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Alan Rafkin (1928–2001)

Alan Rafkin was born on July 23, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), Coach (1989) and It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986). He died on August 6, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1998-1999 Suddenly Susan (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- The Gay Parade (1999)
- First Date (1999)
 1999 Jesse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- L'Eggo My Diego (1999)
 1998 The Closer (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 Chicago Sons (TV Series)
 1989-1996 Coach (TV Series) (86 episodes)
- Fantasy Camp (1996)
- Save the Wave (1996)
- Bo Knows (1995)
- The Kicker (1995)
 1995-1996 Hope & Gloria (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Baby Love (1996)
- Note to Self (1996)
- One Sorry Mother (1996)
- Tainted Love (1996)
- A New York Story (1996)
 1995 The Jeff Foxworthy Show (TV Series)
 1994-1995 Murphy Brown (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Good Nephew (1995)
- It's Miller Time (1995)
- A Rat's Tale (1995)
 1994 Good Advice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Two Times Twenty (1994)
 1990 A Family for Joe (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Having a Baby (1990)
- Night School (1990)
- Law and Order (1990)
- An Earful (1990)
 1990 The Ghost Writer (TV Movie)
 1988-1989 The Boys (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Gene's Problem (1988)
 1989 Chicken Soup (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Operation Jackie (1989)
- Bea's Night Out (1989)
 1988 First Impressions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Frank's Date (1988)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Puppetman (1987)
 1987 She's the Sheriff (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Pilot (1987)
- Call Me Madam (1987)
- Monkey Business (1987)
- Lover Boy (1987)
 1985-1986 Charlie & Co. (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Rent and Rave (1986)
- Here's Rachel (1986)
 1984-1985 Glitter (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Tribute (1985)
- On Your Toes (1984)
 1985 Sam (TV Movie)
 1984-1985 Charles in Charge (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Meet Grandpa (1985)
- Mr. Brilliant (1985)
- The Wrong Guy (1985)
- Charles 'R' Us (1985)
 1983-1984 We Got It Made (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- The Other Tucker (1984)
- Mickey's Poster (1984)
- Sexiest Bachelor (1983)
- Mickey's T-Shirt (1983)
 1978-1983 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (123 episodes)
- Honeymoon II (1983)
- Sisters (1983)
- Sonny Boy (1983)
- Buyer's Remorse (1983)
 1981 Harry's Battles (TV Movie)
 1981 Living in Paradise (TV Movie)
 1979 Hanging In (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Old Girlfriend (1979)
 1977 A Year at the Top (TV Series)
 1977 Blansky's Beauties (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Dear Nancy (1977)
 1977 Handle with Care (TV Movie)
 1977 Alice (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Hex (1977)
- The Accident (1977)
- Mel's in Love (1977)
 1976-1977 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1976-1977 The Nancy Walker Show (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Reunion (1977)
- The Partners (1977)
- Rival Agents (1976)
- Dear Dr. Dora (1976)
 1974-1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Carol (1976)
- Fred's Extra Job (1976)
 1976 Viva Valdez (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- The Apprentice (1976)
- Weekend (1976)
- Papa's Legacy (1976)
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- My Three Tons (1976)
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Let's Switch! (TV Movie)
 1970-1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1974 Rhoda (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Honeymoon (1974)
 1973-1974 Lotsa Luck (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Get Off My Back (1974)
- Bummy's Girl (1974)
- Stan's Assistant (1974)
 1974 Another April (TV Movie)
 1974 The Girl with Something Extra (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973-1974 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- House Guests (1974)
- Turning Pro (1973)
- Those Who Care (1973)
 1973 Daddy's Girl (TV Movie)
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Love and the Anniversary/Love and the Playwright/Love and the Trampled Passion (1973) ... (segment "Love and the Anniversary")
- Love and the Singing Suitor/Love and the Unmarriage/Love and the Wee He (1973) ... (segments "Love and the Unmarriage", "Love and the Wee He")
- Love and the Duel/Love and the Note/Love and the Young Unmarrieds (1971) ... (segment "Love and the Duel")
- Love and Las Vegas/Love and the Good Samaritan/Love and the Marriage Counselor (1970) ... (segment "Love and the Good Samaritan")
 1973 Here We Go Again (TV Series)
 1972 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Accident Con (1972)
 1972 The Super (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Me and the Chimp (TV Series)
 1971 God Bless Mr. Ferguson (TV Movie)
 1971 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Oscar's New Life (1971)
- A Taste of Money (1971)
- Engrave Trouble (1971)
 1971 The Partridge Family (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Road Song (1971)
 1971 That Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Those Friars (1971)
 1971 Arnie (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Second Honeymoon (1971)
 1969-1970 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Check the Check (1970)
 1970 Nancy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1969-1970 My World and Welcome to It (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1969 The Doris Day Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Togetherness (1969)
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Room 222 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 The Flim-Flam Man (TV Movie)
 1964-1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (27 episodes)
- A Singer in Town (1966)
- The Foster Lady (1966)
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Laredo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Lookout Point (1966)
 1966 The Jean Arthur Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964-1965 Bewitched (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1965 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Gladiators (1965)
- Joe College (1965)
 1965 Ski Party
 1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Jet Set (1965)
 1965 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964-1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Triple Trouble (1964)
 1962-1964 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Death of the Party (1964) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- Pink Pills and Purple Parents (1964) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- My Husband Is a Check-Grabber (1963) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- My Husband Is Not a Drunk (1962) ... (as Al Rafkin)
 1963-1964 My Favorite Martian (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Nose for News (1964)
- Man or Amoeba (1963)
 1964 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Tycoons (1964)
- Horoscope (1964)
 1962-1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Bunny's Cousin (1963) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- Jose's Guided Tour (1963) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- Rusty's Birthday (1963) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- Bunny, the Brownie Leader (1962) ... (as Al Rafkin)
- Tonoose, Life of the Party (1962) ... (as Al Rafkin)
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
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"Cue the Bunny on the Rainbow: Tales from TV's Most Prolific Sitcom Director" (memoir, 1998)

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