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James Frawley (I) (1936–2019)


James Frawley was born on September 29, 1936 in Houston, Texas, USA as James Joseph Frawley. He was a director and producer, known for The Muppet Movie (1979), The Big Bus (1976) and The Monkees (1966). He was married to Cynthia Margaret. He died on January 22, 2019 in Indian Wells, California, USA. See full bio »

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

Known For

The Muppet Movie Director
(1979)
The Big Bus Director
(1976)
The Monkees Director
(1966-1968)
Ed Director
(2000-2002)

Filmography

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 2007-2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Losing My Mind (2008)
- Love/Addiction (2007)
 2008-2009 Private Practice (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Second Chances (2009)
- Tempting Faith (2008)
 2007 Spellbound (TV Movie)
 2007 Shark (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Bridge (2007)
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Pilot (2007)
 2007 Notes from the Underbelly (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2005-2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Speed Demon (2007)
- Dead Man's Ridge (2006)
- Last Execution (2006)
- Homecoming (2005)
 2006 Three Moons Over Milford (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Goodnight Moon (2006)
- Shoot the Moon (2006)
- Pilot (2006)
 2006 The Book of Daniel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Temptation (2006)
 2006 In Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2005 Reunion (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 1989 (2005)
 2005 Related (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999-2005 Judging Amy (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Early Winter (2004)
- Accountability (2004)
 1998-2002 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Nancy Drew (2002)
- Mr. Headmistress (1998)
 2000-2002 Ed (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Pilot (2000)
 2001 Thieves (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Long Con (2001)
- Casino (2001)
- Jack's Back (2001)
- Bad Moon Rising (2001)
- Dey Got De Degas (2001)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series) (1 episode)
- X-Ray (2001)
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kate (2001)
 2000-2001 The Fugitive (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Past Perfect (2001)
 2001 The Division (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2000 That's Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Screw-Up (2000) ... (as Jim Frawley)
 2000 The Three Stooges (TV Movie)
 1997-1999 The Practice (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Part IV (1997)
 1999 Jack & Jill (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998-1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Critical (1999)
- Judgment (1999)
- Ambition (1998)
- Eden (1998)
 1997 On the 2nd Day of Christmas (TV Movie)
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1997) ... (directed by)
 1997 Sins of the Mind (TV Movie)
 1997 Spy Game (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996-1997 The Big Easy (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Stodermayer (1996)
- Pilot (1996)
 1994-1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Time to Kill (1996)
- Full Moon (1995)
 1996 American Gothic (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Triangle (1996)
- Rebirth (1996)
 1996 Second Noah (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Julio Is My Dad (1996)
 1996 Harrison: Cry of the City (TV Movie)
 1995 The Client (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1994-1995 Picket Fences (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Without Mercy (1995)
- Enemy Lines (1994)
- Guns 'R' Us (1994)
 1995 C.P.W. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series)
 1995 Earth 2 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1995 The Shamrock Conspiracy (TV Movie)
 1994 Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV Movie)
 1994 Another Midnight Run (TV Movie)
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Revenge (1993)
- Suspicious Minds (1993)
- End Game (1993)
 1992-1993 Law & Order (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Sweeps (1993)
- Right to Counsel (1993)
- Helpless (1992)
- Cradle to Grave (1992)
- Severance (1992) ... (as Jim Frawley)
 1993 South Beach (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Stake Out (1993)
 1993 Key West (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Crossroads (1993)
 1993 Crime & Punishment (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Simple Trust (1993)
 1990-1992 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lady Luck (1992)
 1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (TV Movie) (directed by)
 1987-1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1984-1988 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- A Class Act (1988)
- Trading Places (1988)
- No Vacancy (1987)
- Role Call (1986)
 1987 Assault and Matrimony (TV Movie)
 1987 Warm Hearts, Cold Feet (TV Movie)
 1986 Adam's Apple (TV Movie)
 1986 Tough Cookies (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Naked City (1986)
 1983-1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Lost and Found (1984)
 1985 The Steel Collar Man (TV Movie)
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Warpath (1984)
- Torch Song (1984)
- Sex Trap (1984)
- Seven Dead Eyes (1984)
 1984 The Outlaws (TV Movie)
 1982-1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Rembrandt's Girl (1984)
 1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1983 Wishman (TV Movie)
 1983 Wizards and Warriors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rescue (1983)
 1982-1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- High Stakes Lady (1983)
 1982 The Devlin Connection (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1982 Mr. Merlin (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1981 Bulba (TV Movie)
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
 1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 All That Glitters (TV Series)
 1976 The Big Bus
 1975 The Orphan and the Dude (TV Movie)
 1974 Paper Moon (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Bonnie and Clyde (1974)
- Imposter (1974)
- Settling (1974)
 1974 The Texas Wheelers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Kid Blue
 1969 A Guide for the Married Man (TV Movie)
 1969 Holly Golightly (TV Movie)
 1968 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967-1968 That Girl (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Beard (1968)
 1966-1968 The Monkees (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- The Monkee's Paw (1968)
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Unsold pilot: Directed a sitcom pilot for ABC called "A Guide for the Married Man." Based on the 1967 film of the same name (A Guide for the Married Man (1967)), it starred Hal Buckley and Tony Roberts. See more »

Alternate Names:

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Began as an actor. Made his Broadway debut in 1960 with Laurence Olivier and Anthony Quinn in the Tony-nominated "Becket". See more »

Nickname:

Jim

Star Sign:

Libra

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