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Jerry Hopper (1907–1988)

After moving to California in the 1930s, Jerry Hopper worked as an editor at Paramount Studios. During World War II he joined the Army and worked as a combat photographer where he was awarded a Purple Heart. After the war, Hopper returned to Hollywood where he graduated to directing. After working prolifically in film during the Fifties, Hopper ... See full bio »

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Known For

Hurricane Smith Director
(1952)
The Atomic City Director
(1952)
Get Smart Director
(1968)

Filmography

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 1987 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (1 episode)
- It's a Small World (1987) ... (pilot)
 1987 Maharlika
 1972 The Bull of the West (TV Movie)
 1970 Maharlika (as Jerr Hopper)
 1970 Madron
 1963-1970 The Virginian (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Duel at Shiloh (1963)
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Catspaw (1969)
 1968 Get Smart (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1965-1968 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Attack! (1968)
- Man-Beast (1968)
- Terror (1967)
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966-1967 Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Splashdown (1967)
- All About Eva (1966)
- The Kidnapper (1966)
 1966-1967 It's About Time (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- To Catch a Thief (1967)
- Cave Movies (1966)
 1966 The Time Tunnel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Devil's Island (1966)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Coralee (1966)
- Dark Corner (1964)
- Nemesis (1964)
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Lost Diablo (1966)
 1965 Honey West (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Big Brother (1965)
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Yen Ku Horowitz (1964)
 1964 The Addams Family (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Green-Eyed Gomez (1964)
 1963-1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Pa Hack's Brood (1963)
- Carter Caper (1963)
 1963 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hooray for Love (1963)
 1962-1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Bob Wire (1963)
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Day of Reckoning (1962)
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Casket 7.3 (1961)
- A Time to Kill (1957)
 1961 Westinghouse Playhouse (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Ballet-Oop (1961)
- Sweet Charity (1961)
- Moth Trap (1961)
- The Pipes of Pan (1961)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Safety Valve (1961)
 1960 Klondike (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bare Knuckles (1960)
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Cheyenne (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Counterfeit Gun (1960)
 1959-1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Election Bet (1960)
 1959-1960 M Squad (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Race to Death (1960)
- Shred of Doubt (1959)
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Wichita Town (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Drifting (1959)
 1959 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Full Circle (1959)
 1959 Markham (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958-1959 The Rifleman (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Angry Man (1959)
- The Deadeye Kid (1959)
- The Gaucho (1958)
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Unaccepted (1959)
 1959 Special Agent 7 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Velvet Rope (1959)
 1958-1959 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Deadfall (1959)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Naked City (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Meridian (1958)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Law and Order (1958)
 1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Call to Arms (1958)
 1957-1958 Studio 57 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- My Little Girl (1958)
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Wildcatter (1957)
 1956 The Toy Tiger
 1955 One Desire
 1955 Smoke Signal
 1954 Naked Alibi
 1954 Alaska Seas
 1953 Pony Express
 1951 The Cinematographer (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1950 History Brought to Life (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1948 Jingle, Jangle, Jingle (Short)
 1947 Smooth Sailing (Short)
 1947 Sweet and Low (Short)
 1946 Golden Slippers (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Directed the pilot for an adventure series to be called "Box 13", produced by Alan Ladd, written by Aaron Spelling and starring Bill Leslie, Carolyn Jones and Paul Richards.

Alternate Names:

Jerr Hopper

Spouse:

Dorothy Ellis  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Former radio writer and casting director. Directed films for Paramount and Universal in the 1950s. Subsequently worked in television. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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