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Date of Birth 14 February 1926Berlin, Germany
Date of Death 19 July 2004Amman, Jordan  (automobile accident)
Birth NameIrvin Shortess Yeaworth Jr.
Nickname Shorty

Mini Bio (1)

Irvin S. Yeaworth began his career in radio, singing (at age ten) on the first radio station in the world, KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He later became a radio and TV producer. His first feature, "Twice Convicted", was shot in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, in the early 1950s (several years later new footage was added and it was re-titled The Flaming Teenage (1956)). He directed three sci-fi films in the late '50s/early '60s (The Blob (1958), 4D Man (1959), Dinosaurus! (1960)), then went back to his first love: making religious films (some with Billy Graham. He also worked in amusement and theme park pavilion design and production.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tom Weaver <TomWeavr@aol.com>

Spouse (1)

Jean Yeaworth (1945 - 19 July 2004) (his death) (5 children)

Trivia (4)

Children: daughters Katherine and Deborah; sons Irvin S. III, David, and Jonathan.
Was completing an entertainment complex in Jordan at the time of his death. It was a similarly themed park like Disneyland called "Jordanian Experience at the Aquaba Gateway".
Served in Presbyterian and non-denominational ministries.
An executive at Valley Forge Film Studios in Pennsylvania.

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