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Lesley Selander
American film director

Lesley Selander

Lesley Selander
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Intro American film director
Was Film director Cinematographer Television director
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 26 May 1900, Los Angeles, USA
Death 5 December 1979, Los Alamitos, USA (aged 79 years)
Star sign Gemini
The details (from wikipedia)


Lesley Selander (May 26, 1900 – December 5, 1979) was an American film director of Westerns and adventure movies. His career as director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from 1936–68. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury (1936).

To this day Selander remains one of the most prolific directors of feature Westerns in cinema history, having taken the helm for 107 Westerns between his first directorial feature in 1936 and 1967. In 1956 he was nominated for the Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, for his work directing a 1954 episode of Lassie.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 19 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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