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Daniel Petrie (1920–2004)


Daniel Petrie was born on November 26, 1920 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada as Daniel Mannix Petrie. He was a director and producer, known for The Bay Boy (1984), A Raisin in the Sun (1961) and The Assistant (1997). He was married to Dorothea G. Petrie. He died on August 22, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Bay Boy Director
(1984)
(1961)
The Assistant Director
(1997)
Resurrection Director
(1980)

Filmography

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 2001 Wild Iris (TV Movie)
 2001 Walter and Henry (TV Movie) (as Daniel Petrie Sr.)
 1999 Seasons of Love (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1999)
- Episode #1.1 (1999)
 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (as Daniel Petrie Sr.)
 1998 Monday After the Miracle (TV Movie)
 1997 The Assistant
 1996 Calm at Sunset (TV Movie)
 1995 Kissinger and Nixon (TV Movie)
 1994 Lassie
 1992 A Town Torn Apart (TV Movie)
 1991 Mark Twain and Me (TV Movie)
 1991 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
 1989 My Name Is Bill W. (TV Movie)
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar (directed by)
 1987 Square Dance (directed by)
 1986 Half a Lifetime (TV Movie)
 1984 The Bay Boy
 1984 The Dollmaker (TV Movie)
 1982 Six Pack
 1980 Resurrection
 1978 The Betsy
 1977 The Quinns (TV Movie)
 1976 Sybil (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
- Episode #1.1 (1976)
 1976/I Lifeguard
 1976 Eleanor and Franklin (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
- Episode #1.1 (1976)
 1975 Returning Home (TV Movie)
 1974 The Gun and the Pulpit (TV Movie)
 1974 Mousey (TV Movie)
 1971-1973 McMillan & Wife (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1972-1973 Banyon (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Time Lapse (1973)
 1973 Trouble Comes to Town (TV Movie)
 1972 Hec Ramsey (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970-1972 Ironside (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1972 Moon of the Wolf (TV Movie)
 1971 Young Marrieds at Play (TV Movie)
 1969-1971 Medical Center (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Conspiracy (1971)
- Ghetto Clinic (1970)
- Undercurrent (1970)
- Brink of Doom (1970)
 1971 A Howling in the Woods (TV Movie)
 1971 The Man and the City (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hands of Love (1971)
 1971 The City (TV Movie)
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Showdown (1971)
 1969-1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Epidemic (1970)
- The Legacy (1970)
- Homecoming (1969)
 1971 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Big Fish, Little Fish (TV Movie)
 1970 San Francisco International Airport (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Interns (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Silent Night, Lonely Night (TV Movie)
 1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Insight (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Thousand Red Flowers (1969) ... (as Dan Petrie)
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Walking Target (1967)
- Fingerman (1967)
- Shakedown (1967)
 1966 The Idol
 1965 Seaway (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Last Voyage (1965)
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Act of Violence (1965)
 1962-1965 The Defenders (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- No-Knock (1965)
- Whitewash (1964)
- The Benefactor (1962)
- The Crusader (1962)
 1965 For the People (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963-1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- It's War, Man (1964) ... (as Dan Petrie)
 1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1963) ... (as Dan Petrie)
 1963 Stolen Hours (as Daniel M. Petrie)
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series) (1 episode)
- William Wilson (1961)
 1961 'Way Out (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957-1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Treasure Island (1960)
- Oliver Twist (1959)
- Body and Soul (1959)
 1960 The David Susskind Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Art Carney Special (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Victory (1960)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rumpelstiltskin (1958)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1954-1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Man without a Country (1956) ... (segment "The Man without a Country")
- Treadmill to Oblivion (1954) ... (segment "Treadmill to Oblivion")
- The Confidential Clerk (1954) ... (segment "Paso Doble")
 1956 Air Power (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Early Days (1956)
 1955-1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- All Summer Long (1956)
 1956 Joe & Mabel (TV Series)
 1955 Studio One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Julius Caesar (1955)
 1954-1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Midsummer Melody (1955)
- Sting of Death (1955)
- The Bridge (1955)
 1954-1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1954 Justice (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- The Firebug (1954)
- The Deadly Silence (1954) ... (as Dan Petrie)
- The Crisis (1954)
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Little Wife (1953)
 1952-1953 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1952 Short Short Dramas (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Success Story (1952) ... (as Dan Petrie)
 1950-1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Yogi Your Way (1951)
- The Old Magician (1951)
- Julie the Jinx (1951)
 1950 Studs' Place (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1950 Studs' Place (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(4/72-5/72) Stage: Directed Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone," in a Philadelphia Drama Guild production at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, PA, with Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Louise Sorel, Christine Carter, Hugh Hurd, William Preston, Sue Farley, Don Kersey, Arnold Soboloff, Ed Flanders, Thomas Markus, Ted Thurston, ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Daniel Petrie Sr. | Daniel M. Petrie | Dan Petrie

Spouse:

Dorothea G. Petrie  (his death)  (4 children)

Children:

Donald Petrie
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Directed two Oscar-nominated performances: Ellen Burstyn and Eva Le Gallienne, both for Resurrection (1980). See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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