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Don Weis
Film and television director

Don Weis

Don Weis
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Intro Film and television director
Was Film director
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 13 May 1922, Milwaukee
Death 26 July 2000, Santa Fe (aged 78 years)
Star sign Taurus
Spouse: Rebecca Welles
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Don Weis (May 13, 1922 – July 26, 2000) was an American film and television director.
Weis was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Southern California where he studied film. During World War II, Weis served in the Air Force as a film technician. After the war, he began working at MGM directing such films as Bannerline (1951), Just This Once (1952), You for Me (1952) and The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953).
Weis began directing for television in 1954 and worked on such series as M*A*S*H, Ironside, It Takes a Thief, Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), The Andy Griffith Show, Happy Days, Starsky and Hutch, CHiPs, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, Hawaii Five-O, The Andros Targets, and The San Pedro Beach Bums, among others.
Weis won two Directors Guild of America Awards for television direction in 1956 and again in 1958.
Weis died in Santa Fe, New Mexico at 78 years of age.

Selected filmography

  • Bannerline (1951)
  • Just This Once (1952)
  • You for Me (1952)
  • I Love Melvin (1953)
  • The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953)
  • The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954)
  • Ride the High Iron (1956)
  • Catch Me If You Can (1959)
  • The Gene Krupa Story (1959)
  • Critic's Choice (1963)
  • Pajama Party (1964)
  • Billie (1965)
  • The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)

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