Tom Gries

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Died Jan 3, 1977
Death Place Pacific Palisades...
Other Names Thomas Stephen Gries

Thomas Stephen "Tom" Gries was an American TV and film director, writer, and producer.

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1922 Birth Born in 1922.


1964 42 Years Old He won Emmy Awards for his direction on East Side/West Side in 1964 and The Glass House in 1972. … Read More
1968 46 Years Old In the late 1960s, he wrote and directed what is generally acknowledged to be his greatest work in either medium, the western Will Penny, which starred Charlton Heston and was released in 1968. … Read More


1976 54 Years Old The most successful of his later works was Helter Skelter, made in 1976, which was a TV film based on the notorious Charles Manson Family. … Read More
1977 55 Years Old Died in 1977.
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