Boris Sagal
Director, television producer
Boris Sagal
Boris Sagal was a Ukrainian-born American television and film director.
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This Week in Movie History: 'The Omega Man' Takes on the World - Moviefone (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Directing the movie was TV veteran Boris Sagal. To serve as a set for his desolate postapocalyptic urban landscape, Sagal's location scouts discovered they needed look no further than downtown Los Angeles, whose shopping district was all but abandoned
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Top 10 Horror Movies That End the World! - HorrorMovies.ca
Google News - over 5 years
... Will Smith in the starring role Charlton Heston plays Robert Neville, one of the last “intact” survivors of a biological war that's ravaged Earth's population in this Boris Sagal-helmed sci-fi thriller based on Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend
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Peter Falk, Adieu Columbo - Paris Match
Google News - over 5 years
Tous ne sont pas de valeur égale, mais aucun n'est franchement médiocre : série culte, « Columbo » est aussi – et d'abord – une série haut de gamme, souvent dirigée par d'habiles artisans (Bernard L. Kowalski, Boris Sagal, Richard Quine, Ted Post,
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Ženatý se závazky: Jak se změnili po letech hlavní hrdinové? - Blesk.cz
Google News - over 5 years
Její otec Boris Sagal byl slavný režisér. Zemřel při natáčení seriálu Třetí Světová Válka, když jeho hlavu trefila vrtule helikoptéry. Její matka byla úplně první americká režisérka, zemřela v roce 1974. Katey má dvě sestry - dvojčata: Elizabeth a Jean
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BIG LIST: Way to go! - The Phuket News
Google News - over 5 years
1981: Boris Sagal, a film director, died while shooting the TV miniseries World War III when he walked into the tail rotor blade of a helicopter and was decapitated. 1983: Richard Wertheim, a linesman at the boys' singles finals in the US open,
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Da Heston alla Jovovich, guerra ai mostri Quando Hollywood racconta le epidemie - Corriere della Sera
Google News - over 5 years
E' un classico 1975: Occhi bianchi sul pianeta Terra («The Omega Man», 1971) diretto da Boris Sagal e tratto dal romanzo fantastico di Richard Matheson Io sono leggenda del 1954 che ispirerà anche un omonimo remake del 2007 con Will Smith
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Occhi bianchi sul Pianeta Terra (1971) - Paperblog
Google News - over 5 years
Il lirismo, in questa versione per la regia di Boris Sagal è filtrato, dapprima dietro le spalle larghe di Heston, che si diverte a fare shopping in negozi vuoti, a cambiare auto ea setacciare alberghi fatiscenti, e poi sale in cattedra per aiutare il
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TELEVISION; Out From Under All That Big Hair
NYTimes - over 8 years
KATEY SAGAL sat at a dining room table on a Hollywood set recently, a small-screen wife cajoling her fictional husband. It was a familiar spot for Ms. Sagal. She has spent half of her 25-year television career playing the wife and mother, most memorably as the lovably vulgar Peggy Bundy on the Fox sitcom ''Married ... With Children.'' But Ms.
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About New York; Where Grace Knows No Age, and Stardust Is No Memory
NYTimes - over 11 years
THEY have the room for an hour. Marge slips into silvery pumps, while Donald shuffles in soft-shoe anticipation. She rises, ready. He presses ''play.'' Sweet ''Stardust'' fills the air, courtesy of the late Artie Shaw and his orchestra. Marge and Donald begin to dance a dance of their own design, with spins, kicks, and glorious sweeps of graceful
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PUBLIC LIVES; A Dancer's 8-Decade Arc to Top Banana
NYTimes - over 17 years
THE tragedies swiped at her like a relentless revolving door. In 1980, her ex-husband, dance partner and soul mate, Gower Champion, died hours before the opening of his last musical, ''42d Street.'' Nine months after that, her husband, Boris Sagal, who directed television movies, was killed on location by a helicopter blade. Six years later almost
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'DOUBLE TROUBLE,' NEW NBC TWINS
NYTimes - almost 33 years
TELEVISION'S Year of the Twins keeps proliferating merrily along. Female sets, each featuring one good and one vicious sibling, were featured prominently in the brief series ''Master of the Game'' and the remake of the movie ''Dark Mirror.'' Now, on NBC-TV tonight at 9:30, a situation comedy has decided to get into the identical-but-separate act.
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MOVIE-TV MISHAPS ALARM FILM UNIONS
NYTimes - over 34 years
The helicopter accident that decapitated the actor Vic Morrow and killed two children on a movie set three weeks ago is only the last in a series of accidents that have killed or maimed nearly a dozen actors, stuntmen and camera operators during the last few years. ''But nobody paid any attention until a well-known actor and a couple of kids were
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'HILL STREET BLUES' GARNERS 21 NOMINATIONS FOR EMMYS
NYTimes - over 35 years
The critically acclaimed ''Hill Street Blues'' received an overwhelming 21 nominations from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences today. The NBC-TV police show, which ironically is barely surviving in the ratings race, received nominations in virtually every category. NBC's ''Shogun'' received 14 nominations, closely followed by ABC-TV's
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BORIS SAGAL, 58, MOVIE DIRECTOR, DIES AFTER A HELICOPTER ACCIDENT
NYTimes - over 35 years
Boris Sagal, a film director whose most recent movie credits included the ABC television miniseries ''Masada,'' died Friday at a hospital in Portland, Ore., of injuries he suffered five hours earlier after being struck by a helicopter blade. Mr. Sagal was 58 years old. The accident occurred at the Mount Hood resort of Timberline Lodge, where Mr.
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TV: 'DIAL M FOR MURDER' IN REMAKE
NYTimes - almost 36 years
''DIAL M FOR MURDER'' wasn't one of Alfred Hitchcock's favorite Hitchcock films; he dismissed it as being too talky in his famous interview with Francois Truffaut. The material, adapted by John Gay from the play by Frederick Knott, is talky, no matter how it's treated. But in tonight's television-movie remake (on NBC at 9), ''Dial M for Murder'' is
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TV View; 'MASADA'- A MINI-SERIES ON A GRAND SCALE
NYTimes - almost 36 years
Snuggling into an epic is one of life's more enjoyable pursuits. The ingredients get served up on a grand scale: historic sweep, heightened confrontations, explosive passions. When those components work well together, the book or movie can be irresistible. The film adaptation of ''Gone With the Wind,'' Margaret Mitchell's interpretation of the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Boris Sagal
    FIFTIES
  • 1981
    Age 57
    Died on May 22, 1981.
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  • 1977
    Age 53
    His second wife was Marge Champion, to whom he was married from January 1, 1977 until his death.
    More Details Hide Details Sagal was killed in an accident during production of the miniseries World War III, when he was partially decapitated after walking into the tail rotor blades of a helicopter in the parking lot of the Timberline Lodge in Oregon. Sagal was replaced with David Greene the next day.
  • 1975
    Age 51
    Sagal was Jewish. Sagal was the father of Katey, Joe, and twins Jean and Liz Sagal by his first wife, Sara Zwilling, who died in 1975.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1971
    Age 47
    Sagal directed the 1971 cult classic science fiction film, The Omega Man, starring Charlton Heston in the lead role and The Dream Makers.
    More Details Hide Details There is a directing fellowship in his name at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born on October 18, 1923.
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