Brinckerhoff, Burt 1936– (Burton Brinckerhoff)

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(Burton Brinckerhoff)


Full name, Burton Field Brinckerhoff; born October 25, 1936, in Pittsburgh, PA; son of J. Howard (a minister) and Marion (maiden name, Field) Brinckerhoff; married Zina Jasper, December 26, 1959 (divorced). Education: Studied with Wendall K. Phillips, Milton Katselas, and Brian Shaw.

Addresses: Agent ShapiroLichtman Talent Agency, 8827 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Director, actor, and producer. Wyndham Playhouse, Wyndham, NH, director, summers, 196263; Triangle Theatre, New York City, cofounder, 1964, producer and director, beginning 1964.

Member: Directors Guild of America, Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Sylvania Award nomination, 1957, for Five Dollar Bill; Variety New York Drama Critics Poll Award, 1957, for Blue Denim; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, outstanding dramatic actor, 1966, for Cactus Flower; Emmy Award nominations, outstanding directing in a drama series, 1979, for "Schools," 1980, for "Hollywood," and 1981, for "Pack," all episodes of Lou Grant.


Television Director; Series:

Calucci's Dept., CBS, 1973.

Lou Grant, CBS, multiple episodes, 19781982.

9to5, ABC, multiple episodes, 19821983.

Remington Steele, NBC, multiple episodes, 19821984.

ALF, NBC, multiple episodes, 19871989.

(And producer) 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven and 7th Heaven: Beginnings ), The WB, 19962002.

Television Director; Movies:

Two Brothers, 1976.

The Cracker Factory, ABC, 1979.

Can You Hear the Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze, CBS, 1979.

Mother and Daughter: The Loving War, ABC, 1980.

Brave New World, NBC, 1980.

Born to Be Sold, NBC, 1981.

It Nearly Wasn't Christmas (also known as It Almost Wasn't Christmas and The Nearly Wasn't Christmas ), syndicated, 1989.

Jailbirds, CBS, 1991.

Television Director; Specials:

Steambath, 1973.

"A Special Act of Love," ABC Afternoon Playbreak, ABC, 1973.

Stubby Pringle's Christmas, NBC, 1978.

"Frankenstein," The CBS Festival of the Lively Arts for Young People, CBS, 1986.

(And coproducer) You Are the Jury, NBC, 1986.

"A Girl of the Limberlost," WonderWorks, PBS, 1990.

"Clara," General Motors Playwrights Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, 1991.

"Avenue Z Afternoon," General Motors Playwrights Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.

The Whole Shebang, Arts and Entertainment, 1993.

Television Director; Pilots:

How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, ABC, 1975.

Hollywood High, NBC, 1977.

Off Campus, CBS, 1977.

The Three Wives of David Wheeler, NBC, 1979.

The Day the Women Got Even (also known as Every Wednesday ), NBC, 1980.

Joe Dancer: The Monkey Mission (also known as The Monkey Mission ), NBC, 1981.

Stephanie, CBS, 1981.

Lovers and Other Strangers, ABC, 1983.

Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1983.

(And producer) You Are the Jury, NBC, 1984.

Just a Little More Love, NBC, 1984.

Love, Long Distance, CBS, 1985.

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Case of the Silk King, ABC, 1992.

Television Director; Episodic:

"A Date with Judy," That's My Mama, ABC, 1975.

"A Man from the Past," That's My Mama, ABC, 1975.

Hot l Baltimore, ABC, 1975.

The Montefuscos, NBC, 1975.

Doc, CBS, 1976.

"Hard Ride Home," The Oregon Trail, 1977.

"Not on Our Block," Baretta, ABC, 1977.

"Lyman P. Doffer, Fed," Baretta, ABC, 1977.

"Joyce's Wedding," The Betty White Show, CBS, 1977.

"Good Night, Sweet Fletch," The Betty White Show, CBS, 1977.

Another Day, CBS, 1978.

The Rollergirls, NBC, 1978.

"The Birthday Party," Dynasty (also known as Oil ), ABC, 1981.

"With This Hart, I Thee Wed," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1982.

Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 19821984.

The Hamptons, ABC, 1983.

"No Easy Days" (also known as "Class Reunion"), Trauma Center, ABC, 1983.

Two Marriages, ABC, 19831984.

"It Didn't Happen One Night," The Duck Factory, 1984.

"Love and Honor," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's Hotel ), 1985.

"Pathways," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's Hotel ), 1985.

"Read the MindSee the Movie," Moonlighting, ABC, 1985.

"Utopia Now," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1985.

"Dick Gets Larry's Goat," Newhart, 1985.

"My Fair Larry," Newhart, 1985.

"Guess What's Coming to Dinner," Misfits of Science, NBC, 1985.

"Twin Engines," Misfits of Science, NBC, 1985.

"Center of Attention," Misfits of Science, NBC, 1986.

"Stemwinder: Parts 1 & 2," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1986.

1st & Ten (also known as 1st & Ten: Do It Again, 1st & Ten: Going for Broke, 1st & Ten: In Your Face!, 1st & Ten: The Bulls Mean Business, 1st & Ten: The Championship, and 1st & Ten, Training Camp: The Bulls Are Back ), HBO, 1986.

"Born to Run," The Wizard, 1986.

"Photo Play," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1986.

"The People vs. Orville Wright," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1987.

"Rumors of My Death," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1987.

"A Matter of Choice," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1987.

"Do You Take This Spy?," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1987.

Good Morning, Miss Bliss (also known as Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years ), The Disney Channel, 1988.

"Legend of the Lost Art," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1988.

"Resolutions:Parts 1 & 2," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1988.

"Experience Is Something You Don't Get until Just after You Need It," Murphy's Law, 1989.

"The Personal Trainer," Matlock, 1990.

"The Man of the Year," Matlock, 1991.

"Home Malone," Growing Pains, ABC, 1991.

FBI: The Untold Stories, 1991.

"One Man and a Baby," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1991.

"Stand (Up) and Deliver," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1991.

"Spring Training," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1991.

"Honest Abe," Growing Pains, ABC, 1992.

"Vicious Cycle," Growing Pains, ABC, 1992.

"The Five Fingers of Ben," Growing Pains, ABC, 1992.

"Blindside," Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1993.

"Shadows," Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1993.

"The Road Home: Part 2," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1994.

"Cassie's Choice," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1994.

"Crisis in Unit 2E," University Hospital, syndicated, 1995.

"By Any Other Name," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032 ), NBC, 1994.

"And Everything Nice," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032 ), NBC, 1995.

"A Blast from the Past," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1995.

"Gypsies, Cramps, and Fleas" (also known as "Halloween VI"), Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1995.

"The End of the Jackal," Deadly Games, UPN, 1995.

"The Camp Counselor," Deadly Games, UPN, 1995.

"A Mate for Life," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1996.

"The Magic Gate," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave ), CBS, 1996.

"Independence Day," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave ), CBS, 1997.

"Running Scared," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave ), CBS, 1997.

Police Academy: The Series, Fox, 1997.

"Deconstructing Harry," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998.

"Redeeming Love," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998.

"One More Time: The Great Escape," Safe Harbor, The WB, 1999.

Director of "Sonar and Yet So Far," an episode of Misfits of Science, NBC; "Wrong Number," Scarecrow and Mrs. King; "All I Could See from Where I Stood," "The Dancing Bear," and "Two Brothers," episodes of Visions; also directed episodes of Another Day; Beacon Hill, CBS; Likely Suspects; Love of Life, CBS; Search for Tomorrow, CBS; and Steambath.

Television Director; Other:

The Invasion of Carol Enders, 1973.

The Maharaja's Daughter (miniseries; also known as Die Tochter des Maharadschas ), 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Burton Brinckerhoff) "Crime without Motive," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1954.

"Visitation," Star Tonight, 1955.

"The World to Nothing," Robert Montgomery Presents, 1955.

"Boy in a Cage," Kraft Television Theatre, 1956.

"Hit and Run," Kraft Television Theatre, 1956.

"The Five Dollar Bill," Studio One, CBS, 1957.

"A Matter of Pride," The United States Steel Hour, 1957.

"Rudy," Studio One, CBS, 1957.

Jamie Arnold, "Windfall," The United States Steel Hour, 1957.

Frank, "Gun at A Fair One," Kraft Television Theatre, 1957.

"TagAlong," Studio One, CBS, 1958.

Ray, "A Trip to Paradise," Playhouse 90, 1959.

Bud Sullivan, "Rachel's Summer," The United States Steel Hour, 1959.

Vergil Page, "Ten Drops of Water," Route 66, CBS, 1960.

Erwin Lovegod, "Killer with a Kiss," Naked City, ABC, 1960.

Alan, "Beta Delta Gamma," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1961.

Danny Keeling, "Show Me the Way to Go Home," Naked City, ABC, 1961.

David Roth, "The Young Lovers," The Defenders, CBS, 1961.

Dan Flood, "The Devil's Children," The Virginian, NBC, 1962.

Chuck Evans, "Chauncey," Tales of Wells Fargo, 1962.

Jack Murray, "The Organizer: Parts 1 & 2," Target: The Corruptors, 1962.

Carl Richter, "The Betrayal," The DuPont Show of the Week, 1962.

Lou Carson, "Behold! They Walk an Ancient Road," Ben Casey, ABC, 1962.

Hobey Carson, "The Sunday Shoot," Laramie, 1962.

Mike Jessan, "A Man Is Waiting to Be Murdered," Target: The Corruptors, 1962.

Tertan, "Of This Time, of This Place," Alcoa Premiere, 1962.

Frank Lambert, "Fatso," The Fugitive, ABC, 1963.

Private David Turner, "Survival," The Defenders, CBS, 1964.

Sean Embry, "Make Me the First American," Ben Casey, ABC, 1964.

Chuck Bosrick, "The Deadly Games Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., 1964.

James Rowan, "Question: Where Vanished the Tragic Piper?," Slattery's People, 1964.

Tom Stocker, "Run, Sheep, Run," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1965.

Vincent Doyle, "A Marriage of Convenience," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Joe Waller, "The Mission," Twelve O'Clock High, 1965.

Charles Shannon, "Behold the Great Man," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Charles Shannon, "A Life for a Life," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Charles Shannon, "Web of Hate," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Charles Shannon, "The Horizontal Hero," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Private Andy Marsh, "Soldier of Fortune," Combat!, 1965.

Karl Denner, "The Testing Post," Rawhide, 1965.

George Wilson, "The Harvest," The F.B.I., ABC, 1968.

Philip McKenna, "The Garden," The Name of the Game, 1970.

Also appeared in episodes of Armstrong Circle Theater (also known as Circle Theater ), NBC; Eternal Light, NBC; and Hong Kong, ABC.

Television Appearances; Other:

William Herndon, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, 1964.

"Inherit the Wind" (special), Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1965.

Warden Mark Kimberling, Crime of the Century (movie), HBO, 1996.

Also appeared in John Brown's Body, CBS.

Film Director:

Come Die with Me, 1974.

The Dogs (also known as Slaughter ), R. C. Riddell, 1976.

Acapulco Gold, R. C. Riddell, 1978.

It's Called the Sugar Plum, 1991.

Film Appearances:

The boy, The Goddess, Columbia, 1958.

The Devil's Children, 1962.

Andrew, The Greatest Story Ever Told (also known as George Stevens Presents the Greatest Story Ever Told ), United Artists, 1965.

Stage Director:

Saturday Night, Sheridan Square Playhouse, New York City, 1968.

Pequod, Mercury Theatre, New York City, 1969.

Someone's Comin' Hungry, Pocket Theatre, New York City, 1969.

Whispers on the Wind, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1970.

Stage Appearances:

Richard, Ah, Wilderness!, Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA, later Playhouse in the Park, Philadelphia, PA, 1954.

Eddie Davis, Time Out for Ginger, Playhouse in the Park, 1955.

Arthur Bailey, Blue Denim, Westport County Playhouse, Westport, CT, 1955, then (Broadway debut) Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1958.

Five Dollar Bill, 1957.

Paul Ormos, Answered the Flute, Theatre Guild Studio 3, New York City, 1960.

Title role, Marcus in the High Grass, Greenwich Mews Theatre, New York City, 1960.

Marchbanks, Candido, Sombrero Playhouse, Phoenix, AZ, 1961.

Simon Bliss, Hay Fever, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA, 1965.

Igor, Cactus Flower, Royale Theatre, New York City, 19651967.

Michael Brady, Keep It in the Family, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1967.

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