Waris Hussein

Waris Hussein

Highest Rated: 73% The Summer House (1993)

Lowest Rated: 73% The Summer House (1993)

Birthday: Dec 9, 1938

Birthplace: Lucknow, India

Waris Hussein's amazing vision and attention to detail were the driving forces behind his success as a director. Hussein launched his directing career with dramas such as the Shirley MacLaine film "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972). In addition to his other work, at this time Hussein directed a few films such as the comedy "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx" (1970) with Gene Wilder, "Melody" (1971) and the drama "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972) with Shirley MacLaine. To expand his directing experience, Hussein also directed some television shows including "Notorious Woman" (PBS, 1975-76) and "Shoulder to Shoulder" (PBS, 1975-76). Hussein won an Outstanding Directing In a Variety or Music Program Primetime Emmy Award for "Copacabana" in 1986. Most recently, Hussein directed "Her Best Friend's Husband" (Lifetime, 2001-02).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 22% Her Best Friend's Husband Director,
Executive Producer
- 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story Director - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Child's Wish Director - 1997
No Score Yet 59% The Face on the Milk Carton Director - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder Between Friends Director - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet For the Love of My Child: The Anissa Ayala Story Director - 1993
73% 45% The Summer House Director $2.1M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet She Woke Up Director - 1992
No Score Yet 87% Switched at Birth Director - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forbidden Nights Director - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Those She Left Behind Director - 1989
No Score Yet 39% The Shell Seekers Director - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer Instinct Director - 1988
No Score Yet 73% Onassis: The Richest Man in the World Director - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Intimate Contact Director - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Downpayment on Murder Director - 1987
No Score Yet 60% When the Bough Breaks Director - 1986
No Score Yet 21% Arch of Triumph Director - 1985
No Score Yet 82% Copacabana Director - 1985
No Score Yet 95% Surviving Director - 1985
No Score Yet 100% Princess Daisy Director - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Winter of Our Discontent Director - 1983
No Score Yet 83% Coming Out of the Ice Director - 1982
No Score Yet 38% Callie & Son Director - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Henderson Monster Director - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baby Comes Home Director - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Penalty Director - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet And Baby Makes Six Director - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daphne Laureola Director - 1978
No Score Yet 11% Divorce His, Divorce Hers Director - 1972
No Score Yet 36% The Possession of Joel Delaney Director - 1972
No Score Yet 71% Henry VIII and His Six Wives Director - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Divorce Hers Director - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Divorce His Director - 1972
No Score Yet 93% Melody Director - 1971
No Score Yet 64% Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx Director - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thank You All Very Much Director - 1969
No Score Yet 68% Doctor Who - An Unearthly Child Director - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Doctor Who - An Unearthly Child Director - 1963

TV

Credit
68% 79% Doctor Who Director 1963