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Merrill Brockway (1923–2013)


He served in the Army in Europe in World War II as a chaplain's driver, and played piano for the chaplain's services. See more trivia »


(age 90) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »


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 1989-1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1982 Kennedy's Children (TV Movie)
 1981 Davidsbündlertänze (Short)
 1975 Chicken Soup with Rice (Video short) (dialogue director - as Merril Brockway)
 1972 Songs of Bertolt Brecht (TV Movie)
 1971 Inner Exile: The Poetry of Anna Akhmatova (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Kabuki Techniques (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Dial M for Music (TV Series)
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Alternate Names:

Merril Brockway

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He realized he would never be a professional classical pianist. He saw the potential of television, and in 1953 took a job at WCAU, the CBS affiliate in Philadelphia. His first job was moving scenery for "Action in the Afternoon," a daily half-hour western. Within a year he was promoted to director, and worked on educational and children's programs. See more »

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