991 (Movie)

Phil (Actor)

Relationships

Cynthia Sikes

Wife
co-starred on "St. Elsewhere"

Nicole Yorkin Writer

Daughter
Born 1958 to Bud and Peg Yorkin

David Yorkin Writer

Son
Born 1961 to Bud and Peg Yorkin

Jessica Yorkin

Daughter
born November 3, 1992

Peg Yorkin

Wife
divorced

Michael Yorkin

Son
born December 8, 1994

EDUCATION

Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
formerly known as Carnegie Institute of Technology

Columbia University

New York , New York

Milestones

1994

Served as producer on "Intersection," starring Richard Gere and Sharon Stone

1990

Directed last feature, "Love Hurts"

1988

Directed comedy sequel "Arthur 2: On the Rocks," starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli

1985

Directed, produced and distributed (in USA) the feature "Twice in a Lifetime" through The Yorkin Company

1976

Served as executive producer of "What's Happening!!"

1974

Formed Bud Yorkin Productions (TV)

1973

Directed Walter Hill-penned comedy "The Thief Who Came to Dinner," starring Ryan O'Neal and Jacqueline Bisset

1972

Served as executive producer of "Sanford and Son"

1970

Served as executive producer on "All In The Family"

1969

Directed historical comedy "Start the Revolution Without Me," starring Gene Wilder

1968

Directed "Inspector Clouseau," starring Alan Arkin as the character made famous by Peter Sellers

1967

Directed romantic comedy "Divorce American Style," starring Dick Van Dyke and Debbie Reynolds

1965

Directed unplanned-pregnancy comedy "Never Too Late," starring Maureen O'Sullivan and Paul Ford

1963

Directed first feature film, Neil SImon's "Come Blow Your Horn"

1959

Co-founded Tandem Productions with Norman Lear

1949

Hired by NBC-TV engineering department

Began producing and directing variety shows in 1950s

Bonus Trivia

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Yorkin joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 16, near the start of World War II. He served from 1942 to 1945.

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Yorkin was hired to direct notorious flop "Myra Breckenridge," but quit the production before shooting began.

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Yorkin's second wife, actress Cynthia Sikes, had supporting roles in the last two features he directed, "Arthur 2: On the Rocks" and "Love Hurts."

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Nicole Yorkin, eldest child of Bud and Peg Yorkin, became an Emmy-nominated television producer and writer

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