Reza Badiyi

Reza Badiyi

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Birthday: Apr 17, 1930

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Reza Badiyi, a prolific TV director and producer,was best known for his work on such shows as "In the Heat of the Night," "Cagney & Lacey," and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Badiyi began his 60-plus year career in 1956, when he served as assistant cameraman on the short film "The Magic Bond." He worked as assistant director on several TV series before gaining notice for his directorial efforts on such shows as "Get Smart" and "The Doris Day Show." From 1969 to 1972 he directed a record-setting 17 episodes of the action-adventure series "Mission: Impossible." In addition to his directorial duties on such hit shows as "Hawaii Five-0," "Mary Tyler Moore," and "Get Smart," Badiyi also created their memorable opening sequences. During the '70s he helmed multiple episodes of the violent crime drama "Mannix" and served as a primary director on the James Garner mystery show "The Rockford Files" and the award-winning undercover cop series "Baretta." Beginning in the '80s Badiyi directed a number of TV movies, including an adaptation of "Of Mice and Men," and continued filming such series as "T.J. Hooker" and "Falcon Crest." Badiyi worked steadily through the '90s on such primetime programs as "Baywatch," "Sliders," and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." He has since received numerous lifetime achievement awards and directed the 2006 film "The Way Back Home." He died in Los Angeles in 2011, aged 81.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Way Back Home Director - 2006
No Score Yet 69% The First of May Executive Producer - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eye of the Stalker: A Moment of Truth Movie Director - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cagney & Lacey: Together Again Director - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blade in Hong Kong Director - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet White Water Rebels Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder One, Dancer 0 Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Policewoman Centerfold Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Black Pill Director - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joe Dancer III Director - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joe Dancer Director - 1981
No Score Yet 74% Of Mice and Men Director - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0: A Lion in the Streets Director - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Lion in the Streets Director - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer Spores Director - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spy Who Never Was Director - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trader Horn Director - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eyes of Charles Sand Director - 1972

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Early Edition Director 1999
No Score Yet 81% Sliders Director 1998-1999
83% 92% Buffy the Vampire Slayer Director 1997
91% 87% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Director 1994-1996
No Score Yet 0% Jake and the Fatman Director 1989-1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fame Director 1986
59% No Score Yet Hart to Hart Director 1983
90% 83% Police Squad! Director 1982
No Score Yet 58% Incredible Hulk Director 1978-1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Director 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blue Knight Director 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronk Director 1975-1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joe Forrester Director 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Woman Director 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Million Dollar Man Director 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Director 1970-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doris Day Show Director 1970-1971
No Score Yet 50% Get Smart Director 1968-1969
67% 87% The Good Guys Director 1969