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us: Shea, Jack, 1928-2013



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    • us: Shea, John Francis, Jr., 1928-2013
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    • found: The Jeffersons [episode script], 1978: cover (directed by Jack Shea)
    • found: Internet Movie Database, 26 Aug. 2004: (director and producer, b. 1928 in New York City)
    • found: Jeffersons (Television program). Season 1. The Jeffersons. Season one, 2014: credits (directed by Jack Shea)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 8, 2015: Jack Shea (director) (Jack Shea (August 1, 1928 -- April 28, 2013) was an American film and television director. He was the president of the Directors Guild of America from 1997 to 2002 ... Born: John Francis Shea, Jr., August 2, 1928, New York City, New york, U.S. Died: April 28, 2013 (aged 84), Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, U.S. ... During the 1970s, he began an association with producers Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear, would direct episodes from two of their projects ... Sanford and Son and The Jeffersons ... Among his many other credits include The Waltons, Silver Spoons, Growing Pains and Designing Women ...) {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Shea_(director)}
    • found: Variety, WWW site, May 8, 2015: "Jack Shea Dead: Ex-DGA Prexy and 'Jeffersons' Director Was 84" by Dave McNary, April 29, 2013 (TV director Jack Shea, who served three terms as Directors Guild of America president, died Sunday in Tarzana ... worked for 40 years in television directing and producing, mostly in sitcoms including 110 episodes of "The Jeffersons" and 91 episodes of "Silver Spoons" ... Shea directed multiple Bob Hope holiday and comedy specials from 1956-66 ... ) {http://variety.com/2013/tv/news/tv-director-jack-shea-dies-1200425725/}
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