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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 (April 1, 1909 – June 20, 1977) was a Jewish-American actor, director, and screenwriter.
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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 (Swedish pronunciation: [alf.̍ɕɛllɪn]; 28 February 1920 – 5 April 1988) was a Swedish film actor and director, who also appeared on some television shows.
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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 (July 28, 1920 – August 30, 2014) was a British-born American film and television director, known for Westerns and adventure films, often starring John Wayne or James ...more
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Arthur Hiller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Gunsmoke Directors
age 96
Arthur Hiller, (November 22, 1923 – August 17, 2016) was a Canadian-American television and film director with over 33 films to his credit during a 50-year career. He began his career directing ...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 (August 2, 1929 – October 26, 2007) was an American film and television director of Polish descent, nominated for two Primetime Emmys.
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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. (May 13, 1924 – February 2, 2004) 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)
Seymour "Buzz" Kulik (July 23, 1922 – January 13, 1999) was an American film director and producer. He directed 72 films and television shows, including the landmark CBS television ...more
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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 (September 1, 1913 – September 17, 1993) was an American television and film director and editor. As an editor, he had seventeen feature film credits from 1943 to 1952, including ...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 (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s until not long before his death in 2006. ...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 (November 18, 1902 – September 10, 1979) 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 (born January 1934) is an American television and film director. He has directed many television series, including Get Smart, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, The Patty Duke Show, ...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. (27 May 1917 – 11 May 1998), the eldest son of journalist and author Gene Fowler, was a prominent Hollywood film editor. His work included films of Fritz Lang and Samuel Fuller ...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 (September 8, 1922 – March 19, 2009) was an American television and film director.Harris moved to Los Angeles in 1937 and got a mailroom job at Columbia Studios. After attending ...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 (July 24, 1910 - December 5, 1994) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American art director who made a successful career in Hollywood as an Oscar-winning art director and as a feature ...more
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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 (October 27, 1910 – March 5, 1993) 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 (April 7, 1919 – July 2, 1993) was an American television director originally from Chicago, Illinois. He was known primarily for work in two nighttime soap operas, Dallas and ...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 (August 22, 1901 – August 2, 1975) 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 (July 29, 1907 – December 17, 1988) was an American film and television director, active from the mid-1940s through the early 1970s. He was an editor at Paramount Pictures before ...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 (January 11, 1906 – February 4, 1985) was an American film and television director and American football player. He played college football at the University of Southern ...more