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Sidney Katz (I) (1918–2009)

Sidney Katz was born on February 20, 1918 in Marion County, Indiana, USA as Sidney Morris Katz. He is known for his work on The Swimmer (1968), The Defenders (1961) and Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970). He died on June 18, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1990 Nightmare on the 13th Floor (TV Movie)
 1989 Traveling Man (TV Movie)
 1988 Run Till You Fall (TV Movie)
 1988 Sharing Richard (TV Movie)
 1988 Shakedown on the Sunset Strip (TV Movie)
 1986 Who Is Julia? (TV Movie)
 1986 Seize the Day
 1985 Covenant (TV Movie) (as Sidney M. Katz)
 1985 The Key to Rebecca (TV Movie)
 1985 This Wife for Hire (TV Movie) (as Sidney M. Katz)
 1984 He's Fired, She's Hired (TV Movie)
 1984 Love Thy Neighbor (TV Movie)
 1983 Right of Way (TV Movie)
 1983 Emerald Point N.A.S. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1983)
 1982 Café Flesh
 1982 Bare Essence (TV Movie) (as Sidney M. Katz)
 1982 Massarati and the Brain (TV Movie)
 1982 The Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie)
 1980 Beyond Westworld (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1980 Skag (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- In Trouble at 15 (1980)
- Pilot (1980)
 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie)
 1979 Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (TV Movie)
 1979 The Country Western Murders (TV Movie)
 1978 Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie)
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Voices of Silence (1978) ... (as Sidney M. Katz)
- The Man Who Would Be King (1978) ... (as Sidney M. Katz)
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Queen of the Silver Dollar (1978) ... (as Sidney M. Katz)
- Hunter Country (1978) ... (as Sidney M. Katz)
 1978 Ring of Passion (TV Movie) (as Sidney M. Katz)
 1977 The Girl Called Hatter Fox (TV Movie)
 1976-1977 Kojak (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Godson (1977)
- A Need to Know (1976)
- Birthday Party (1976)
 1976 The Story of David (TV Movie)
 1975 Rancho Deluxe
 1973 Life Study
 1970 Female Animal
 1969 Last Summer
 1968 The Swimmer
 1967 Round Trip
 1967 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 The Borgia Stick (TV Movie)
 1966 The Beatles at Shea Stadium (TV Movie documentary)
 1961 Brenner (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Thin Line (1961)
 1960 The Pusher
 1957 Maurice Chevalier's Paris (TV Movie documentary)
 1955 I Spy (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Operation A-Bomb (Short)
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Studied journalism at the University of Minnesota and worked then as a reporter while writing short stories for "Saturday Evening Post," "Ladies Home Journal" and "Collier's". See more »

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