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Frawley, James 1937-

Frawley, James 1937-

PERSONAL

Born in 1937, in Houston, TX. Education: Studied acting at Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie- Mellon University), Pittsburgh, PA, and at Actors Studio, New York City.

Addresses:

Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Way, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career:

Director, producer, and actor. Teacher and operator of directors unit at Actors Studio, New York City; affiliated with Maya Films Ltd., Los Angeles.

Member:

Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award, outstanding directorial achievement, 1967, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement, 1968, both for The Monkees; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing for a comedy series, and Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic series—night, 1998, both for Ally McBeal; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing for a comedy series, 2001, for Ed.

CREDITS

Television Work; Series:

Supervising producer, The Big Easy, 1996.

Co-executive producer, Vengeance Unlimited (also known as Mr. Chapel), ABC, 1998.

Co-executive producer, Thieves, ABC, 2001.

Co-executive producer, Book of Daniel, NBC, 2005.

Co-executive producer, Three Moons Over Milford, ABC Family, 2006.

Television Director; Movies:

Columbo: Try and Catch Me, 1977.

Columbo: Make Me a Perfect Murder, 1978.

Columbo: How to Dial a Murder, 1978.

Gridlock (also known as The Great American Traffic Jam), NBC, 1980.

The Outlaws, ABC, 1984.

Assault and Matrimony, NBC, 1987.

Warm Hearts, Cold Feet (also known as Babytalk), CBS, 1987.

Spies, Lies, and Naked Thighs, CBS, 1988.

"Columbo: Murder, Smoke, and Shadows," The ABC Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989.

"Columbo: Murder—A Self-Portrait," The ABC Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989.

"Columbo: Sex and the Married Detective," The ABC Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989.

The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (also known as Archie's Wife and Runaway Heart), CBS, 1990.

Another Midnight Run, syndicated, 1994.

Cagney & Lacey: The Return, CBS, 1994.

The Shamrock Conspiracy, UPN, 1995.

Harrison: Cry of the City, UPN, 1995.

Sins of the Mind, USA Network, 1997.

On the Second Day of Christmas, Lifetime, 1997.

Mr. Headmistress, ABC, 1998.

The Three Stooges, ABC, 2000.

Nancy Drew, ABC, 2002.

Television Co-Executive Producer; Movies:

Nancy Drew, ABC, 2002.

Television Director; Pilots:

Delancey Street: The Crisis Within, NBC, 1975.

The Orphan and the Dude, ABC, 1975.

Bulba, ABC, 1981.

The Outlaws, ABC, 1983.

Wishman, ABC, 1983.

Steel Collar Man (also known as D-5-B: Steel Collar Man), CBS, 1985.

Adam's Apple, CBS, 1986.

The Big Easy, USA Network, 1996.

Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997.

Ed, NBC, 2000.

Three Moons Over Milford, ABC Family, 2006.

Side Order of Life, Lifetime, 2007.

Spellbound, The CW, 2007.

Television Director; Specials:

"The Saint" (also known as "The Saint in Manhattan" and "The Saint in New York"), CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987.

"Further Adventures" (also known as "Moving Targets"), CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1988.

Television Director; Episodic:

The Monkees, NBC, 1966-68.

That Girl, 1967-68.

The Ugliest Girl in Town, ABC, 1968.

"Wailin' Wheeler Is Dead," The Texas Wheelers, 1974.

All That Glitters, syndicated, 1977.

The Eddie Capra Mysteries, NBC, 1978.

"The Eight Part of the Village," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1982.

"Romeo and Dreidelwood," Mr. Merlin, CBS, 1982.

"Alex Goes Popless," Mr. Merlin, CBS, 1982.

"The Lady on the Billboard," The Devlin Connection, NBC, 1982.

"Arsenic and Old Caviar," The Devlin Connection, NBC, 1982.

"Escape from Death Island," Tales of the Gold Monkey (also known as Tales of the Golden Monkey), 1982.

"High Stakes Lady," Tales of the Gold Monkey (also known as Tales of the Golden Monkey), 1982.

"Hansel and Gretel," Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theatre"), 1983.

"The Arrow That Is Not Aimed," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1983.

Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983-85.

"The Rescue," Wizards and Warriors, 1983.

"Rembrandt's Girl," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1984.

Mickey Spillane's "Mike Hammer" (also known as The New Mike Hammer), CBS, 1984-85.

Tough Cookies, 1986.

"Trading Places," Cagney & Lacey, 1988.

"A Class Act," Cagney & Lacey, 1988.

Father Dowling Mysteries, 1990-91.

"I Could Write a Book," Jake and the Fatman, 1991.

"Rosie Gets the Blues," The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, 1991.

Law & Order, NBC, 1992-93.

"End Game," Melrose Place, Fox, 1993.

"Suspicious Minds," Melrose Place, Fox, 1993.

"Revenge," Melrose Place, Fox, 1993.

South Beach, NBC, 1993.

"Guns ‘R’ Us," Picket Fences, CBS, 1994.

"Enemy Lines," Picket Fences, CBS, 1994.

"With the Greatest of Ease," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

"Full Moon," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

"Every Day a Little Death," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

"Without Mercy," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995.

"Reap the Whirlwind," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995.

"The Greatest Love Story Never Told," Earth 2, NBC, 1995.

"The Best, False Friend," Central Park West (also known as C.P.W.), CBS, 1995.

"The Burning of Atlanta," The Client (also known as John Grisham's "The Client"), CBS, 1995.

Courthouse, 1995.

"Julio Is My Dad," Second Noah, ABC, 1996.

"Triangle," American Gothic, CBS, 1996.

"Rebirth," American Gothic, CBS, 1996.

"A Time to Kill," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.

"Dead and Gone, Honey," Spy Game, ABC, 1997.

"Part IV," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Vengeance Unlimited (also known as Mr. Chapel), ABC, 1998-99.

"They Are the Days," Jack & Jill, The WB, 1999.

"Part IV," The Practice, ABC, 1999.

Judging Amy, CBS, 1999-2005.

"The Screw Up," That's Life, ABC, 2000.

The Fugitive, CBS, 2000.

"There But for Fortune," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2001.

"Kate," Kate Brasher, 2001.

"X-Ray," Smallville (also known as Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2001.

Thieves, ABC, 2001.

"Things to Do Today," Ed, NBC, 2002.

"1989," Reunion, Fox, 2005.

"Homecoming," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2005.

The Book of Daniel, NBC, 2005.

"Last Execution," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2006.

"Dead Man's Ridge," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2006.

"Brothers and Sisters," In Justice, ABC, 2006.

"Shoot the Moon," Three Moons Over Milford, ABC Family, 2006.

"Goodnight Moon," Three Moons Over Milford, ABC Family, 2006.

"Speed Demon," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2007.

"Scars and Souvenirs," Grey's Anatomy, ABC, 2007.

"Keeping Up Appearances," Notes from the Underbelly, ABC, 2007.

"Early Bird Catches the Word," Side Order of Life, Lifetime, 2007.

Shark, CBS, 2007.

Television Co-Executive Producer; Episodic:

"Roses and Truth," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Television Executive Producer; Episodic:

"Catching It Early," Judging Amy, CBS, 2004.

"Dream a Little Dream," Judging Amy, CBS, 2005.

"The Paper War," Judging Amy, CBS, 2005.

"The New Normal," Judging Amy, CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Various characters, The Monkees, 1966-68.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Roark, Columbo: Make Me a Perfect Murder, 1978.

Man in airport, Another Midnight Run, 1994.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Man on the beach, Bulba, ABC, 1981.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(Uncredited) Himself, The Muppets Go Hollywood, 1979.

Jail cellmate, "The Saint" (also known as "The Saint in Manhattan" and "The Saint in New York"), CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987.

Himself, Hey, Hey We're the Monkees, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) Smiling Jack, "The Price of Doom," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1964.

Furnes, "Help Me, Kitty," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), 1964.

Lieutenant Manuera, "The Giuoco Piano Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., 1964.

Private Robert Renaldo, "The Inheritors: Parts 1 & 2," The Outer Limits, 1964.

Sergeant Gruenwald, "Faith Hope and Sergeant Aaronson," Twelve O'Clock High, 1965.

District Attorney Alvarez, "The Case of the Feather Cloak," Perry Mason, 1965.

Semenev, "The Exile," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1965.

Inspector Charles Jouet, "Grave Doubts," The Rogues, 1965.

Luther Hayes, "A Special Talent for Killing," A Man Called Shenandoah, 1965.

Joe Galardi, "Fifty-two Forty-five or Work," The Dick Van Dyke Show, 1965.

Lucien Garth, "The Weapon," Burke's Law (also known as Amos Burke, Secret Agent), 1965.

Luther Bernstein, "A Gift of Love," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Luther Bernstein, "The Tent Dwellers," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

Luther Bernstein, "Going Home," Dr. Kildare, 1965.

German sergeant, "Who Was That German I Seen You With?," McHale's Navy, 1966.

Manolo, "Killers of the Deep," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1966.

Gestapo captain, "The Great Impersonation," Hogan's Heroes, 1966.

Pete, "Doralee," The Fugitive, 1966.

Max, "The Dippy Blonde Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., 1966.

(Uncredited) Yugoslavian guest, "Son of a Gypsy," The Monkees, 1966.

Bernard Frisby, "Doggone Martian," My Favorite Martian, 1966.

Kessler, "The Defector: Part 1," The F.B.I., 1966.

Greenburg, "It's All Done with Mirrors," I Spy, 1966.

Ehrlich, "Field of Dishonor," Blue Light, 1966.

Waiter, "Miss Greta Regrets," Occasional Wife, 1966.

Bartender, "Triangle," American Gothic, 1996.

Himself, The Footy Show, Nine Network, 2007.

Film Director:

The Christian Licorice Store, National General, 1971.

Kid Blue, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973.

The Big Bus, Paramount, 1976.

The Muppet Movie, Associated Film Distribution, 1979.

Fraternity Vacation, New World, 1985.

Film Work; Other:

Camera operator (wedding home movies), Always (But Not Forever), Samuel Goldwyn, 1985.

Film Appearances:

Truck driver, Ladybug, Ladybug, United Artists, 1963.

Sol Kelly, Sal Kelly, and Judge Kelly, The Troublemaker, Janus, 1964.

Stone, Wild, Wild Winter, Universal, 1966.

Tracks, 1976.

Waiter, The Muppet Movie, Associated Film Distribution, 1979.

WRITINGS

Television Episodes:

Thieves, ABC, 2001.

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