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Dan Curtis

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 08/12/1927 († 78, 03/27/2006) | Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Dan Curtis (born Daniel Mayer Cherkoss; August 12, 1927 – March 27, 2006) was an American director, writer, and producer of television and film, known among fans of horror films for his afternoon TV series Dark Shadows and TV films such as Trilogy of Terror. Dark Shadows originally aired from 1966 to 1971 and has aired in syndication for nearly 40 years. Curtis was responsible for the 1991 remake of Dark Shadows, which was canceled because of low ratings due to station pre-emptions concerning the Gulf War. For the general audience, Curtis is also known as the director and producer of the two epic 1980s miniseries The Winds of War and War and Remembrance, based on two novels by Herman Wouk, which follow the lives of two American families through the entirety of World War II. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | TV Movies | Horror

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Movies with Dan Curtis as Actor(1)

TV Shows/Series with Dan Curtis as Actor(1)

Movies with Dan Curtis as Crew(57)

Production/Executive Producer2009 Dark Shadows: The Vampire Curse
Directing/Director2005 Saving Milly
Production/Executive Producer2005 Saving Milly
Directing/Director2005 Our Fathers
Directing/Director1998 The Love Letter
Directing/Director1996 Trilogy of Terror II
Writing/Writer1996 Trilogy of Terror II
Directing/Director1993 Me and the Kid
Production/Executive Producer1990 Johnny Ryan
Directing/Director1986 St. John in Exile
Directing/Director1980 The Long Days of Summer
Production/Executive Producer1980 The Long Days of Summer
Directing/Director1979 Mrs. R's Daughter
Production/Executive Producer1979 Mrs. R's Daughter
Directing/Director1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang
Directing/Director1977 Curse of the Black Widow
Production/Executive Producer1977 Curse of the Black Widow
Directing/Director1977 Dead of Night
Production/Producer1977 Dead of Night
Directing/Director1976 Burnt Offerings
Writing/Screenplay1976 Burnt Offerings
Production/Producer1976 Burnt Offerings
Directing/Director1975 The Kansas City Massacre
Production/Producer1975 The Kansas City Massacre
Directing/Director1975 Trilogy of Terror
Production/Producer1975 Trilogy of Terror
Directing/Director1974 Scream of the Wolf
Production/Producer1974 Scream of the Wolf
Directing/Director1974 Melvin Purvis G-Man
Production/Producer1974 Melvin Purvis G-Man
Directing/Director1974 The Great Ice Rip-Off
Production/Producer1974 The Great Ice Rip-Off
Directing/Director1974 The Turn of the Screw
Production/Producer1974 The Turn of the Screw
Directing/Director1974 Dracula
Production/Producer1974 Dracula
Directing/Director1973 The Norliss Tapes
Production/Producer1973 The Norliss Tapes
Writing/Screenplay1973 Frankenstein
Production/Producer1973 Frankenstein
Production/Producer1973 The Invasion of Carol Enders
Directing/Director1973 The Invasion of Carol Enders
Directing/Director1973 The Night Strangler
Production/Producer1973 The Night Strangler
Production/Producer1973 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Production/Producer1972 The Night Stalker
Directing/Director1971 Night of Dark Shadows
Writing/Story1971 Night of Dark Shadows
Production/Producer1971 Night of Dark Shadows
Directing/Director1970 House of Dark Shadows
Production/Producer1970 House of Dark Shadows

TV Shows/Series with Dan Curtis as Crew(14)

Production/Executive Producer1992 Intruders
Directing/Director1992 Intruders
Directing/Director1991 Dark Shadows
Production/Executive Producer1991 Dark Shadows
Directing/Director1988 War and Remembrance
Production/Executive Producer1988 War and Remembrance
Writing/Writer1988 War and Remembrance
Directing/Director1983 The Winds of War
Production/Producer1983 The Winds of War
Directing/Director1979 Supertrain
Production/Producer1979 Supertrain
Directing/Director1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Directing/Director1966 Dark Shadows
Directing/Director1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame

Full Name: Dan Curtis
Born: Friday, 08/12 1927 (August) in Bridgeport
Died: Monday, 03/27 2006 (March) in Brentwood (aged: 78)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Syracuse University
Dan Curtis frequently works together with these people:
Bob Cobert (27x, Crew)
Trevor Williams (17x, Crew)
Richard Matheson (10x, Crew)
John Karlen (10x, Actor)
Dennis Virkler (8x, Crew)
William F. Nolan (7x, Crew)
Michael Westmore (7x, Crew)
Robert Singer (6x, Crew)
Paul Lohmann (6x, Crew)
Lee Hutson (5x, Crew)
Sam Hall (5x, Crew)
Herman Wouk (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:199737, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 08/31/2020