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Gerd Oswald (1919–1989)

Gerd Oswald was born on June 9, 1919 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and assistant director, known for A Kiss Before Dying (1956), Brainwashed (1960) and The Outer Limits (1963). He died on May 22, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... (segment "The Star")
- The Beacon/One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty (1985) ... (segment "The Beacon")
 1971 Nichols (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Bunny O'Hare
 1969-1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Touch of Magic (1970)
 1968-1969 Gentle Ben (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Busman's Holiday (1969)
- The Prey (1969)
- Lifeline (1969)
- Flamingo Flats (1969)
 1967-1968 Felony Squad (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hostage (1968)
- Time of Trial (1967)
 1966-1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Chief Mingo (1967)
- Fort West Point (1967)
- The Young Ones (1967)
 1966-1967 Star Trek (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1965-1967 Bonanza (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Unseen Wound (1967)
- The Oath (1966)
 1966 Shane (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Joshua's Kingdom (1966)
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Deserters (1966)
 1960-1965 Rawhide (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Testing Post (1965)
 1965 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Pursuers (1965)
 1963-1965 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- The Premonition (1965)
- Expanding Human (1964)
- Soldier (1964)
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 The Unknown (TV Movie)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Scarlet Eye
 1962 The Longest Day (parachuting scenes in Sainte-Mère-Église, uncredited)
 1960 Brainwashed
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Isle of Eden (1960)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Client: Brand (1959)
 1959 Markham (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Woman of Arles (1959)
 1958 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Double Jeopardy (1958)
 1958 Paris Holiday
 1957 Valerie
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Kill (1956)
 1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
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I have to admit that all I know about film and style I learned from assisting other directors. They taught me what should and should not be done in front of the camera.

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German-born émigré director, former child actor. In the U.S. from 1938, initially as assistant director, subsequently as production manager and associate producer. Directed his first full-length film in 1957, specialising from then on in second features and television episodes. A particularly prolific helmsman of The Outer Limits (1963). See more »

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