Gary Nelson (director)
Gary Nelson (born January 1934) is an American television and film director. He has directed many well-known television series, including Get Smart, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, The Patty Duke Show, Gilligan's Island and Happy Days. In addition, Nelson has directed five feature films, including Disney's Freaky Friday (1976), and many television movies, including Murder in Coweta County starring Johnny Cash and Andy Griffith.
1934 (age 83–84)|
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Occupation||Film director, television director|
In 1978, Nelson was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directoral Achievement for Washington: Behind Closed Doors.
Nelson has semi-retired, but continues to occasionally guest lecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Molly and Lawless John (1972)
- Santee (1973)
- The Boy Who Talked to Badgers (1975)
- Freaky Friday (1976)
- Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
- The Black Hole (1979)
- The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1981)
- Jimmy the Kid (1982)
- Murder Me, Murder You (1983)
- Murder in Three Acts (1986)
- Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
- Noble House (1988)
- Shooter (1988)
- Get Smart, Again! (1989)
- The Lookalike (1990)