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Robert L. Jacks (1927–1987)


Son-in-law of producer Darryl F. Zanuck. See more trivia »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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The Waltons
The Waltons Producer
Prince Valiant
Prince Valiant Producer
A Kiss Before Dying
Bandolero! Producer


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 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Barrington (1987) ... (producer)
 1982-1984 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) (supervising producer - 31 episodes)
- The Fortune Tellers (1984) ... (supervising producer - as Robert Jacks)
- Cooter's Confession (1984) ... (supervising producer - as Robert Jacks)
- The Ransom of Hazzard County (1984) ... (supervising producer - as Robert Jacks)
- Close Call for Daisy (1984) ... (supervising producer - as Robert Jacks)
- How to Succeed in Hazzard (1984) ... (supervising producer - as Robert Jacks)
 1981 A Few Days in Weasel Creek (TV Movie) (producer)
 1981 The Day the Loving Stopped (TV Movie) (producer)
 1981 A Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 More Wild Wild West (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Murder Can Hurt You! (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 Young Love, First Love (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 The Wild Wild West Revisited (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 Mr. Horn (TV Movie) (producer)
  Eight Is Enough (TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes, 1977) (supervising producer - 1 episode, 1978)
- The Lost Weekend (1978) ... (supervising producer)
- The Gipper Caper (1977) ... (producer)
- Hit and Run (1977) ... (producer)
- V Is for Vivian (1977) ... (producer)
- Quarantine (1977) ... (producer)
 1976 Crunch (TV Movie) (producer)
 1976 State Fair (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971-1976 The Waltons (TV Series) (producer - 92 episodes)
- The Collision (1976) ... (producer)
- The Fledgling (1976) ... (producer)
- The House (1976) ... (producer)
- The Quilting (1976) ... (producer)
- The Test (1976) ... (producer)
 1973 Pomroy's People (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 1973 The Girls of Huntington House (TV Movie) (producer)
 1972 Pursuit (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (producer - as Robert Jacks)
 1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (TV Movie) (producer - as Robert Jacks)
 1970 Arnie (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1970) ... (producer - as Robert Jacks)
 1970 Three Coins in the Fountain (TV Movie) (producer)
 1969 Honeymoon with a Stranger (TV Movie) (producer - as Robert Jacks)
 1969 The Undefeated (producer)
 1968 The Legend of Custer (producer)
 1968 Bandolero! (producer)
 1967 Danger Has Two Faces (TV Movie) (producer)
 1967 Custer (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Sabers in the Sun (1967) ... (producer - as Robert Jacks)
  The Man Who Never Was (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 1966) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Drop by Drop (1966) ... (producer)
- One Plus One Equals One (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1958 The Roots of Heaven (associate producer - as Robert Jacks)
 1956 Man from Del Rio (producer)
 1956 Bandido! (producer)
 1956 A Kiss Before Dying (producer)
 1956 The Proud Ones (producer)
 1956 The Killer Is Loose (producer)
 1955 White Feather (producer)
 1954 The Raid (producer)
 1954 Princess of the Nile (producer)
 1954 Gorilla at Large (producer)
 1954 Prince Valiant (producer)
 1953 Man in the Attic (producer)
 1953 The Desert Rats (producer)
 1953 Man on a Tightrope (producer)
 1952 Lure of the Wilderness (producer)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1973, he and Earl Hamner Jr. co-produced an unsold television pilot for ABC called "Pomroy's People." The program starred Brock Peters as a minister in a rural Kentucky community.

Alternate Names:

Robert Jacks

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American producer of westerns and adventure films for 20th Century Fox in the 1950's. Subsequently active in television. See more »

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