John Korty (1936–2022)


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John Korty was born on June 22, 1936 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Who Are the DeBolts? and Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? (1977), Farewell to Manzanar (1976) and The Music School (1974). He was previously married to Jane Silvia, Beulah Chang Korty and Carol E Tweedie. He died on March 9, 2022 in Point ... See full bio »

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 2011 John Allair Digs In (Documentary short)
 2009 Miracle in a Box: A Piano Reborn (Documentary)
 1997 Ms. Scrooge (TV Movie)
 1995 Redwood Curtain (TV Movie)
 1994 Getting Out (TV Movie)
 1993 Children of the Mist (TV Movie)
 1992 Deadly Matrimony (TV Movie)
 1991 Keeping Secrets (TV Movie)
 1991 Long Road Home (TV Movie)
 1990 A Son's Promise (TV Movie)
 1989 Cast the First Stone (TV Movie)
 1973-1989 Sesame Street (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- City Sounds (1989)
- Surprises (1989)
- Angry Annie (1987)
 1988 Winnie (TV Movie)
 1987 Eye on the Sparrow (TV Movie)
 1987 Baby Girl Scott (TV Movie)
 1986 Resting Place (TV Movie)
 1986 A Deadly Business (TV Movie)
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie)
 1984 Second Sight: A Love Story (TV Movie)
 1983 The Haunting Passion (TV Movie)
 1980 A Christmas Without Snow (TV Movie)
 1978 Forever (TV Movie)
 1976 Farewell to Manzanar (TV Movie)
 1974 The Music School (TV Movie)
 1974 Silence
 1973 Class of '63 (TV Movie)
 1973 Go Ask Alice (TV Movie)
 1972 The People (TV Movie)
 1968 Riverrun
 1967 Funnyman
 1965 Breaking the Habit (Documentary short)
 1961 The Language of Faces (Documentary short)
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Jane Silvia  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »

Parents:

Richard Marshall Korty | Mary Elizabeth Van Cleave
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Lived in Point Reyes Station for the last 30 years of his life. See more »

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