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Jack Smight (1925–2003)


Emmy Award-winning director Jack Smight was born in Minneapolis, MN, on March 9, 1925, the offspring of Irish immigrants. After graduating from Cretin High School he served in the US Army Air Force during World War Two, where he flew combat missions in the Pacific Theater. After the war he attended the University of Minnesota, where he met up with... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1969)
Alcoa Theatre Director
(1958)
Harper Director
(1966)
The Third Day Director
(1965)

Filmography

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 1989 The Favorite
 1986 Code of Vengeance (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Rustler's Moon (1986)
 1982 Remembrance of Love (TV Movie)
 1979 Fast Break
 1978 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (TV Movie)
 1976 Midway
 1974 Airport 1975
 1973 Legend in Granite (TV Movie)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie)
 1973 Linda (TV Movie)
 1973 Double Indemnity (TV Movie)
 1973 Partners in Crime (TV Movie)
 1972 Madigan (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The London Beat (1972)
- The Midtown Beat (1972)
 1972 Banacek (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1972 The Longest Night (TV Movie)
 1972 The Screaming Woman (TV Movie)
 1971-1972 McCloud (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1971 Columbo (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dead Weight (1971)
 1970 Rabbit, Run
 1966 Kaleidoscope
 1966 Harper
 1965 The Third Day
 1964-1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Operation Greif (1964)
 1963-1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Oracle (1963)
 1963-1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- A Flame in the Dark (1963) ... (uncredited)
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Sinner (1963)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Dark Pool (1963)
- The Lonely Hours (1963)
- The Paragon (1963)
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Broken Year (1963)
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Mutiny (1962)
- The Betrayal (1962)
- The Interrogator (1962)
- The Movie Star (1962)
- The Forgery (1962)
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Empty Chute (1962)
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lincoln (1961)
 1961 The Enchanted Nutcracker (TV Movie)
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960-1961 Our American Heritage (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Not in Vain (1961)
- Destiny West (1960)
 1959-1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Twenty Two (1961)
- The Lonely (1959)
 1960-1961 Art Carney Special (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Destiny, West! (TV Movie)
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Opening Door (1959)
- Ruth and Naomi (1959)
 1959 The Sound of Miles Davis (TV Movie)
 1959 Oldsmobile Music Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Ten Commandments (TV Movie)
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Eddie (1958)
 1957-1958 Suspicion (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hand in Glove (1957)
 1956-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Esteban's Legacy (1956)
 1957-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Other Place (1958)
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956-1957 Climax! (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Let It Be Me (1957)
- The Long Count (1957)
- The Stalker (1957)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Prizewinner (1955)
 1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Incident in July (1955)
- The Ghost Writer (1955)
 1949 One Man's Family (TV Series)
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Went to high school in Minnesota with Peter Graves. They shared an apartment when they were trying to make it in Hollywood. See more »

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