|Date of Birth||13 February 1908 , Omaha, Nebraska, USA|
|Date of Death||23 April 1991 , Santa Monica, California, USA (stroke)|
|Birth Name||William McElroy Dozier|
Mini Bio (1)
In 1948, he and Fontaine launched Rampart Productions, which produced Max Ophüls' Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) starring his wife, and You Gotta Stay Happy (1948), which starred Fontaine and James Stewart. He served as executive producer on both pictures.
Turning to TV as the new decade of the Fifties dawned, Dozier produced the series Danger (1950), which ran for five years from 1950-55. In the Fifties and Sixties, he continued his career as a TV producer, bringing to the tube the short-lived TV series Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers (1953) (1953), The Loner (1965) (1965).
In 1966, he achieved the height of TV success with "Batman" which ran for three seasons and was a cultural sensation. The TV show spun off a Batman (1966) feature film. That same year, he also launched , a modest success, and The Tammy Grimes Show (1966), a notorious flop that shot five episodes and was canceled after four.
Dozier retired as a producer after the 1969 movie _The Big Bounce (1969) flopped, though he enjoyed a modest second career as an actor in the Seventies and early Eighties.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood
|Ann Rutherford||(6 October 1953 - 23 April 1991) (his death)|
|Joan Fontaine||(2 May 1946 - 25 January 1951) (divorced) (1 child)|
|Katherine Foley||(14 September 1929 - 27 April 1946) (divorced) (1 child)|