Raza Badiyi

Reza Badiyi, a prolific TV director and producer,was best known for his work on such shows as "In the Heat of the Night", "Cagney & Lacey", and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Badiyi began his 60-plus year career in 1956 ... Read more »
Born: 04/17/1930 in Arak, , IR

Filmography

Director (54)

Baretta 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

Cagney & Lacey 1965 - 1988, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Falcon Crest 1965 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Get Smart 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Hawaii Five-O 1965 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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He and She 1965 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Knots Landing 1965 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Mannix 1965 - 1988, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Mission: Impossible 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Police Squad! 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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S.W.A.T. 1965 - 1988, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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She Spies 1967 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1966 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Switch 1965 - 1988, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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The Doris Day Show 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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The Incredible Hulk 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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The Rockford Files 1965 - 1988, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Trauma Center 1965 - 1984, 1991 - 2001, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Baywatch 1973 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Boone 1973 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Dangerous Curves 1969 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1973 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Early Edition 1995 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Eight Is Enough 1969 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Faraday and Company 1973 - 1974, 1976 - 1977, 1993 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Holmes and Yoyo 1973 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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In the Heat of the Night 1973 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Jigsaw John 1969 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Joe Forrester 1973 - 1977, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Kate Loves a Mystery 1967 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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La Femme Nikita 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Models Inc. 1969 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Nowhere Man 1973 - 1977, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Serpico 1976 - 1977, 1993 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Sliders 1973 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Stop Susan Williams 1970 - 1971, 1973 - 1979, 1981 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Governor and J.J. 1969 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Phoenix 1970 - 1971, 1973 - 1977, 1981 - 1984, 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Trade Winds 1976 - 1977, 1993 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Modesty Blaise 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Murder 1, Dancer 0 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Of Mice and Men 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Bronk 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Trader Horn 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Inside O.U.T. 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Director

Blade in Hong Kong (TV Show)

Director

Cagney & Lacey: Together Again (TV Show)

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Policewoman Centerfold (TV Show)

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The Big Black Pill (TV Show)

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The Eyes of Charles Sand (TV Show)

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The Man From Atlantis (TV Show)

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White Water Rebels (TV Show)

Director
Visual Effects & Animation (1)

The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1970 - 1977 (TV Show)

Main Title Design
Producer (1)

The First of May 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Production Management (1)

Carnival of Souls 1962 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

Biography

Reza Badiyi, a prolific TV director and producer,was best known for his work on such shows as "In the Heat of the Night", "Cagney & Lacey", and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Badiyi began his 60-plus year career in 1956, when he served as assistant cameraman on the short film "The Magic Bond". He worked as assistant director on several TV series before gaining notice for his directorial efforts on such shows as "Get Smart" and "The Doris Day Show". From 1969 to 1972 he directed a record-setting 17 episodes of the action-adventure series "Mission: Impossible." In addition to his directorial duties on such hit shows as "Hawaii Five-0", "Mary Tyler Moore", and "Get Smart", Badiyi also created their memorable opening sequences. During the '70s he helmed multiple episodes of the violent crime drama "Mannix" and served as a primary director on the James Garner mystery show "The Rockford Files" and the award-winning undercover cop series "Baretta". Beginning in the '80s Badiyi directed a number of TV movies, including an adaptation of "Of Mice and Men", and continued filming such series as "T.J. Hooker" and "Falcon Crest". Badiyi worked steadily through the '90s on such primetime programs as "Baywatch", "Sliders", and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". He has since received numerous lifetime achievement awards and directed the 2006 film "The Way Back Home". He died in Los Angeles in 2011, aged 81.

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