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Kalai Strode (1946–2014)

Kalai Strode was born in Hollywood, California in 1946, the first of the "baby boomers" generation. His father, Woody Strode, was playing for the Los Angeles Rams football team with Kenny Washington as the quarterback. His mother, Luukialuana Kealohapauole Kaluhiokalani, was a hula dancer for the Harry Owens band. They lived in a two story house ... See full bio »

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The Lost Boys
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 2010 Deadly Honeymoon (TV Movie) (second second assistant director)
 1999 4 Faces (second assistant director)
 1994-1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series) (second assistant director - 15 episodes)
- Murder at the Finish Line (1998) ... (second assistant director)
- An Education in Murder (1998) ... (second assistant director)
- Down and Dirty Dead (1997) ... (second assistant director)
- A Mime Is a Terrible Thing to Waste (1997) ... (second assistant director)
- Slam Dunk Dead (1997) ... (second assistant director)
 1992 Human Target (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1990 Phantom (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1990 Broken Badges (TV Series) (first assistant director: second unit)
 1990 Sunset Beat (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1990 Down Home (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1990 House Party (assistant director - as Kelly St. Rode)
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1988 For Keeps? (second assistant director)
 1987 Buck James (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1987 The Lost Boys (second assistant director: second unit - as Woody K. Strode)
 1987 Amerika (TV Mini-Series) (second assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Part IV (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Part II (1987) ... (second assistant director)
- Part I (1987) ... (second assistant director)
 1985 Stir Crazy (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1985 Gidget's Summer Reunion (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1985 Challenge of a Lifetime (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1984 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1983 Lottery! (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- X-22 (1982) ... (second assistant director)
 1981 When I Am King (second assistant director)
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway (second assistant director)
 1981 Bustin' Loose (first assistant director: second unit)
 1981 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- I Think I'm Having a Baby (1981) ... (second assistant director)
 1980 Up the Academy (second assistant director)
 1979 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- A Special Gift (1979) ... (second assistant director)
 1979 North Dallas Forty (second assistant director)
 1979 Samurai (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1978-1979 The White Shadow (TV Series) (second assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Pregnant Pause (1979) ... (second assistant director)
- Bonus Baby (1978) ... (second assistant director)
- Here's Mud in Your Eye (1978) ... (second assistant director)
 1978 Suddenly, Love (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1978 The Immigrants (TV Movie) (dga trainee)
 1978 Rainbow (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (trainee assistant director - uncredited)
 1978 The One and Only (trainee assistant director - uncredited)
 1978 A Woman Called Moses (TV Series) (dga trainee - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (dga trainee)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (dga trainee)
 1977 A Piece of the Action (dga trainee)
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1977 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1977) ... (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1973 Police Story (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series) (dga trainee)
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Alternate Names:

Kelly St. Rode | Woody K. Strode

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Son of Woody Strode and Luana Strode.

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