Don Taylor

Director · Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 62
Donald Richie Taylor was an American actor and film director. He co-starred in 1940s and 1950s classics, including the 1948 film noir The Naked City, Battleground, Father of the Bride, Father's Little Dividend and Stalag 17. He later turned to directing films such as Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Tom Sawyer (1973), and Damien: Omen II (1978).

Donald Richie Taylor was an American actor and film director. He co-starred in 1940s and 1950s classics, including the 1948 film noir The Naked City, Battleground, Father of the Bride, Father's Little Dividend and Stalag 17. He later turned to directing films such as Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971), Tom Sawyer (1973), and Damien: Omen II (1978).

Born

Monday, 13 December 1920

Died

Tuesday, 29 December 1998

Actor Filmography

The Virgins Colonel Bentson 2014
Holy Wars Himself 2010
The Omen Legacy Himself (archive footage) 2001
Behind the Planet of the Apes Himself 1998
The Truman Show Don 1998
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'Boom Town' 1994
The Manhunt 1984
Coach Lyle 1983
Burke's Law George Hogarth, Scubie Baker 1963
The New Breed Fred Kingman 1961
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Virgins Colonel Bentson 2014
Holy Wars Himself 2010
The Omen Legacy Himself (archive footage) 2001
Behind the Planet of the Apes Himself 1998
The Truman Show Don 1998
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'Boom Town' 1994
The Manhunt 1984
Coach Lyle 1983
Burke's Law George Hogarth, Scubie Baker 1963
The New Breed Fred Kingman 1961
Dr. Kildare Dr. Thomas Gerson 1961
The Best of the Post John Blagden 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Checkmate Chip Damion 1960
The David Niven Show Steve 1959
Love Slaves of the Amazons Dr. Peter Masters 1957
Alcoa Theatre Roger Gifford 1957
Goodyear Theatre Roger Gifford 1957
Ride The High Iron Hugo Danielchik 1956
Zane Grey Theater Yankee 1956
The Bold and the Brave Sgt. Ewald 'Preacher' Wollaston 1956
Telephone Time Sam Houston 1956
I'll Cry Tomorrow Wallie 1955
Crossroads Father Felix, Rev. Henry Schwan 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Prof. Donald Mason 1955
Celebrity Playhouse 1955
Star Stage 1955
Appointment with Adventure 1955
Stage 7 Arnold Spears 1955
The Men of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood 1954
Climax! Timothy Colt, Julian Coates, John Appleby 1954
Johnny Dark Duke Benson 1954
The United States Steel Hour Dennis 1953
Medallion Theatre 1953
Stalag 17 Lt. James Dunbar 1953
The Girls of Pleasure Island Lt. Jimmy Gilmartin 1953
Destination Gobi Jenkins 1953
General Electric Theater Bob Farrell 1953
The Ford Television Theatre Mac Rawlings 1952
Cavalcade of America Bob Lawrence 1952
Japanese War Bride Jim Sterling 1952
Submarine Command Lt. Cmdr. Peter Morris 1951
The Blue Veil Dr. Robert Palfrey 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Dr. Soames, Max Swanson, Pete, Sergeant Ben Destry, Tom Weldon 1951
Flying Leathernecks Lt. Vern 'Cowboy' Blithe 1951
Father's Little Dividend Buckley Dunstan 1951
Target Unknown Lt. Frank Webster 1951
Lux Video Theatre Barkley, Jim Emerson, Roger 1950
Father of the Bride Buckley Dunstan 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Mark Pine 1950
Ambush Lt. Linus Delaney 1950
Battleground Standiferd 1950
For the Love of Mary David Paxton 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
The Naked City Jimmy Halloran 1948
Song Of The Thin Man Buddy Hollis 1947
The Last Bomb Gunner 1945
Front Row Center Larry Whittaker 1955
Winged Victory Danny 'Pinkie' Scariano (as Cpl. Don Taylor) 1944
Thousands Cheer Soldier at Train Station 1943

Director Filmography

The Diamond Trap 1988
Ghost of a Chance 1987
Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story 1985
Secret Weapons 1985
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn 1985
He's Not Your Son 1984
Drop-Out Father 1982
Red Flag: The Ultimate Game 1981
The Promise of Love 1980
The Final Countdown 1980
Damien: Omen II 1978
The Island of Dr. Moreau 1977
The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday 1976
Echoes of a Summer 1976
Mobile One 1975
Petrocelli 1974
Tom Sawyer 1973
Cannon 1971
Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971
Night Gallery 1970
Wild Women 1970
The 5-Man Army 1969
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors 1969
Mod Squad 1968
The Name of the Game 1968
It Takes a Thief 1968
Jack Of Diamonds 1967
Mannix 1967
The Danny Thomas Hour 1967
Off to See the Wizard 1967
The Flying Nun 1967
The Tammy Grimes Show 1966
Preview Tonight 1966
The Loner 1965
The Wild Wild West 1965
The Big Valley 1965
The Rogues 1964
Ride The Wild Surf 1964
The Farmer's Daughter 1963
Burke's Law 1963
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 1963
The Lieutenant 1963
Vacation Playhouse 1963
Ensign O'Toole 1962
The Lloyd Bridges Show 1962
Everything's Ducky 1961
Alcoa Premiere 1961
The Hathaways 1961
Dr. Kildare 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre 1961
87th Precinct 1961
Follow the Sun 1961
Hong Kong 1960
Checkmate 1960
Dennis the Menace 1959
Hotel de Paree 1959
Johnny Ringo 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson 1959
Tightrope 1959
Peck's Bad Girl 1959
The Rifleman 1958
Steve Canyon 1958
Buckskin 1958
Alcoa Theatre 1957
Goodyear Theatre 1957
M Squad 1957
Wagon Train 1957
Bachelor Father 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel 1957
Zane Grey Theater 1956
Hey, Jeannie! 1956
Telephone Time 1956
Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1955
Studio One in Hollywood 1948

Producer Filmography

1964EmmyOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Nominated
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