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Gene Fowler Jr.

  • Highest Rated: 86% I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)
  • Lowest Rated: 40% I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)
  • Birthday: May 27, 1917
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Veteran editor and director Gene Fowler was distinguished for both his work in films and television. His awards include an Oscar nomination for editing It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) and a Golden Globe award for Walls of Fire(1971); he won Emmy awards for The Glass House (1972), and for episodes of The Waltons (1973) and The Blue Knight (1974). As a film director, Fowler is probably best-remembered for the cult favorite I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957). Fowler studied filmmaking at the University of Southern California in the mid-'30s. Following graduation, he landed an editing job at 20th Century Fox. He received his first film credit for the Henry Fonda vehicle The Ox-Bow Incident (1943). During WWII, Fowler was a lieutenant in the Army Special Services. As an editor, Fowler was twice the president of the American Cinema Editors. He received the organization's Eddie Award during their 1964-1965 annual ceremony.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet The Rebel Set Director 1959
86% I Married a Monster from Outer Space Director Producer 1958
No Score Yet Showdown at Boot Hill Director 1958
40% I Was a Teenage Werewolf Director 1957
No Score Yet My Outlaw Brother Screenwriter 1951

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Director
  • 1961
No Score Yet Perry Mason
1957-1966
Director
  • 1961
No Score Yet Rawhide
1959-1965
Director
  • 1960

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