Waris Hussein

Waris Hussein's amazing vision and attention to detail were the driving forces behind his success as a director. Hussein launched his directing career with dramas such as the Shirley MacLaine film "The Possession of ... Read more »
Born: 12/09/1938 in Lucknow, IN

Filmography

Director (32)

The Sixth Happiness 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

Fall From Grace 1987 - 1988, 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Director

The Summer House 1993 (Movie)

(Director)

The Shell Seekers 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Killer Instinct 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Director

Maggie 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Arch of Triumph 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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John Steinbeck's "The Winter of Our Discontent" 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Callie & Son 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Sarah 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Director

Melody 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

The Possession of Joel Delaney 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

A Child's Wish (TV Show)

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And Baby Makes Six (TV Show)

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Baby Comes Home (TV Show)

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Coming Out of the Ice (TV Show)

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Copacabana (TV Show)

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Death Penalty (TV Show)

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Downpayment on Murder (TV Show)

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Forbidden Nights (TV Show)

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Her Best Friend's Husband (TV Show)

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Murder Between Friends (TV Show)

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She Woke Up (TV Show)

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Surviving (TV Show)

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The Face on the Milk Carton (TV Show)

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The Henderson Monster (TV Show)

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Those She Left Behind (TV Show)

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When the Bough Breaks (TV Show)

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Biography

Waris Hussein's amazing vision and attention to detail were the driving forces behind his success as a director. Hussein launched his directing career with dramas such as the Shirley MacLaine film "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972). In addition to his other work, at this time Hussein directed a few films such as the comedy "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx" (1970) with Gene Wilder, "Melody" (1971) and the drama "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972) with Shirley MacLaine. To expand his directing experience, Hussein also directed some television shows including "Notorious Woman" (PBS, 1975-76) and "Shoulder to Shoulder" (PBS, 1975-76). Hussein won an Outstanding Directing In a Variety or Music Program Primetime Emmy Award for "Copacabana" in 1986. Most recently, Hussein directed "Her Best Friend's Husband" (Lifetime, 2001-02).

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