- Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
- Additional Crew
A Television Director who spent most of his career working in the unique area of Live Television. His most memorable run was with Saturday Night Live (1975) from the beginning until his retirement just a couple of years before his death. His son Tommy Wilson went to work in the family trade for SNL. Dave Wilson received an Emmy Award for an Episode of SNL in its second season which featured singer/songwriter, Paul Simon. Before his stint with SNL, Wilson had covered the gamut from the 'Miss America Pageant' to all manner of Live Arts performances in the 60s on NBC at a time when Network presentations of such work was top notch and memorable. Fans of SNL will remember that shots of him behind the control board were frequently played for laughs as parts of skits or gags. He was a generous and inspiring man. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Wilson, his three adult children, Tommy, Danny and Michael.
Second Unit or Assistant Director
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