|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1930|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2007|
Mr. Binyon won two DGA Awards.
Claude H. Binyon Jr. was born July 13, 1930 to Claude Howard
Binyon and Florence Sobbe in Los Angeles, CA.
Claude enjoyed a long and fulfilling career in the motion picture
business as an assistant director, production manager and producer.
His career spanned from the early days of Warner Bros with such shows
as "Gallant Men," "Hawaiian Eye," "Surfside 6," "Maverick," and "77
Sunset Strip." Other TV series included "Get Smart," "Star Trek,"
"Outer Limits" and "Happy Days." Feature films included classics such
as "Court Jester," "To Catch a Thief," "3:10 to Yuma," "The Enemy
Below," "Friendly Persuasion," "Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine,"
"Spinout," "Clam Bake," "Things are Tough all Over," "Westworld" and
"Deerhunter." Claude was a member of the Director's Guild of America
and the Producer's Guild of America. His dear friend, Elliot
Silverstein stated, "Claude was the most honest man and most competent
in his skill that I have ever known. He was loyal and passionate with
a character of uncompromising integrity. I shall always hold him up as
the gold standard. He was a gem." Claude was admired, respected and
loved by many. His kindness, generosity, zest for life, love of good
food, and clever sense of humor touched everyone who knew him. There
are no words to describe how deeply he will be missed. His memory will
live forever in our hearts.
Created by: Papawraith
Record added: Apr 02, 2010
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