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John Rich (I) (1925–2012)

John Rich was born on July 6, 1925 in Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for All in the Family (1971), The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) and Benson (1979). He was married to Patricia Dodds and Sylvia Lewis. He died on January 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1999 Payne (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1996-1997 Something So Right (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1996-1997 Mr. Rhodes (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1996 Pistol Pete (TV Movie)
 1995 Hudson Street (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bells & Whistles (1995)
 1995 If Not for You (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Who Are You? (1995)
- Rise and Shine (1995)
- Snap! (1995)
- The Kiss (1995)
 1994 Murphy Brown (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993-1994 The Second Half (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Ten (1994)
- High Nooner (1994)
- Far and Awry (1994)
- The Gym (1993)
 1994 The Good Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1994)
 1991-1992 Walter & Emily (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Sis (1992)
- Date Night (1992)
- Labor Pains (1992)
- Remember Me? (1992)
 1991 The Man in the Family (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- My Pal Joey (1991)
- Real News (1991)
- Uncle Sal (1991)
- None for Sal (1991)
 1991 Baby Talk (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Dear John (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Margo (1989)
- Gone Camping (1989)
- Sisters (1989)
- The Last Dance (1989)
 1989 Nearly Departed (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Grant's Aunt (1989)
- Grandpa's Date (1989)
- TV or Not TV (1989)
- Altared States (1989)
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Chameleon (1986)
- Moscow Bureau (1986)
 1986 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Leftwich in Love (1986)
- Fear of Falling (1986)
- Too Many Cooks (1986)
 1983 Condo (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Members Only (1983)
- Nouveau Poor (1983)
- The Affair (1983)
- Condomania (1983)
- The Dog (1983)
 1983 Amanda's (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1982 Newhart (TV Series) (1 episode)
- In the Beginning (1982)
 1980-1982 Benson (TV Series) (43 episodes)
- Black Tuesday (1982)
- The Lumber Mill (1982)
- The Party's Over (1982)
- Teed Off (1982)
- In the Red (1982)
 1979 Dorothy (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1979 Billy (TV Series)
 1978 Mother, Juggs & Speed (TV Short)
 1976 Charo and the Sergeant (TV Movie)
 1975-1976 On the Rocks (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- High Noon (1976)
- Free and Clear (1976)
- Testing, Testing (1976)
 1975 Grandpa Max (TV Movie)
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Stakeout (1975)
 1974 Clarence Darrow (TV Movie)
 1974 Good Times (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Black Jesus (1974)
 1971 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Tennis Pro (1971)
 1968-1971 That Girl (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Stag Party (1971)
- That Señorita (1970)
 1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1957-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- The Long Night (1969)
- O'Quillian (1968)
- Deadman's Law (1968)
- Hard Luck Henry (1967)
- The Big Con (1958)
 1968 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Axis Annie (1968)
 1960-1968 Bonanza (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Burning Sky (1968)
- The Trail Gang (1960)
- The Mill (1960)
 1967 Good Morning, World (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1967 Hey, Landlord (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Testing, One Two (1967)
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Moment of Truth (1966)
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series) (1 episode)
- McNab's Lab (1966)
 1961-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (41 episodes)
- The Last Chapter (1966)
- The Masterpiece (1963)
- That's My Boy?? (1963)
 1966 I Spy (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Goodbye Island (1964)
- Two on a Raft (1964)
 1964 Roustabout
 1960-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1962 McKeever & the Colonel (TV Series)
 1959-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Labor of Love (1961)
 1961 Mister Ed (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pine Lake Lodge (1961)
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Stormy Weather (1961)
 1961 The Americans (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Regular (1961)
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Scalpel (1960)
- Longshot (1960)
 1960 The Rifleman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Pitchman (1960)
 1960 New Comedy Showcase (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Slezak and Son (1960)
 1959-1960 Markham (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Nephews (1959)
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958-1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Lady Luck (1959)
- Deadline (1959)
- Sharpshooter (1959)
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Strange Request (1959)
 1958-1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Paradise Gap (1959)
- The Maccabites (1958)
- Breakout (1958)
 1959 Bold Venture (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Kazantos (1959)
- Oliver's Twist (1959)
 1957 Conflict (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1956 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jeannie's Here (1956)
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Chimpanzee (1956)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955-1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series) (27 episodes)
- Travel Crazy (1956)
- White Lies (1956)
- Geraldine (1956)
 1955 Dateline: Disneyland (TV Special documentary)
 1953-1954 I Married Joan (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Mabel's Dress (1954)
- Barbecue (1954)
- Superstition (1954)
- The Musical (1953)
- Tropical Fish (1953)
 1953 Colonel Humphrey Flack (TV Series)
 1951 Big Town (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Box 243 (1951)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (8 credits)

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Best known as the Emmy Award-winning director of All in the Family (1971) and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961). See more »

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