Produced and directed the pilot for The Legend of Jesse James
(1965). When the series was picked up, Siegel became the series' producer but did not direct any episodes.
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
Don | Donald Siegel | Allen Smithee
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I'm not a violent man . . . There are many other things that happen in our lives other than crime and violence and I think, as long as we do them entertainingly, then what's wrong with doing them?
Began in the film business in 1934. His uncle, Jack Saper
, was a producer at Warner Brothers and arranged for Siegel to get an interview with production chief Hal B. Wallis
, who gave him a job in the film library at that studio.
His films were frequently interpreted as having controversial, right-wing political or sociological undertone, which Siegel never commented on