Jerome Courtland

Actor, Associate producer
Hailing from Tennessee, Jerome Courtland is an actor, director, and producer, but earned his first credit as a singer for the title track of the 1950 musical "When You're Smiling. " In 1954, he made his television debut ... Read more »
Born: 12/27/1926 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Filmography

Actor (15)

Dear John 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1990 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Black Spurs 1964 (Movie)

Sam Grubbs (Actor)

The Rifleman 1958 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Tales of the Vikings 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

Noah's Ark 1959 (Movie)

(Narrator)

The Saga of Andy Burnett 1957 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Tonka 1958 (Movie)

Lieutenant Henry Nowlan (Actor)

The Bamboo Prison 1954 (Movie)

Arkansas (Actor)

Tokyo Joe 1949 (Movie)

Danny (Actor)

A Woman of Distinction (Movie)

Jerome (Actor)

Kiss and Tell (Movie)

Dexter Franklin (Actor)

Take the High Ground (Movie)

Elvin Carey (Actor)

The Palomino (Movie)

Steve Norris (Actor)

Together Again (Movie)

Gilbert Parker (Actor)
Producer (10)

Amy 1980 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Devil and Max Devlin 1980 (Movie)

(Producer)

Return From Witch Mountain 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

Pete's Dragon 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)

Escape to Witch Mountain 1975 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ride a Wild Pony 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

Movin' On 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Producer

Nancy 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Producer

Gidget Grows Up (TV Show)

Producer

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (TV Show)

Producer
Director (6)

Knots Landing 1959 - 1963, 1977 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director

Dallas 1977 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Director

Dynasty 1959 - 1963, 1977 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Director

Hawaiian Eye 1959 - 1963, 1977 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Director

Hotel 1977 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Director

The Colbys 1979 - 1980, 1982 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Hailing from Tennessee, Jerome Courtland is an actor, director, and producer, but earned his first credit as a singer for the title track of the 1950 musical "When You're Smiling. " In 1954, he made his television debut as an actor on "The United States Steel Hour." In 1957, he landed the role of Andy Burnett in "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" mini-series "The Saga of Andy Burnett," and he went on to appear in a number of pioneer / western programs throughout the '50s and '60s including "The Rifleman," "Death Valley Days," and "The Virginian." However, by the late '60s, Courtland had begun to pursue producing, working first as an assistant to the producer on the family drama "Follow Me, Boys!" and on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" mini-series "Gallagher Goes West." By 1968, he was working as an associate producer on TV's "Here Come the Brides" and "The Flying Nun," and was also exploring directing on the latter. Through the '70s he produced a string of Disney movies like "Escape to Witch Mountain," "Pete's Dragon," and "Return From Witch Mountain," and directed a number of episodes of "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color." In the '80s, he helmed a number of popular programs like the primetime soap operas "Dynasty," "Falcon Crest," and "Knots Landing." He retired from show business in 1993.

Relationships

Polly Bergen Actor

Companion
Married from 1954 divorced 1955

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