Dan Curtis (I) (1927–2006)

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Dan Curtis was born on August 12, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for Burnt Offerings (1976), Dark Shadows (1966) and War and Remembrance (1988). He was married to Norma Mae Klein. He died on March 27, 2006 in Brentwood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Burnt Offerings Producer
(1976)
Dark Shadows Producer
(1966-1971)
(1988-1989)
The Winds of War Producer
(1983)

Filmography

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 2005-2006 Night Stalker (TV Series) (consulting producer - 10 episodes)
- What's the Frequency, Kolchak? (2006) ... (consulting producer)
- Timeless (2006) ... (consulting producer)
- Into Night (2006) ... (consulting producer)
- The Sea (2006) ... (consulting producer)
- The Source (2005) ... (consulting producer)
 2005 Dark Shadows (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Our Fathers (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Saving Milly (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 The Love Letter (TV Movie) (producer)
 1993 Me and the Kid (producer)
 1992 Intruders (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.10 (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Johnny Ryan (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988-1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Part XII (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Part XI (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Part X (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Part IX (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Part VIII (1989) ... (executive producer)
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Into the Maelstrom (1983) ... (producer)
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... (producer)
- Of Love and War (1983) ... (producer)
- Defiance (1983) ... (producer)
- Cataclysm (1983) ... (producer)
 1982 The Big Easy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 The Long Days of Summer (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 Mrs. R's Daughter (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Superstar (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Hail to the Chief (1979) ... (executive producer)
- The Queen and the Improbable Knight (1979) ... (executive producer)
- And a Cup of Kindness, Too (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Express to Terror (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978 When Every Day Was the Fourth of July (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 Curse of the Black Widow (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1977 Dead of Night (TV Movie) (producer)
 1976 Burnt Offerings (producer)
 1975 The Kansas City Massacre (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975 Trilogy of Terror (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 The Great Ice Rip-Off (TV Movie) (producer)
  The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1974) (producer - 2 episodes, 1973)
- Nightmare at 43 Hillcrest (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Shadow of Fear (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) ... (producer)
- Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) ... (producer)
 1974 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Melvin Purvis G-MAN (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Dracula (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Scream of the Wolf (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 The Invasion of Carol Enders (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 The Norliss Tapes (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 The Night Strangler (TV Movie) (producer)
 1972 The Night Stalker (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 Night of Dark Shadows (producer)
 1966-1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,225 episodes)
- Episode #1.1245 (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1244 (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1243 (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1242 (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1241 (1971) ... (executive producer)
 1970 House of Dark Shadows (producer)
 1968 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie) (producer)
 1967 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie) (producer)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (35 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Spouse:

Norma Mae Klein  (her death)  (3 children)
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Personal Quote:

[in 1989, accepting his Emmy award for Best Miniseries for War and Remembrance (1988)] I'd like to thank ABC for ponying up the dough to pay for this.

Trivia:

He began his show business career as a salesman for NBC-TV in the 1950s and then went work for entertainment conglomerate MCA. See more »

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