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Michael Messinger (1932–2017)

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Known For

Get Smart
Get Smart Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1968-1970)
Foxy Brown
Foxy Brown Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1974)
The Crawling Hand
The Crawling Hand Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1963)
Santee
Santee Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1973)

Filmography

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 1981 Underground Aces (second assistant director)
 1978 Sparrow (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series) (second assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Sighting 4009: The French Incident (1978) ... (second assistant director)
- Sighting 4008: The Desert Springs Incident (1978) ... (second assistant director)
- Sighting 4007: The Forest City Incident (1978) ... (second assistant director)
- Sighting 4006: The Nevada Desert Incident (1978) ... (second assistant director)
- Sighting 4005: The Medicine Bow Incident (1978) ... (second assistant director)
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Lady of the Evening/The Racer (1978) ... (assistant director)
- Escape/Cinderella Girls (1978) ... (assistant director)
 1976 Monster Squad (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Ultra Witch (1976) ... (assistant director)
- The Astrologer (1976) ... (assistant director)
 1976 Gable and Lombard (second assistant director - as Mike Messinger)
 1974-1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series) (assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Love, Honor and Swindle (1975) ... (assistant director)
- Night Train to L.A. (1975) ... (assistant director)
- Buried Alive (1974) ... (assistant director)
- Downshift to Danger (1974) ... (assistant director)
 1974 Foxy Brown (second assistant director)
 1974 The Morning After (TV Movie) (assistant director)
 1973 Santee (assistant director - as Mike Messinger)
 1973 Hawkins (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Death and the Maiden (1973) ... (assistant director)
 1972 Junior Bonner (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1971 What's the Matter with Helen? (assistant director - uncredited)
 1968-1970 Get Smart (TV Series) (assistant director - 52 episodes)
- I Am Curiously Yellow (1970) ... (assistant director)
- Do I Hear a Vaults? (1970) ... (assistant director)
- Hello, Columbus - Goodbye, America (1970) ... (assistant director)
- What's It All About, Algie? (1970) ... (assistant director)
- Smartacus (1970) ... (assistant director)
 1967-1968 He & She (TV Series) (assistant director - 15 episodes)
- What's in the Kitty? (1968) ... (assistant director)
- Knock, Knock, Who's There? Fernando, Fernando Who? (1968) ... (assistant director)
- Dog's Best Friend (1968) ... (assistant director)
- What Do You Get for the Man Who Has Nothing? (1968) ... (assistant director)
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1966 Shane (TV Series) (assistant director - 8 episodes)
- A Man'd Be Proud (1966) ... (assistant director)
- A Long Night of Mourning (1966) ... (assistant director)
- The Silent Gift (1966) ... (assistant director)
- High Road to Viator (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Poor Tom's A-Cold (1966) ... (assistant director)
 1964-1966 The Virginian (TV Series) (assistant director - 4 episodes)
- The Wolves Up Front, the Jackals Behind (1966) ... (assistant director)
- Blaze of Glory (1965) ... (assistant director)
- Shadows of the Past (1965) ... (assistant director)
- The Payment (1964) ... (assistant director)
 1965-1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Who's Watching the Fleshpot? (1966) ... (assistant director)
- This Town for Sale (1965) ... (assistant director)
 1966 Tammy (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Uncle Lucius Returns (1966) ... (assistant director)
 1965 Laredo (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Pride of the Rangers (1965) ... (assistant director)
- Which Way Did They Go? (1965) ... (assistant director)
 1965 McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force (assistant director - uncredited)
 1963 The Crawling Hand (assistant director)
 1961-1962 Route 66 (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Two on the House (1962) ... (assistant director - as Mike Messinger)
- Welcome to Amity (1961) ... (assistant director)
- Trap at Cordova (1961) ... (assistant director)
- A Skill for Hunting (1961) ... (assistant director)
- The Newborn (1961) ... (assistant director)
 1961 Ada (assistant director - uncredited)
 1960 The Alamo (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Debt of Gratitude (1958) ... (assistant director)
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days (second assistant director - uncredited)
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