Burt Balaban: American film director and film producer (born: 1922 - died: 1965) | Biography
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Burt Balaban
American film director and film producer

Burt Balaban

Burt Balaban
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Intro American film director and film producer
Was Film director Film producer
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 6 March 1922, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 October 1965 (aged 43 years)
Star sign Pisces
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Burt Balaban (6 March 1922 - 14 October 1965) was an American film producer and director.


Balaban was born to a Jewish family, the son of Tillie (nee Urkov) from her first marriage, and stepson of Barney Balaban. He was the nephew of Elmer Balaban, the nephew of A. J. Balaban, the brother of author Judy Balaban, and the cousin of actor Bob Balaban, of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Gosford Park (2001).

He was born in Chicago and graduated from Roanoke College. During World War Two he was a combat photographer with the Marines.

Selected filmography

  • Phantom Caravan (1954) - executive producer
  • The Sergeant and the Spy (TV Movie) (1954) (producer)
  • Amiable Lady (1954) (TV Movie) (producer)
  • The Lie (1954) (TV Movie) (producer)
  • Double Barrel Miracle (1954) (TV Movie) - producer
  • Stranger from Venus (1954) aka Immediate Disaster - producer, director
  • Diplomatic Passport (1954) - producer
  • Eight Witnesses (1954) (TV) - executive producer
  • Lady of Vengeance (1957) - producer, director
  • High Hell (1958) - producer, director
  • Murder, Inc. (1960) - producer, director
  • Mad Dog Coll (1961) - director
  • The Gentle Rain (1966) - producer, director
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