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Irwin Allen

Film Director / Television Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Television Producer | * 06/12/1916 († 75, 11/02/1991) | New York, New York (United States of America (USA))
Irwin Allen (born Irwin O. Cohen, June 12, 1916 – November 2, 1991) was an American film and television producer and director, known for his work in science fiction, then later as the "Master of Disaster" for his work in the disaster film genre. His most successful productions were The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974). He also created and produced the popular 1960s science-fiction television series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel, and Land of the Giants. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Irwin Allen

Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature Film Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature Film
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Movies with Irwin Allen as Actor(1)

as himself1978 Inside 'the Swarm'

Movies with Irwin Allen as Crew(49)

Writing/Screenplay1998 Lost in Space
Production/Producer1986 Outrage!
Production/Producer1983 The Night The Bridge Fell Down
Directing/Director1982 Aliens From Another Planet
Writing/Writer1982 Aliens From Another Planet
Production/Executive Producer1982 Terror at Alcatraz
Production/Producer1980 Cave-In!
Production/Producer1980 When Time Ran Out...
Production/Producer1980 The Memory of Eva Ryker
Production/Producer1979 Hanging by a Thread
Directing/Director1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Production/Producer1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Directing/Director1978 The Swarm
Production/Producer1978 The Swarm
Production/Supervising Producer1977 Viva Knievel!
Production/Producer1977 Flood!
Production/Producer1977 Fire!
Production/Producer1976 Time Travelers
Production/Producer1975 Adventures of the Queen
Production/Producer1975 The Swiss Family Robinson
Production/Producer1974 The Towering Inferno
Production/Producer1972 The Poseidon Adventure
Directing/Director1971 City Beneath the Sea
Writing/Story1971 City Beneath the Sea
Directing/Director1965 Lost in Space - No Place to Hide
Directing/Director1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon
Writing/Screenplay1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon
Directing/Director1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Production/Producer1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Writing/Screenplay1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Directing/Director1960 The Lost World
Production/Producer1960 The Lost World
Writing/Screenplay1960 The Lost World
Production/Producer1959 The Big Circus
Writing/Screenplay1959 The Big Circus
Writing/Story1959 The Big Circus
Directing/Director1957 The Story of Mankind
Production/Producer1957 The Story of Mankind
Production/Associate Producer1957 The Story of Mankind
Writing/Writer1957 The Story of Mankind
Directing/Director1956 The Animal World
Production/Producer1956 The Animal World
Writing/Writer1956 The Animal World
Production/Producer1954 Dangerous Mission
Directing/Director1953 The Sea Around Us
Production/Producer1953 The Sea Around Us
Writing/Writer1953 The Sea Around Us
Production/Associate Producer1950 Where Danger Lives

TV Shows/Series with Irwin Allen as Crew(14)

Crew/Creator2018 Lost in Space
Production/Producer2014 iBlade
Production/Producer1975 The Swiss Family Robinson
Directing/Director1968 Land of the Giants
Production/Producer1968 Land of the Giants
Writing/Story1968 Land of the Giants
Directing/Director1966 The Time Tunnel
Production/Producer1966 The Time Tunnel
Writing/Story1966 The Time Tunnel
Directing/Director1965 Lost in Space
Production/Producer1965 Lost in Space
Writing/Writer1965 Lost in Space
Directing/Director1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Full Name: Irwin Allen
Born: Monday, 06/12 1916 (June) in New York, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 11/02 1991 (November) in Santa Monica (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Sheila Allen
Irwin Allen frequently works together with these people:
Sheila Allen (12x, Actress)
Paul Zastupnevich (12x, Crew)
Jack Baur (10x, Crew)
Dawson Palmer (9x, Actor)
John Crawford (7x, Actor)
Paul Sawtell (7x, Crew)
Charles Bennett (7x, Crew)
Harry Harris (6x, Crew)
Richard LaSalle (6x, Crew)
Ernie F. Orsatti (6x, Crew)
Michael Ansara (5x, Actor)
Kevin Hagen (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:112090, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2023