Entertainment List of Gunsmoke Directors

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List of every famous television director who has directed at least one episode of Gunsmoke, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes anyone who was or is on the directors staff for Gunsmoke. Regular directors as well as guest directors for Gunsmoke are included, along with information such as when they were born and what episodes they directed. Some of these famous Gunsmoke directors may also be actors or producers.

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Abner Biberman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 68 (1909-1977)
Abner Biberman, was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. Biberman was sometimes credited under the pseudonym Joel Judge.
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Alf Kjellin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 68 (1920-1988)
Alf Kjellin was a Swedish film actor and director, who also appeared on some television shows. Kjellin was well established as a film actor when he occasionally took on roles in television ...more
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Allen Reisner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)
Allen Reisner was a film and tv director.
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Andrew McLaglen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 94 (1920-2014)
Andrew Victor McLaglen was a film and television director, known for westerns and adventure films, often starring John Wayne or James Stewart. He was born in London, but lived and worked in the ...more
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Arthur Hiller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
age 96
Arthur Hiller, OC is a Canadian television and film director, having directed over 33 major films during his 50-year career. He began his career directing television in Canada and later in the ...more
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Bernard Louis Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 78 (1929-2007)
Bernard L. Kowalski was an American film and television director, nominated for two Primetime Emmys, and the uncle of producer Brian Grazer.
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Bernard McEveety is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)
Bernard E. McEveety, Jr. was an American film and television director.
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Buzz Kulik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 77 (1922-1999)
Buzz Kulik was an American film director and producer. He directed 72 films and television shows, including several episodes of The Twilight Zone.
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Charles R. Rondeau is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 79 (1917-1996)
Charles R. Rondeau was a television director.
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Christian Nyby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 80 (1913-1993)
Christian Nyby was an American television and film director and editor. As an editor, he had seventeen feature film credits from 1943 to 1952, including The Big Sleep and Red River. From ...more
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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 82 (1924-2006)
William Dennis Weaver was an American actor who was best known for his work in television. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the ...more
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E. Darrell Hallenbeck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 65 (1922-1987)
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Franklin Adreon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 77 (1902-1979)
Franklin "Pete" Adreon was an American film and television director, producer, screenwriter, and actor.
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Gary Nelson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
age 85
Gary Nelson is an American television and film director. He has directed many well-known television series, including Gunsmoke, The Patty Duke Show, Gilligan's Island and Happy Days among dozens ...more
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Gene Fowler Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 81 (1917-1998)
Gene Fowler Jr., the eldest son of Gene Fowler, Denver, was a prominent Hollywood film editor. His work included films of Fritz Lang and Samuel Fuller and movies like Stanley Kramer's It's a ...more
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Gerald Mayer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 82 (1919-2001)
Gerald Mayer was a film director, television director and television producer.
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Harry Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 87 (1922-2009)
Harry Harris was an American television and film director. Harris moved to Los Angeles in 1937 and got a mailroom job at Columbia Studios. After attending UCLA, he became an apprentice sound ...more
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Harry Horner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 84 (1910-1994)
Harry Horner was an Austrian-born American art director who made a successful career in Hollywood as an Academy Award winning art director and as a feature film and television director.
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Herb Wallerstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
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Herschel Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 83 (1910-1993)
Herschel Daugherty was an American television and film director and occasional actor.
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Irving J. Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 74 (1919-1993)
Irving Joseph Moore was an American television director originally from Chicago, Illinois. He was known primarily for work in two nighttime soap operas, Dallas and Dynasty as well as segments of ...more
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James Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
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Jean Yarbrough is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 74 (1901-1975)
Jean Yarbrough was an American film director.
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Jerry Hopper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 81 (1907-1988)
Jerry Hopper was an American film and television director, active from the mid-1940s through the early 1970s. He was an editor at Paramount Pictures before moving to the directors' chair for ...more
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Jesse Hibbs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
Dec. at 79 (1906-1985)
Jesse John Hibbs was an American film and television director and assistant director. He was previously an All-American tackle for the University of Southern California football team in 1927 and