Richard Whorf

Birthday: Jun 4, 1906
Birthplace: Not Available
At 15 he quit school to join a Boston stage company; by 21 he had reached Broadway. He went on to a substantial career in theater as an actor, director, and set designer. In the late '30s he enhanced his reputation by working with the Lunts in Theater Guild productions. He appeared in one film in the '30s, then moved to Hollywood in 1940 as a contract player; he was busy onscreen until 1944, when he began a new career as a film director, averaging a film a year through 1951. Later he produced three films, then switched to TV, for which he directed many episodes of a number of different series.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Bombers B-52 Producer 1957
No Score Yet The Burning Hills Producer 1956
No Score Yet Gun Smoke Director 1953
No Score Yet Groom Wore Spurs, The Director Himself 1951
No Score Yet Champagne for Caesar Director 1950
No Score Yet Chain Lightning Carl Troxell 1950
No Score Yet Luxury Liner Director 1948
80% It Happened in Brooklyn Director 1947
100% Till the Clouds Roll By Director 1947
No Score Yet Love from a Stranger Director 1947
No Score Yet The Sailor Takes a Wife Director 1945
No Score Yet Blonde Fever Director 1944
83% Christmas Holiday Simon Fenimore 1944
No Score Yet The Cross of Lorraine Francois 1943
No Score Yet Keeper of the Flame Clive Kerndon 1942
92% Yankee Doodle Dandy Sam Harris 1942
No Score Yet Juke Girl Danny Frazier 1942
No Score Yet Blues in the Night Jigger Pine 1941
No Score Yet Midnight Actor 1934
No Score Yet Call It Murder Arthur Weldon 1934

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies
1962-1971
Director
  • 1970
  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963
  • 1962
No Score Yet The Wild Wild West
1965-1969
Director
  • 1965
No Score Yet Rawhide
1959-1965
Director
  • 1965
  • 1959
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Director
  • 1962
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Director
  • 1961
  • 1958
  • 1957

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