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Don Medford (1917–2012)

Don Medford was born on November 26, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Donald Muller. He was a director and producer, known for Tales of Tomorrow (1951), The F.B.I. (1965) and Dynasty (1981). He died on December 12, 2012 in West Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1989 True Blue (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1988 Something Is Out There (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1981-1988 Dynasty (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- The Proposal (1988)
- The Warning (1988)
- The Rifle (1988)
- The Interview (1988)
- The Fair (1987)
 1985-1987 The Colbys (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Crossroads (1987)
- Sanctuary (1986)
- The Letter (1986)
- A House Divided (1985)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Deadly Honeymoon (1986)
 1985 Airwolf (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Crossover (1985)
- Airwolf II (1985)
 1985 Hell Town (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1983-1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Dead Ringer (1985)
- Boom (1984)
- Bite of the Wasp (1984)
- P.S. I Love You (1983)
 1985 Hell Town (TV Movie)
 1984 Jessie (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Long Fuse (1984)
- Flesh Wounds (1984)
 1984 Emerald Point N.A.S. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Disguises (1984)
 1983 Dusty (TV Movie)
 1983 Trauma Center (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Smash- Up (1983)
- Turnaround (1983)
- Breakthrough (1983)
 1981 Sizzle (TV Movie)
 1980 Coach of the Year (TV Movie)
 1979 Mrs. Columbo (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series) (1 episode)
- RX for Dying (1978)
 1978 The Clone Master (TV Movie)
 1975-1978 Baretta (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- The Bundle (1978)
- Barney (1978)
- The Gadjo (1978)
- The Marker (1978)
 1978 Kaz (TV Series)
 1976-1977 Most Wanted (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Dutchman (1977)
- The Skykiller (1976)
 1977 The November Plan (TV Movie)
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1975-1976 Police Story (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1965-1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series) (32 episodes)
- Deadly Ambition (1974)
- Town of Terror (1973)
- The Confession (1973)
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Wrongful Death (1973)
 1973 The Fuzz Brothers (TV Movie)
 1971 Cannon (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fool's Gold (1971)
 1971 Incident in San Francisco (TV Movie)
 1969 Lancer (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Warburton's Edge (1969)
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Condition: Red (1967)
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Battleground (1967)
 1967 Ghostbreakers (TV Movie)
 1964-1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- The Outsider (1966)
- P.O.W.: Part Two (1965)
- P.O.W.: Part One (1965)
- The Lorelei (1965)
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 To Trap a Spy
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Troubled Image (1963)
 1963 Mr. Novak (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962-1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Colossus (1963)
- The Prison (1962)
 1960-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Death Ship (1963)
- The Mirror (1961)
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960-1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bride of the Fox (1960)
 1961-1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Chase the Dragon (1962)
- Silent Partner (1961)
 1962 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Night Visitors (1961)
 1959-1960 The Rifleman (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Silent Knife (1960)
- The Illustrator (1960)
- The Lariat (1960)
- The Vision (1960)
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Runaway (1960)
 1959-1960 The Detectives (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The New Man (1960)
- Song of Songs (1960)
- Little Girl Lost (1960)
- Anatomy of Fear (1960)
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rebel Ranger (1959)
 1959 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hostiles (1959)
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dark Morning (1959)
 1958-1959 M Squad (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Fire Makers (1959)
- Mugger Murder (1959)
- One Man's Life (1959)
- The Teacher (1959)
 1959 The Deputy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Badge for a Day (1959)
 1959 Markham (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Duelists (1959)
 1954-1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- A Child Is Born (1956)
- The Breach (1956)
- Orphans (1956)
 1957-1958 Suspicion (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Imposter (1958)
- Diagnosis: Death (1958)
 1957-1958 Decoy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Night of Fire (1958) ... (as Donald Medford)
- Stranglehold (1957)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Material Witness (1958)
- The Velvet Trap (1958)
 1957 Climax! (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Trial by Fire (1957)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pride of the Man (1956)
 1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Into Thin Air (1955)
 1953-1954 Medallion Theatre (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Magic Touch (1954)
- A Day in Town (1953)
- Dear Cynthia (1953)
 1953 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1951-1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (36 episodes)
- The Spider's Web (1953)
- The Evil Within (1953)
- Past Tense (1953)
- Ghost Writer (1953)
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For nearly four decades, he was one of the most prolific of American television directors, possibly best remembered for helming the final two episodes of The Fugitive (1963), watched by a then-record audience of 78 million. His trademark was 'day for night' shooting (underdeveloping a print shot in daytime during post-production to make it look like a scene shot at night). This earned him the ... See more »

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