Robert Day

Robert Day

Birth
East Sheen, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Death 17 Mar 2017 (aged 94)
Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 177584130 · View Source
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Motion Picture and Television Director. He entered the film industry in his native Britain, during his late teenage years, initially as a clapper boy. He advanced to cameraman for such films as "Forbidden" (1949), "Flesh and Blood" (1951) and "The Intruder" (1953). Following a decade at that capacity, he moved into the director's chair and made his debut with the film "The Green Man" (1958). He will perhaps be remembered for his directing of several horror films including the Boris Karloff pictures "The Haunted Strangler" (1958) and "Corridors of Blood" (1958), in addition to the Hammer film "She" (1965). During the 1950s, Day began a lengthy association with television, initially in England for episodes to such programs as "The Adventures of Robin Hood", "Secret Agent", "The Avengers". By the late 1960s, he relocated to Hollywood and helmed such series as "The Invaders", "Run for Your Life", "The F.B.I.", "Bracken's World", "Circle of Fear", "The Streets of San Francisco", "Barnaby Jones" and "Dallas". Additional films include "Tarzan the Magnificent" (1960), "Tarzan and the Great River" (1967), "The Big Game" (1973 and "The Man with Bogart's Face" (1980). Day was also known for his directing of numerous TV-Movies which include "Having Babies" (1976), "Black Market Baby" (1977), "Murder by Natural Causes" (1979) and "China Rose" (1983). He was married to actress Dorothy Provine from 1969 until her death in 2010.

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  • Added: 21 Mar 2017
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