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Dave Powers (I) (1932–2008)

Dave Powers was born on December 2, 1932 in Big Bear Lake, California, USA as David Price Powers. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Three's Company (1977) and Three's a Crowd (1984). He died on July 3, 2008 in Palm Desert, California. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 1993 The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion (TV Movie documentary)
 1986-1990 Mama's Family (TV Series) (95 episodes)
- Bye Bye Baby (1990)
- Pinup Mama (1990)
 1986 The Redd Foxx Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1986)
 1984-1985 Three's a Crowd (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- A Star Is Born (1985)
- King for a Day (1985)
- Deeds of Trust (1985)
 1978-1984 Three's Company (TV Series) (140 episodes)
- The Heiress (1984)
- Forget Me Not (1984)
 1979 The Ropers (TV Series) (6 episodes)
 1968-1978 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (245 episodes)
- Episode #11.23 (1978)
- Episode #11.22 (1978)
- Episode #11.21 (1978)
- Episode #11.20 (1978)
 1976 Sills and Burnett at the Met (TV Movie) (as David Powers)
 1976 The Kelly Monteith Show (TV Series)
 1972 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
 1972 Of Thee I Sing (TV Movie)
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Was associate director of Danny Kaye's TV show in 1965 before moving to The Carol Burnett Show (1967) and becoming a four time Emmy Award-winning director. Later directed for the series Mama's Family (1983) and helmed The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion (1993). See more »

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