Hal Kanter

Screenwriter, Director, TV producer
Born: 12/18/1918 in Savannah, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Writer (31)

The 80th Annual Academy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Writer

The 77th Annual Academy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Writer

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Writer

The 73rd Annual Academy Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Writer

The 71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Writer

The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Writer

The 69th Annual Academy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Writer

The 67th Annual Academy Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Writer

The 66th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Writer

The 65th Annual Academy Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Writer

The 64th Annual Academy Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Writer

The 63rd Annual Academy Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Writer

Beyond Witch Mountain 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Writer

Happy Birthday, America 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

The 48th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

Dear Brigitte 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Move Over, Darling 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Pocketful of Miracles 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bachelor in Paradise 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Blue Hawaii 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Let's Make Love 1960 (Movie)

screenplay material (Screenplay)

Mardi Gras 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Once Upon a Horse 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Loving You 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Artists and Models 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Rose Tattoo 1955 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

About Mrs. Leslie 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Casanova's Big Night 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Money From Home 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Off Limits 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Road to Bali 1952 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (10)

Julia 1954 - 1957, 1966 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Director

The George Gobel Show 1954 - 1962, 1966 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Director

The Jimmy Stewart Show 1956 - 1957, 1971 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Director

The Kraft Music Hall 1954 - 1962, 1966 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Director

The Reason Nobody Hardly Ever Seen a Fat Outlaw in the Old West Is As Follows: 1955 - 1957, 1966 - 1969, 1971 - 1972 (Tv Show)

Director

Three Coins in the Fountain 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Director

I Married a Woman 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

Once Upon a Horse 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

Loving You 1957 (Movie)

(Director)

For the Love of It (TV Show)

Director
Actor (7)

Lunch 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Freddie Prinze: The E! True Hollywood Story 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Color Adjustment 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Milton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of Comedy 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (7)

You Can't Take It With You 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Producer

The Music Mart 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Producer

All in the Family 1970 - 1979 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Chico and the Man 1973 - 1978 (TV Show)

Producer

What's Up Doc? 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope in "Joys" 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Producer

Once Upon a Horse 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)
Music (1)

Move Over, Darling 1962 (Movie)

title song (Song)
Other (1)

The Roseanne Show 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Creative Consultant

Relationships

Doris Prouder

Wife
Married Sept. 5, 1941 until his death on Nov. 6, 2011

Milestones

2008

Received final writing credit for the Academy Awards

1999

Released the memoir So Far, So Funny: My Life in Show Business

1980

Helmed the ABC TV-movie "For the Love of It"

1980

Produced and wrote the NBC TV-movie "Lucy Moves to NBC"

1969

Wrote, directed and executive produced "Three Coins in the Fountain" (NBC)

1968

Created and produced groundbreaking NBC sitcom "Julia," starring Diahann Carroll; also directed several episodes

1964

Created the comedy series "Valentine's Day" (ABC); also wrote, directed and produced

1961

Wrote the musical comedy feature "Blue Hawaii," starring Presley

1957

Feature directorial debut, "Loving You" starring Elvis Presley

1955

Collaborated with Tennessee Williams on the big screen adaptation of Williams' drama "The Rose Tattoo"

1954

Created, produced and was head writer of "The George Gobel Show" (NBC, CBS)

1952

Began writing for the Academy Awards telecast; went on to write several Oscar shows for more than 30 years

1949

Television writing debut on comedy variety program "The Ed Wynn Show"

Launched his comedy writing career in radio in the late 1930s

Moved to Long Beach, NY when he was around 16

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