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John C. Chulay (1923–1988)

John C. Chulay was born on April 9, 1923 in Indiana, USA as John Cornell Chulay. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for The Breakfast Club (1985), Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Blazing Saddles (1974). He died on October 10, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club Production Manager
(1985)
Kelly's Heroes
Kelly's Heroes Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1970)
Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1974)
Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1970-1977)

Filmography

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 1982 Inside the Third Reich (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1978 Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (TV Movie) (first assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1978 A Guide for the Married Woman (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1978 The Cheap Detective (assistant director)
  Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (assistant director - 161 episodes, 1970 - 1977) (first assistant director - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Last Show (1977) ... (assistant director)
- Lou Dates Mary (1977) ... (assistant director)
- Mary's Big Party (1977) ... (assistant director)
- Mary's Three Husbands (1977) ... (assistant director)
- Murray Ghosts for Ted (1977) ... (assistant director)
 1976 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1976) ... (assistant director)
 1976 Mary's Incredible Dream (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1975 Phyllis (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1975) ... (assistant director)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (first assistant director)
 1972 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- P-I-L-O-T (1972) ... (assistant director)
 1972 A Reflection of Fear (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1971 Cactus in the Snow (assistant director)
 1970 Kelly's Heroes (assistant director)
 1969 Some Kind of a Nut (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1969 Where It's At (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1968 Never a Dull Moment (assistant director)
 1967-1968 Good Morning, World (TV Series) (assistant director - 26 episodes)
- The Lady and the Pussycat (1968) ... (assistant director)
- Hutton's Mutts (1968) ... (assistant director)
- Here Comes the Bribe (1968) ... (assistant director)
- For My Daughter's Hand, You'll Get My Foot (1968) ... (assistant director)
- I Love a Charade (1968) ... (assistant director)
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Ride the Long Trail (1967) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1967 Mosby's Marauders (assistant director)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (assistant director)
 1961-1967 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Willie and the Yank: The Mosby Raiders (1967) ... (assistant director)
- A Tiger Walks: Part 2 (1966) ... (assistant director)
- A Tiger Walks: Part 1 (1966) ... (assistant director)
- The Mooncussers: Graveyard of Ships (1962) ... (assistant director)
- Back Stage Party (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1961-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (assistant director - 151 episodes)
- Long Nights Journey Into Day (1966) ... (assistant director)
- The Man from My Uncle (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Obnoxious, Offensive Egomaniac Etc (1966) ... (assistant director)
- A Day in the Life of Alan Brady (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Talk to the Snail (1966) ... (assistant director)
 1965 I Spy (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Affair in T'Sien Cha (1965) ... (assistant director: Hong Kong)
 1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Viva Valentine (1965) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- Mad, Mad Momma (1965) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1964 A Tiger Walks (assistant director)
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Airtight Case (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Bad Apple (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1960-1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Boat Caper (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- Murder Plays Charades (1960) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1960-1961 Dante (TV Series) (assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Pick a Peck of Diamonds (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- Light Lady, Dark Room (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- Dante's Fickle Fate (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- Dial D for Dante (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- The Misfortune Cookie (1960) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Lethal Weapons (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
- The Trophy (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1961 The Rifleman (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Face of Yesterday (1961) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Man from Yesterday (1960) ... (assistant director)
- A Gun for Willie (1960) ... (assistant director)
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- I Hit and Ran (1960) ... (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (assistant director - 4 episodes)
- The Twain Shall Meet (1960) ... (assistant director)
- Journey for Josh (1960) ... (assistant director)
- Prison Trail (1960) ... (assistant director)
- Vendetta (1960) ... (assistant director)
 1960 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Rabbit's Fang (1960) ... (assistant director)
 1959 Attack of the Giant Leeches (assistant director - uncredited)
 1957-1959 Man Without a Gun (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Hangtree Inn (1959) ... (assistant director)
- Reward (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Dark Road (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Wanted (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Decoy (1957) ... (assistant director)
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Operation Intercept (1959) ... (second assistant director)
 1958 When Hell Broke Loose (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1957-1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series) (assistant director - 9 episodes)
- Blood Brother (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Old Enemy (1958) ... (assistant director)
- The Duel (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Shadow of Cochise (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Bad Boy (1958) ... (assistant director)
 1957 Black Patch (assistant director - as John Chulay)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days (second assistant director: documentary sequence - uncredited)
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