Elliot Silverstein

Director, Producer, Drama professor
Elliot Silverstein directed numerous TV productions and scored with his second feature, the Western spoof, "Cat Ballou" (1965), that featured an uncharacteristically humorous dual Oscar-winning performance by Lee ... Read more »
Born: 08/02/1927 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

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Well-Cooked Hams 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Director

Curiosity Killed 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

Picket Fences 1958 - 1965, 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director

Route 66 1958 - 1965, 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director

The Dick Powell Show 1958 - 1965, 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director

The Reluctant Vampire 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Director

Jailbait: Betrayed By Innocence 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

50 Years of Action! 1985 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Firm 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Director

The Car 1976 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Car 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

A Man Called Horse 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

The Happening 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

The Defenders 1958 - 1965 (Tv Show)

Director

Cat Ballou 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Alcoa/Goodyear Theater 1958 - 1960 (Tv Show)

Director

Betrayed by Innocence (TV Show)

Director

Fight For Life (TV Show)

Director

Flashfire (TV Show)

Director

Night of Courage (TV Show)

Director

Rich Men, Single Women (TV Show)

Director

Biography

Elliot Silverstein directed numerous TV productions and scored with his second feature, the Western spoof, "Cat Ballou" (1965), that featured an uncharacteristically humorous dual Oscar-winning performance by Lee Marvin. The director's most notable subsequent film was the lively Richard Harris vehicle, "A Man Called Horse" (1970).

EDUCATION

Boston College

Boston , Massachusetts

School of Drama, Yale University

New Haven , Connecticut

Milestones

1977

Produced and directed "The Car"

1965

Directed best known feature, "Cat Ballou"

1962

Feature film directing debut, "Belle Sommers"; originally made as a TV pilot starring Anne Francis

Began directing plays for TV

Taught at Theater Arts Department of Brandeis University

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