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Bloomfield, George 1930-

Bloomfield, George 1930-

PERSONAL

Born 1930, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; married Barbara Amiel, 1965 (divorced, 1971); married Louisa "Jane" Varalta.

Career:

Director, producer, actor, and writer. Previously owned a theater company in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Awards, Honors:

Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic or comedy series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1987, for The Campbells; Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic or comedy series, 1993, for Neon Rider; Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic program or miniseries, 1993, for Wojeck: Out of the Fire; Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic or comedy series, 1994, for North of 60; Gemini Awards (with others), best direction in a dramatic or comedy series, 1995, best dramatic series, 1996, 1997, and Canada's Choice Awards (with others), Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1996, 1997, all for Due South; Gemini Award nominations, best dramatic series (with others), 1998, and best direction in a dramatic series, 1998 (for episode "Dead Guy Running") and 1999, all for Due South; CBC Anik Award, best director.

CREDITS

Television Director; Series:

Second City TV (also known as SCTV and Second City Revue), syndicated, 1977-79.

Custard Pie, CBC, 1977.

SCTV Channel, Cinemax, 1983.

Fraggle Rock (also known as Fraggle Rock with Jim Henson's Muppets and Jim Henson's "Fraggle Rock"), HBO, 1983.

War of the Worlds (also known as War of the Worlds: The Second Invasion), syndicated, multiple episodes, 1988-89.

My Secret Identity, CTV, 1988.

E.N.G., Lifetime, multiple episodes, 1990.

Neon Rider, syndicated, multiple episodes, 1990-92.

Street Legal, CBC, multiple episodes, 1990-91.

Emily of New Moon, 1998.

The Associates, CTV, 2001.

Wild Card (also known as Zoe Busiek: Wild Card), Lifetime, 2003.

The Jane Show, Global, 2006.

Also director of King of Kensington, CBC.

Television Producer; Series:

Producer, Peep Show, 1975-76.

Creative producer, Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS, 1995.

Creative producer, Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV, 1997.

Television Director; Movies:

Love on the Nose, 1974.

Nellie McClung, 1978.

Riel, CBC, 1979.

Wojeck: Out of the Fire, CBC, 1992.

The Awakening (also known as Harlequin's "The Awakening " and La force d'aimer), CBS, 1993.

TekWar: TekLords, syndicated, 1994.

Love and Murder (also known as Criminal Instincts: Love and Murder and Crimes et passion), Lifetime, 2000.

Deadly Appearances (also known as Criminal Instincts: Deadly Appearances and e prix du silence), Lifetime, 2000.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Soap Box Derby," Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (also known as The Elephant Show), 1986.

"Sleepover," Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (also known as The Elephant Show), 1986.

"First Day," The Campbells, syndicated, 1986.

Friday the 13th (also known as Friday the 13th: The Series and Friday's Curse), syndicated, 1987.

"High Society," Road to Avonlea (also known as Avonlea and Tales from Avonlea), Disney Channel, 1992.

"Old Friends, Old Wounds," Road to Avonlea (also known as Avonlea and Tales from Avonlea), Disney Channel, 1992.

"The Act of Hares," North of 60, CBC, 1993.

"Sisters of Mercy," North of 60, CBC, 1993.

"Ciao, Baby," North of 60, CBC, 1993.

"Where the Heart Is," Lonesome Dove: The Series, 1994.

"The Allys," Hawkeye, syndicated, 1995.

"The Awakening," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1995.

(And coproducer) "The Man Who Knew Too Little," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS, 1995.

(And coproducer) "An Invitation to Romance," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS, 1995.

"Quake!," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, 1995.

"Tek Posse," TekWar (also known as TekWar: The Series), syndicated, 1995.

"A Terrible Beauty," EZ Streets, CBS, 1997.

"Escape," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1997.

"Choice," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1997.

"Innocent," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1997.

"Mountie on the Bounty: Part 1," Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV, 1998.

(And producer) "Family Matters," Doc, PAX, 2001.

"Murder Is Corny," A Nero Wolfe Mystery (also known as Nero Wolfe), Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

"Poison a la Carte," A Nero Wolfe Mystery (also known as Nero Wolfe), Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Also directed episodes of Adderly and Beggars and Choosers, Showtime.

Television Producer; Episodic:

Executive producer, "The Victim," Peep Show, 1975.

Executive producer, "The Lie Chair," Peep Show, 1975.

Television Director; Other:

Henry V, 1966.

African Journey (special), 1989.

(And producer) Doc (pilot), PAX, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sampson, Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (also known as Desert Blades), CBS, 1981.

Dr. Mueller, The Park Is Mine, HBO, 1986.

Television Appearances; Specials:

John Candy: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Now You See Him, Now You Don't," Seeing Things, CBC, 1984.

Lawyer, "Dust to Dust," War of the Worlds (also known as War of the Worlds: The Second Invasion), syndicated, 1989.

Video store customer, The Blue Line," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS, 1995.

Zoltan Motherwell, "Burning Down the House," Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV, 1997.

Lawyer, Doc, PAX, c. 2000.

Film Director:

Ground Handling of Aircraft, Part 2: Winter Operations (short documentary), National Film Board of Canada, 1958.

The Threshold: The Immigrant Meets the School (short documentary; also known as Le portique: L'immigrant et l'ecole), National Film Board of Canada, 1959.

Teamwork in Farm Research (short documentary; also known as Travail d'equipe et recherches agricoles), National Film Board of Canada, 1959.

The Mine Makers (short documentary), National Film Board of Canada, 1959.

The Scouler Case (short documentary), National Film Board of Canada, 1960.

Jenny, Cinerama, 1969.

To Kill a Clown, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972.

(And editor) Child Under a Leaf (also known as Love Child), Cinema Financial, 1974.

Nothing Personal, Orion, 1980.

Double Negative (also known as Deadly Companion), Quadrant Films, 1980.

The Argon Quest, 1990.

African Journey 2, National Film Board of Canada, 1990.

Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang, Odeon Films, 1999.

According to some sources, also directed Avonture van die Swart Hings Animation (animated film).

Film Appearances:

Reverend Thomas Thanner, Spasms (also known as Death Bite), Producers Distributing, 1983.

Prego, And Then You Die, 1987.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Himself, Ride Forever, Network Video, 2006.

WRITINGS

Films:

Ground Handling of Aircraft, Part 2: Winter Operations (short documentary), National Film Board of Canada, 1958.

The Scouler Case (short documentary), National Film Board of Canada, 1960.

Jenny, Cinerama, 1969.

To Kill a Clown, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972.

Child Under a Leaf (also known as Love Child), Cinema Financial, 1974.

The Argon Quest (also based on story by Bloomfield), 1990.

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