Joseph Pevney

Joseph Pevney

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Death 18 May 2008 (aged 96)
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Motion Picture and Television Director. He is best known for such films as "Man of a Thousand Faces" (1957), "The Plunderers" (1960), "Tammy and the Bachelor" (1957) and "Night of the Grizzly" (1966). He also directed several episodes of the classic 1960s series "Star Trek", among them "The Trouble with Tribbles", "Catspaw" and "Arena". A native of New York City, he began his career in Vaudeville. After acting in a few Broadway plays including "Battle Hymn" (1936), "The World We Make" (1939) and "Native Son" (1941), he made his stage directing debut with the production "Let Freedom Sing" (1942). In 1950, Pevney would make his big screen directing debut with "Shakedown" and would accumulate a large body of work with the films, "Meet Danny Wilson" (1951), "Flesh and Fury" (1952), "Foxfire" (1955) and "Portrait of a Mobster" (1961). In addition to "Star Trek", he had other television credits with, "Wagon Train", "The Munsters", "The Virginian", "Adam-12", "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "Emergency!", "Fantasy Island" and "Trapper John, M.D.". He was married to actress Mitzi Green from 1942 until her death in 1969.

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  • Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 24 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27065297
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Pevney (15 Sep 1911–18 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27065297, ; Maintained by C.S. (contributor 46798780) Unknown.