Jack Smight biography

Jack Smight

Film director

1925 – 2003

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Who was Jack Smight?

Jack Smight was an American theatre and film director.

Smight was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and went to school with future actor Peter Graves. His film credits include The Traveling Executioner; Rabbit, Run; Loving Couples; Midway; Harper; Airport 1975; Damnation Alley and the Emmy Award-winning Eddie as well as many episodes of television series such as The Twilight Zone; The Alfred Hitchcock Hour; and Columbo: Dead Weight. He also directed the 1960 Broadway play The 49th Cousin and composed the music for the film adaption of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

Smight died from cancer in Los Angeles.

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Born
Mar 9, 1925
Minneapolis
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Minnesota
Lived in
  • Minnesota
Died
Sep 1, 2003
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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