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Glenn Jordan was born on April 5, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Family (1976), Barbarians at the Gate (1993) and The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (1974). See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

Family Director


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 2003 Lucy (TV Movie)
 2001 Midwives (TV Movie)
 1999 Night Ride Home (TV Movie)
 1998 Legalese (TV Movie)
 1998 The Long Way Home (TV Movie)
 1997 A Christmas Memory (TV Movie)
 1996 Mary & Tim (TV Movie)
 1996 After Jimmy (TV Movie)
 1996 Jake's Women (TV Movie)
 1995 A Streetcar Named Desire (TV Movie)
 1995 My Brother's Keeper (TV Movie)
 1994 Jane's House (TV Movie)
 1993 To Dance with the White Dog (TV Movie)
 1993 Barbarians at the Gate (TV Movie)
 1992 O Pioneers! (TV Movie)
 1991 The Boys (TV Movie)
 1991 Aftermath: A Test of Love (TV Movie)
 1991 Sarah, Plain and Tall (TV Movie)
 1990 Challenger (TV Movie)
 1989 Home Fires Burning (TV Movie)
 1988 Jesse (TV Movie)
 1987 Echoes in the Darkness (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part II (1987)
- Part I (1987)
 1986 Promise (TV Movie)
 1986 Something in Common (TV Movie)
 1986 Dress Gray (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (directed by)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (directed by)
 1985 Toughlove (TV Movie)
 1984 Mass Appeal
 1984 Heartsounds (TV Movie)
 1982 Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (TV Movie)
 1981 The Princess and the Cabbie (TV Movie)
 1980 The Women's Room (TV Movie)
 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie)
 1979 Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (TV Movie)
 1979 Friends (TV Series)
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
 1977 Sunshine Christmas (TV Movie)
 1977 The Best of Families (TV Mini Series)
 1977 Delta County, U.S.A. (TV Movie)
 1977 The Displaced Person (TV Movie)
 1976-1977 Family (TV Series) (9 episodes)
 1976 33 Hours in the Life of God (TV Movie)
 1971-1976 Great Performances (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hogan's Goat (1971)
- Paradise Lost (1971)
 1976 One of My Wives Is Missing (TV Movie)
 1975 Shell Game (TV Movie) (as Glenn A. Jordan)
 1975 Song of the Succubus (TV Movie)
 1974-1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- The Statesman (1975)
- The Rebel (1975)
- The Whirlwind (1974)
- The Ambassador (1974)
 1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray (TV Movie)
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1972 Young Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- House Call (1972)
- Pilot (1972)
 1972 Particular Men (TV Movie)
 1971 The Typists (TV Movie)
 1970 Dragon Country (TV Movie)
 1965-1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Sand Castle (1970)
- Foul! (1969)
- Hard Travelin' (1969)
- The Club Bedroom (1966)
- The Lesson (1966)
 1969 Let Me Hear You Whisper (TV Movie)
 1968-1969 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Home (1968)
 1955 The Promise (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

(July 11 to 15, 1967) He directed Edward Albee's play, "A Delicate Balance," in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Margaret Barker (Agnes); Tom Brennan (Harry); Joyce Ebert (Claire); Priscilla Pointer (Edna); William ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Glenn A. Jordan

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Has directed 3 Emmy Award-winning performances: Piper Laurie in Promise (1986), James Woods in Promise (1986) and Hume Cronyn in To Dance with the White Dog (1993). See more »

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