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Boris Sagal (1923–1981)

Boris Sagal was born on October 18, 1923 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine]. He was a director and writer, known for The Omega Man (1971), Girl Happy (1965) and Mike Hammer (1956). He was married to Marge Champion and Sara Macon. He died on May 22, 1981 in Portland, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 57) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

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 1982 World War III (TV Movie)
 1981 Dial M for Murder (TV Movie)
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Part IV (1981)
- Part III (1981)
- Part II (1981)
- Part I (1981)
 1981 When the Circus Came to Town (TV Movie)
 1980 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie)
 1980 Ike: The War Years (TV Movie)
 1979 Ike: The War Years (TV Mini-Series) (in Europe)
 1979 Mrs. Columbo (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Word Games (1979)
 1978 Angela
 1978 The Awakening Land (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
 1976 Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 Sherlock Holmes in New York (TV Movie)
 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
 1976 The Oregon Trail (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1976)
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1975)
 1975 Griff (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Man on the Outside (TV Movie)
 1975 The Runaway Barge (TV Movie)
 1975 The Dream Makers (TV Movie)
 1974 The Greatest Gift (TV Movie)
 1974 Ironside (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1974 A Case of Rape (TV Movie)
 1974 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Indict and Convict (TV Movie)
 1972-1973 Columbo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1973 Deliver Us from Evil (TV Movie)
 1973 Madigan (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Naples Beat (1973)
- The Lisbon Beat (1973)
 1972 The Scarecrow (TV Movie)
 1971 McCloud (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Disposal Man (1971)
 1971 The Failing of Raymond (TV Movie)
 1971 The Harness (TV Movie)
 1971 The D.A. (TV Series)
 1971 The Omega Man
 1971 Hitched (TV Movie)
 1970 Hauser's Memory (TV Movie)
 1970 San Francisco International Airport (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Emergency Alert (1970)
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Movie Murderer (TV Movie)
 1969 D.A.: Murder One (TV Movie)
 1969 Rod Serling's Night Gallery (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Night Gallery (1969) ... (segment "The Cemetery")
 1969 Destiny of a Spy (TV Movie)
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series) (1 episode)
- U.M.C. (1969)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nobody (1967)
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Made in Paris
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Survival (1965)
 1965 Girl Happy
 1961-1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Cobweb Chain (1962)
 1963 Mr. Novak (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1962 Combat! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Day in June (1962)
 1962 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hannigan (1962)
 1961-1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Big Score (1962)
- The Test (1962)
- Maria (1961)
 1959-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hitler's Secret (1959)
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Perjury (1961)
 1961 The Spiral Staircase (TV Movie)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Arrival (1961)
- The Silence (1961)
 1961 'Way Out (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Death Wish (1961)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Economy of Death (1961)
 1960-1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Hangman's Island (1960)
- The Intruders (1960)
 1960-1961 Hong Kong (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Survivor (1961)
- Lesson in Fear (1961)
- Nine Lives (1960)
- Pearl Flower (1960)
 1960 The Emperor's Clothes (TV Movie)
 1959-1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Fill the Cup (1960)
 1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959-1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Brain Picker (1960)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Wild Reed (1959)
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Client: Nelson (1959)
 1958-1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series) (25 episodes)
- The Big Drop (1959)
- I Ain't Talkin' (1959)
- Aces and Eights (1959)
 1958 Man with a Camera (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Cover of Art (1958)
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 M Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Sitters (1958)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Spy (1958)
 1958 Flight (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957-1958 State Trooper (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Last Waltz (1958)
- The Widow Makers (1957)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Deadwood (1958)
 1955-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Cave-In (1958)
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Stage: Directed "Lost in the Stars" by Maxwell Anderson. Ebony Showcase Theatre (operated by Nick Stewart). Cast: Al Freeman Jr., William Schallert.

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He was killed early in the production of the TV film World War III (1982) in a helicopter accident in Oregon. He had just returned from filming aerial shots, his helicopter landing in the parking lot of the Timberline lodge on Mt. Hood (the exteriors location from The Shining (1980)). Preoccupied with his work, he inadvertently turned the wrong way upon getting out of the helicopter, walking ... See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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