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Gary Weis is a director and producer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978) and Jimi Hendrix (1973). He has been married to Ellie Wylie since 2010. They have three children. See full bio »

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 2014 SNL Shorts (TV Movie) (clips)
 2004 George Harrison: The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992 (Video documentary) (segment "Got My Mind Set on You")
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 C.C.P.D. (TV Movie) (pilot)
 1990 Bangles Greatest Hits (Video short) (videos "Walk Like an Egyptian", "Walking Down Your Street")
 1986 Homage to Steve (TV Movie documentary) (segment "Concert Segment")
 1986 The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) (segment "Rubber Biscuit")
 1986 The Bangles: Walk Like an Egyptian (Video short)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special)
 1986 Action Family (TV Movie)
 1986 Paul Simon: You Can Call Me Al (Video short)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1977 - 1985) (film segment director - 32 episodes, 1976 - 1977)
- Chevy Chase/Sheila E. (1985) ... (segment "Drum Ad")
- Buck Henry/Jennifer Warnes/Kenny Vance (1977) ... (film segment)
- Shelley Duvall/Joan Armatrading (1977) ... (film segment director)
- Eric Idle/Neil Innes (1977) ... (film segment director)
- Elliott Gould/Kate & Anna McGarrigle/Roslyn Kind (1977) ... (film segment director)
 1984 Young Lust
 1980 Wholly Moses!
 1979 80 Blocks from Tiffany's (Documentary)
 1979 Diary of a Young Comic (TV Movie)
 1978 Things We Did Last Summer (TV Movie)
 1976 The Beach Boys: It's OK (TV Movie)
 1973 Jimi Hendrix (Documentary)
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Music video: Directed The Bangles' video "Walk Like an Egyptian". See more »

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Gary 'Bud' Weis

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When Albert Brooks left Saturday Night Live (1975) in the first season, Gary Weis took over making short films for the series. His work would be introduced as "Here is this weeks film by Gary Weis."

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