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Overview (2)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Brentwood, California, USA  (progressive supranuclear palsy)

Mini Bio (1)

Lee Philips was born on January 10, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Peyton Place (1957), The American Girls (1978) and The Hunters (1958). He was married to Barbara Schrader and Jean Allison. He died on March 3, 1999 in Brentwood, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Barbara Schrader (1956 - 31 December 1980) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
Jean Allison (? - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (4)

Sober, good-looking dramatic actor, first on 1950s Broadway ("Middle of the Night"), film (played Dr. Michael Rossi in Lana Turner's version of Peyton Place (1957)) and TV (Perry Mason (1957), The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (1958)) who switched gears midstream to directing classic 1960s and '70s TV episodes (The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), M*A*S*H (1972)).
Appeared in two classic 1950s television productions of The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse: Marty (1953) and 12 Angry Men (1957).
Studied at Adelphi College in New York and with Harold Clurman.
Father of Julie Philips (actress, producer).

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