Pearce, Richard 1943–

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PEARCE, Richard 1943–

(Dick Pearce, Richard Inman Pearce)


Full name, Richard Inman Pearce, Jr.; born January 25, 1943, in San Diego, CA; son of Richard Inman and Patricia (maiden name, Pittman) Pearce; married Lynzee Klingman (a film editor); children: Remy Elizabeth, John Nicholas Klingman. Education: Yale University, B.A., 1965; New School for Social Research, M.A., 1974.

Addresses: Agent— United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Director, producer, and cinematographer. Camera operator for documentary films by Don Pennebaker and Richard Leacock; also worked at television stations in and around Seattle, WA.

Member: Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors: Fellow, Alicia Patterson Foundation, 1974–75; Golden Berlin Bear and Interfilm Award—Otto Dibelius Film Award, both Berlin International Film Festival, 1980, Bronze Wrangler Award (with others), Western Heritage awards, outstanding theatrical motion picture, 1981, and Grand Jury Prize, U.S. Film Festival, 1981, all for Heartland; Christopher awards, 1981 and 1984; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing in a miniseries or special, 1990, for "The Final Days," AT&T Presents.


Film Director:

Heartland, Filmhaus, 1980.

Threshold, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1983.

Country, Buena Vista, 1984.

No Mercy, TriStar, 1986.

The Long Walk Home, Miramax, 1991.

Leap of Faith, Paramount, 1992.

A Family Thing, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1996.

Film Cinematographer:

America Is Hard to See (documentary), 1968.

Interviews with My Lai Veterans (documentary), Laser, 1969.

(And director and film editor) Campamento (documentary), 1970.

(With others) Woodstock (documentary; also known as Woodstock—Three Days of Love and Music and Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music), Warner Bros., 1970, released as Woodstock: The Director's Cut, Warner Bros., 1994, and Woodstock 25th Anniversary Edition, 1995.

Marjoe (documentary), Cinema V, 1972.

Let the Good Times Roll (documentary), Columbia, 1973.

(And associate producer) Hearts and Minds (documentary), Warner Bros., 1975.

(As Richard Inman Pearce) Sweet Sounds, 1976.

Baby Snakes, Intercontinental Absurdities, 1979.

(With others) Rust Never Sleeps (documentary), International Harmony, 1979.

Umbrellas, 1992.

Film Appearances:

Baby Snakes, Intercontinental Absurdities, 1979.

Television Executive Consultant; Series:

Party of Five, Fox, c. 1994–2000.

Television Director and Cinematographer; Miniseries:

"The Road to Memphis," The Blues, PBS, 2003.

Television Director; Movies:

Siege, CBS, 1978.

No Other Love, CBS, 1979.

Sessions, ABC, 1983.

Thicker Than Blood, TNT, 1998.

Witness Protection, HBO, 1999.

South Pacific (musical; also known as Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific), ABC, 2001.

Television Director; Specials:

"Dead Man Out" (also known as "Dead Man" and "Dead Man Walking"), HBO Showcase, HBO, 1989.

"The Final Days," AT&T Presents, ABC, 1989.

"Plainsong," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2004.

Television Cinematographer; Specials:

Woodstock: The Lost Performance, Showtime, 1994.

Television Director; Episodic:

(And producer with Michael Hausman) "The Gardener's Son," Visions, PBS, 1977.

"Breakdown," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1985.

"The Last of the Watermen," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as H: LOTS and Homicide), NBC, 1993.

"Kiss Me Kate," Party of Five, Fox, 1994.

Nothing Sacred, ABC, c. 1997.

(As Dick Pearce) "Slaughterhouse," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2002.

Television Director; Pilots:

Party of Five, Fox, 1994.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Himself, The Blues, PBS, 2003.

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