Fletcher Markle

Fletcher Markle

Highest Rated: 89% The Incredible Journey (1963)

Lowest Rated: 89% The Incredible Journey (1963)

Birthday: Mar 27, 1921

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Best known as the creator of the dramatic radio and TV series "Studio One" and a prolific director-producer during the 1950s "Golden Age" of television. Markle made his screenwriting and directing debut with the 1949 thriller "Jigsaw" and went on to direct "Night Into Morning," "The Man With the Cloak" (both 1951) and "The Incredible Journey" (1963). He also served as head of TV drama for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in the 1970s. Married to actress Mercedes McCambridge from 1950 to 1962.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
89% 76% The Incredible Journey Director - 1963
No Score Yet 48% The Man With a Cloak Director - 1951
No Score Yet 71% Night Into Morning Director - 1951
No Score Yet 33% Jigsaw Director - 1949

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father of the Bride Director 1961-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Director 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Studio One Writer 1958