(1960-61) Unsold pilot: Directed a pilot for a western series about a surgeon wandering the West after the Civil War, called "The Yank", starring James Drury
(another pilot for the series was made in 1961).
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
The thing what you learn in directing is that no matter how complex the shooting, you have to remain sensitive to the people around you or the machine will ultimately take over. If you don't keep in mind the essential humanity of it all, technique will dominate.
To date (2010), only American to direct a James Bond movie -
Never Say Never Again
- though the film itself is technically not considered a "true" Bond film. Kershner first directed Sean Connery
A Fine Madness
17 years earlier.
Sometimes shows a character getting his own hand cut off (e.g.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back