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Lela Swift (1919–2015)

Lela Swift was born on February 1, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Lillian Siwoff. She was a director and producer, known for Ryan's Hope (1975), Dark Shadows (1966) and The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (1972). She was married to Guilbert Schwartz. She died on August 4, 2015 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Ryan's Hope Director
(1975-1989)
Dark Shadows Director
(1966-1971)
(1973-1975)

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 1989 American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rope (1989)
 1975-1989 Ryan's Hope (TV Series) (830 episodes)
- Episode #1.3515 (1989)
- Episode #1.2041 (1983)
- Episode #1.1685 (1981)
- Episode #1.1684 (1981)
- Episode #1.1683 (1981)
 1973 Shock-a-bye, Baby (TV Movie)
 1973 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- My Secret Mother (1973)
 1973 Deadly Visitor (TV Movie)
 1972 Norman Corwin Presents (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Foreign Field (1972)
 1966-1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (592 episodes)
- Episode #1.1245 (1971)
- Episode #1.1243 (1971)
- Episode #1.1242 (1971)
- Episode #1.1241 (1971)
- Episode #1.1240 (1971)
 1966 Confidential for Women (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964-1965 The Young Marrieds (TV Series) (67 episodes)
- Episode #1.135 (1965)
- Episode #1.134 (1965)
- Episode #1.129 (1965)
- Episode #1.128 (1965)
- Episode #1.127 (1965)
 1961 Special for Women: What's Wrong with Men? (TV Movie) (directed by)
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952-1954 The Web (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- A Name for Death (1954)
- The Hunted (1954)
- Speak No Evil (1953)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1950 The Vaughn Monroe Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1950)
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Lela Swift, born Lillian Siwoff on February 1st, 1919, in New York City, went to work for CBS Radio when it was undergoing a rapid expansion into a television market. Lela, at 25 years old, originally worked in the CBS secretarial pool in the 1940s to become a steady TV producer, despite vows from others at the studio that her work behind the camera would likely be confined to cooking shows. Lela... See more »

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