Robert M. Leeds

Robert M. Leeds

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 8 Oct 2000 (aged 79)
Hemet, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 140819082 · View Source
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Television Director
In the early 1950s worked as a supervising film editor for Jack Webb's Mark VII Productions on "Dragnet" and two of Webb's motion pictures, "30" and in 1955 directed "Pete Kelly's Blues," starring Lee Marvin and Jayne Mansfield. Television and movie credits include film editor for the television series "77 Sunset Strip" in 1958; "The Third Man" in 1959; "Johnny Ringo" in 1960; a 1961 comedy film, "The last time I saw Archie" starring Robert Mitchum. "The Beverly Hillbillies" a comedy originally from 1962 until 1971 starring Donna Douglas, who played the beautiful tomboy, Elly May Clampett; "Green Acres" in 1965; "Adam-12" in 1968; "Kolchak: The Night Stalker in 1974; "Mobile One" in 1975 and Project UFO in 1978; "Sam" and "Return of the Beverly Hillbillies" both in 1981. His greatest success was was being the principal director for the "Beverly Hillbillies". After first meeting Donna Douglas, in 1962, they later married in 1971, but divorced after nine years of marriage. Survived by his second wife, Carol L. Moberg, whom he married on 24 October 1982; daughter, Cassie Lasazan; stepson, Greg Zem; two stepdaughters, Cathy Bass and Laurie Winkle; and seven grandchildren. Leeds died at the age of 79 due to complications of aging.


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  • Created by: Charlotte R. Smith
  • Added: 2 Jan 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 140819082
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert M. Leeds (10 Oct 1920–8 Oct 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 140819082, ; Maintained by Charlotte R. Smith (contributor 48286460) Unknown.