David Swift

Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Born: 11/29/1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (24)

The Paradise Club 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Born and Bred (BBC) 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jack and Sarah 1996 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Drop the Dead Donkey 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Secret Friends 1992 (Movie)

Musician (Actor)

The King of Clubs 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Vanity Fair 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

We Think the World of You 1988 (Movie)

Bill (Actor)

Hans My Hedgehog 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Arthur's Hallowed Ground 1986 (Movie)

Lionel (Actor)

Day of the Triffids 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

The Potting Shed 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bunker 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Les Miserables 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Richard II 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Black Panther 1976 (Movie)

Detective Chief Superintendent (Actor)

War and Peace 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Day of the Jackal 1973 (Movie)

Montclair (Actor)

The Internecine Project 1973 (Movie)

Chester Drake (Actor)

Travels With My Aunt 1972 (Movie)

Detective (Actor)

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 1967 (Movie)

Lift Operator (Actor)

Hold the Dream (TV Show)

Actor

Jack the Ripper (TV Show)

Actor

Star Quality (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (19)

The Parent Trap 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Foolin' Around 1980 (Movie)

(From Story)

Foolin' Around 1980 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Candleshoe 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hot l Baltimore 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Writer

Good Neighbor Sam 1963 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Love Is a Ball 1963 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Under the Yum Yum Tree 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Interns 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Parent Trap 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Playhouse 90 1956 - 1960 (TV Show)

Writer

Pollyanna 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mr. Peepers 1951 - 1955 (TV Show)

Writer

Jamie 1952 - 1954 (TV Show)

Writer

Polly (TV Show)

From Story

Polly Comin' Home! (TV Show)

From Story

Rawhide (TV Show)

Writer

Wagon Train (TV Show)

Writer
Director (11)

Barney Miller 1965 - 1966, 1970 - 1972, 1974 - 1982 (Tv Show)

Director

The Rifleman 1958 - 1963, 1965 - 1966, 1970 - 1972, 1974 - 1982 (Tv Show)

Director

Arnie 1965 - 1966, 1970 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Director

Camp Runamuck 1965 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

Good Neighbor Sam 1963 (Movie)

(Director)

Love Is a Ball 1963 (Movie)

(Director)

Under the Yum Yum Tree 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

The Interns 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

The Parent Trap 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

Pollyanna 1960 (Movie)

(Director)
Visual Effects & Animation (4)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 (Movie)

(Cinesite) (Digital Artist)

Futurama 1958 - 1963, 1965 - 1966, 1970 - 1972, 1974 - 1982, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Visual Effects

King of the Hill 1958 - 1963, 1965 - 1966, 1970 - 1972, 1974 - 1982, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Layout Artist

Balto 1995 (Movie)

digital painter (Visual Effects)
Producer (2)

Good Neighbor Sam 1963 (Movie)

(Producer)
Engineering, Electrical, & Grips (1)

Gunshy (TV Show)

Grip
Production Management (1)

Hellfire 1985 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Music (1)

Secret Friends 1992 (Movie)

bass player (Music)
Other (1)

Penn & Teller Get Killed 1989 (Movie)

(Production Assistant)

Relationships

Michelle Chodos

Daughter
survived him

Micheline Swift

Wife
married c. 1957 survived him

Wendon Swift

Daughter
survived him

Milestones

1960

Made directorial debut with "Pollyanna"

Served as a bomber pilot in World War II

Created the character of Mr. Peepers for Wally Cox

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