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Will Sheldon (I) (1906–1998)

Will Sheldon was born on March 7, 1906 in New York, USA as Willard Sheldon. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928), Leave It to Beaver (1957) and Run for Your Life (1965). He died on December 31, 1998 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Stake-Out (1961) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1960-1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Flee Now, Pay Later (1961) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Careless Joe (1960) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (assistant director - 9 episodes)
- A Very Moral Theft (1960) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- The Impossible Dream (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
- The Right Price (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
- The Morning of the Bride (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- A Personal Matter (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1960 Markham (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Young Conspirator (1960) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- A Cry from the Penthouse (1960) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shjeldon)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series) (assistant director - 3 episodes)
- The Wild Reed (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Nature of the Night (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- The Parents (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1958-1959 M Squad (TV Series) (assistant director - 3 episodes)
- The European Plan (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Lover's Lane Killing (1958) ... (assistant director)
- Blue Indigo (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1959 State Trooper (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Hard Money, Soft Touch (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Travel Now, Slay Later (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1958-1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Melany (1959) ... (assistant director)
- Hornitas Town (1958) ... (assistant director)
 1957-1959 Wagon Train (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- The Annie Griffith Story (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- The Flint McCullough Story (1959) ... (assistant director)
- The Nels Stack Story (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
- The Les Rand Story (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
- The Ruth Owens Story (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series) (assistant director - 7 episodes)
- The Big Drop (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Aces and Eights (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- According to Luke (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Stocks and Blondes (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- When I Am Dead, My Darling... (1959) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1958 Buckskin (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- A Picture of Pa (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- China Boy (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1958 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (assistant director - 15 episodes)
- Beaver and Henry (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Boarding School (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Beaver's Bad Day (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Wally's Job (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Beaver's Old Friend (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957-1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Bentley and His Junior Image (1958) ... (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
- Uncle Bentley and the Aunts (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series) (assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Doomsday (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- The Flight (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Lonely Wizard (1957) ... (assistant director)
 1957 The 27th Day (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series) (assistant director - 7 episodes)
- The Swapper (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- The Gentle Kingdom (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Along Came Tubbs (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Corporal Carson (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- The Old Soldier (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 The Night the World Exploded (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Connoisseur (1957) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 Utah Blaine (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1957 Hoofs and Goofs (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Rumble on the Docks (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Commotion on the Ocean (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Scheming Schemers (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
 1956 Hot Stuff (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 The Werewolf (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Rumpus in the Harem (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 For Crimin' Out Loud (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Flagpole Jitters (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1955-1956 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series) (assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Horseman on the Sierras (1956) ... (assistant director)
- The Atomic Trail (1955) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Prairie Raiders (1955) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Uranium Pete (1955) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1956 Perils of the Wilderness (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1955 Blunder Boys (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1955 Hot Ice (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series) (assistant director - 4 episodes)
- The Robert Croft Story (1955) ... (assistant director)
- The Mildred Milliken Story (1955) ... (assistant director)
- The Luke Fortune Story (1955) ... (assistant director)
- The Nancy Marlborough Story (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1955 Wham-Bam-Slam! (Short) (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1953-1955 City Detective (TV Series) (assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Goodbye Old Paint (1955) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Desert Ice (1955) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Drop Coin Here (1954) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
- Christmas Pardon (1953) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1953 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Frozen Escape (1953) ... (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Lullaby (1953) ... (assistant director)
 1953 The Pride of the Family (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1953) ... (assistant director)
 1953 Sky Commando (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1948 Last of the Wild Horses (assistant director - as Willard H. Sheldon)
 1948 The Return of Wildfire (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
 1948 The Winner's Circle (assistant director - uncredited)
 1947 Look-Out Sister (assistant director)
 1947 Bells of San Fernando (assistant director - as Willard Shelton)
 1944 Follow the Boys (assistant director - uncredited)
 1944 Oklahoma Raiders (assistant director - uncredited)
 1944 Phantom Lady (assistant director - uncredited)
 1944 Marshal of Gunsmoke (assistant director - uncredited)
 1944 Sing a Jingle (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1943 Hi'ya, Sailor (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1943 So's Your Uncle (assistant director - as Willard Sheldon)
 1943 Hit the Ice (assistant director - uncredited)
 1940 Ridin' the Trail (assistant director - as William Sheldon)
 1936 San Francisco (assistant director - uncredited)
 1934 Viva Villa! (assistant director - uncredited)
 1932 Freaks (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1932 The Passionate Plumber (assistant director - uncredited)
 1930 Doughboys (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1928 Show People (assistant director - uncredited)
 1928 Laugh, Clown, Laugh (assistant director)
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Willard H. Sheldon | Willard Sheldon | William Sheldon | Willard H. Shelton | Willard Shelton | Willard Shjeldon
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