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Helen Shaver

Helen Shaver has built a lasting legacy both behind and in front of the camera. She has directed hundreds of hours of television ranging from Law & Order: SVU to Castle, from The Unit to Outer Limits. Her film Summer's End, a Showtime feature starring James Earl Jones, won multiple Emmy awards for Best Picture, Best Actor and Helen was nominated ... See full bio »

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5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage Play: Jake's Women. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Directed by Gene Saks. Neil Simon Theatre: 24 Mar 1992- 25 Oct 1992 (245 performances + 14 previews that began on 12 Mar 1992). Cast: Alan Alda (as "Jake"), Helen Shaver (as "Maggie"), Talia Balsam (as "Sheila"), Kate Burton (as "Julie"), Genia Michaela (as "Molly (at 12)"), Tracy ... See more »

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[on her role as the director of 'Down River'] I invite, I seduce, I cajole. I get my actors to give me everything, and they do - mostly because I'm patient. It was interesting to see if I could still do it. See more »


Received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario in 2004. See more »

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