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.
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Don | Donald Siegel | Allen Smithee
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
I once told [Jean-Luc Godard
] that he had something I wanted--freedom. He said, "You have something I want--money".
During filming of Dirty Harry
(1971), Siegel fell ill with the flu, and Clint Eastwood
stepped in temporarily as director, during a critical scene involving a suicide jumper. This was Eastwood's first unbilled credit as director.
Known for his extensive preparation and highly efficient shooting style, which were the main influence on the directing style of his protege, Clint Eastwood