Linda Yellen

Producer, Writer, Director
Producer-writer-director of mainly TV-movies, usually of a substantive nature, Linda Yellen had a knack for attracting the kind of celebrated talent that did not often work in TV to her projects. As a result, she also ... Read more »
Born: 07/13/1949 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Producer (11)

The Simian Line 2001 (Movie)

(Producer)

Everybody Wins 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Hunt For Stolen War Treasures... Live 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Mayflower: The Pilgrim's Adventure 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Looking Up 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)

Hardhat and Legs (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Liberace: Behind the Music (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Playing For Time (TV Show)

Producer

Second Serve (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Director (9)

The Last Film Festival 2016 (Movie)

(Director)

The Simian Line 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Looking Up 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Chantilly Lace (TV Show)

Director

End of Summer (TV Show)

Director

Northern Lights (TV Show)

Director

Parallel Lives (TV Show)

Director
Writer (2)

The Last Film Festival 2016 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Simian Line 2001 (Movie)

(From Story)

Biography

Producer-writer-director of mainly TV-movies, usually of a substantive nature, Linda Yellen had a knack for attracting the kind of celebrated talent that did not often work in TV to her projects. As a result, she also often found herself in occasional brouhahas over that very talent.

Relationships

Seymour Yellen

Father

Bernice Yellen

Mother

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York, New York 1974

Barnard College

New York, New York 1969
graduated magna cum laude

Columbia University

New York, New York 1972

Columbia University

New York, New York 1974

Milestones

2000

Helmed "The Simian Line"; screened at the Palm Springs Filml Festival

1994

Directed improvised TV-movie "Parallel Lives" for Showtime

1993

Produced and directed improvised "Chantilly Lace" for Showtime

1988

Principal in Linda Yellen Prods.

1985

Directed first TV-movie, "Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number"

1982

Co-wrote TV-movie, "The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana"

1980

Created brouhaha by casting Vanessa Redgrave in "Playing for Time" (CBS)

1979

Produced first TV-movie, "Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure"

1978

Produced and directed first feature, "Looking Up"

1970

While attending to her own post-graduate studies, Yellen taught film classes at Columbia and Yale; also wrote reviews for THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Partner in Chrysallis-Yellen Productions

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