TV Directors List of Thriller Directors

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

List features Ray Milland, Ida Lupino and more.

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Arthur Hiller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Arthur Hiller age 95 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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Bill Hays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Bill Hays Died at 68 (1938-2006) Bill Hays was a British television director who is best remembered for the award-winning Orde Wingate and Rock Follies, a BBC adaptation of the Ivan Turgenev play A Month in the Country, The ...more

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Dennis Vance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Dennis Vance Died at 59 (1924-1983) Dennis Vance was a British television producer and director. Born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, he began his career as an actor in the late 1940s, appearing in small parts in various films before ...more

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Douglas Heyes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Douglas Heyes Died at 74 (1919-1993) Douglas Heyes was an American film and television writer, director, producer, actor, and composer with a long list of accomplishments. He was the father of actor Douglas Heyes, Jr.. He died in ...more

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Fletcher Markle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Fletcher Markle Died at 70 (1921-1991) Fletcher Markle was a Canadian actor, screenwriter, television producer and director. Markle began a radio career in his native Canada, before working in films as an actor, and on television as ...more

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Gerald Mayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Gerald Mayer Died at 82 (1919-2001) Gerald Mayer was a film director, television director and television producer.

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Herschel Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Herschel Daugherty Died at 83 (1910-1993) Herschel Daugherty was an American television and film director and occasional actor.

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Ida Lupino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Ida Lupino Died at 77 (1918-1995) Ida Lupino was an English-American film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her forty-eight-year career, she appeared in fifty-nine films and directed seven others, ...more

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James Ormerod is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Thriller Directors
James Ormerod Died at 79 (1924-2003) James Ormerod is a television producer, screenwriter, and television and film director.

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John Brahm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Thriller Directors
John Brahm Died at 89 (1893-1982) John Brahm was a film and television director. His films include The Undying Monster, The Lodger, Hangover Square, The Locket, The Brasher Doubloon, and the 3D horror film, The Mad Magician.

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John English is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Thriller Directors
John English Died at 66 (1903-1969) John English was a British film editor and film director. He is most famous for the film serials he co-directed with William Witney for Republic Pictures such as Zorro's Fighting Legion and ...more

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John Newland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Thriller Directors
John Newland Died at 83 (1917-2000) John Newland was an American director, actor, television producer, and screenwriter.

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John Sichel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Thriller Directors
John Sichel Died at 68 (1937-2005) John Peter Sichel was a British director of film, stage and television, and, later in life, a film, television, and theatre trainer. Early in his career, he became known for translating the ...more

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Jules Munshin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Jules Munshin Died at 55 (1915-1970) Jules Munshin was a song-and-dance artist who had made his name on Broadway when he starred in Call Me Mister. Additional Broadway credits include The Gay Life and Barefoot in the Park. Munshin ...more

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László Benedek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Thriller Directors
László Benedek Died at 87 (1905-1992) László Benedek, sometimes credited as Laslo Benedek, was a Hungarian-born film director.

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Maxwell Shane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Maxwell Shane Died at 78 (1905-1983) Maxwell Shane was an American movie and television director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Mitchell Leisen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Mitchell Leisen Died at 74 (1898-1972) Mitchell Leisen was an American director, art director, and costume designer.

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Paul Henreid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Paul Henreid Died at 84 (1908-1992) Paul Henreid was an Austrian-born American actor and film director, best remembered for playing Jeremiah Durrance opposite Bette Davis in Now, Voyager, and Victor Laszlo opposite Ingrid Bergman ...more

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Peter Moffatt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Peter Moffatt Died at 84 (1923-2007) Peter Moffatt was an English television director. His work includes Crane, All Creatures Great and Small and The Gentle Touch. He also directed the BBC science fiction television series Doctor ...more

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Ray Milland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Ray Milland Died at 79 (1907-1986) Ray Milland was a Welsh actor and director. His screen career ran from 1929 to 1985, and he is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in The Lost Weekend, ...more

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Richard Carlson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Richard Carlson Died at 65 (1912-1977) Richard Carlson was an actor, television director, film director, screenwriter, and teacher.

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Robert D. Cardona is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Robert D. Cardona age 88 Robert D. Cardona is an American television writer, producer, director and animator. He co-founded Clearwater Features, along with David Mitton, in 1980.

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Robert Florey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Robert Florey Died at 79 (1900-1979) Robert Florey was a French-American director, screenwriter, film journalist and occasional actor. Born in Paris, and at first a film journalist, Florey moved to the United States in September ...more

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Robert Tronson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Robert Tronson Died at 84 (1924-2008) Robert Tronson was a film director.

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Ted Post is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Thriller Directors
Ted Post Died at 95 (1918-2013) Ted Post was an American television and film director.