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Date of Birth 9 June 1919Berlin, Germany
Date of Death 22 May 1989Los Angeles, California, USA  (cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

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), The Outer Limits (1963) and Brainwashed (1960). He died on May 22, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Son of director Richard Oswald.
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).

Personal Quotes (1)

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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