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Alvin Rakoff

Highest Rated: 33% Death Ship (1980)

Lowest Rated: 33% Death Ship (1980)

Birthday: Feb 6, 1927

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alvin Rakoff began his directing career in film, but ultimately moved into television. Rakoff brought laughs to audiences in the early stages of his entertainment career by directing comedies like the Bette Davis film "The Anniversary" (1968), the Peter Sellers film "Hoffman" (1970) and the Jean Simmons film "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970). He continued to work in film in the seventies and the eighties, directing motion pictures like the David McCallum adventure "King Solomon's Treasure" (1978), "City on Fire" (1979) and the George Kennedy thriller "Death Ship" (1980). Rakoff more recently directed "The Best of Friends" (PBS, 1992-93).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 78% A Dance to the Music of Time Director - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Best of Friends Director - 1992
No Score Yet 71% The First Olympics: Athens 1896 Director - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Number 10 Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Voyage Round My Father Director - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dirty Tricks Director - 1981
33% 34% Death Ship Director - 1980
No Score Yet 24% City on Fire Director - 1979
No Score Yet 73% Romeo and Juliet Director - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet King Solomon's Treasure Director - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Say Hello to Yesterday Director - 1971
No Score Yet 77% Hoffman Director - 1970
No Score Yet 16% Crossplot Director - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Comedy Man Director - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The World in My Pocket Director - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Treasure of San Teresa Director - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 43 Director - 1958

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saint Director 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Charlie Chan Director