Lesley Selander

Film Director / Cinematographer / Television Director | * 05/26/1900 († 79, 12/05/1979) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Lesley Selander (May 26, 1900 – December 5, 1979) was an American film director of Westerns and adventure movies. His career as director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from 1936 to 1968. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury (1936). To this day Selander remains one of the most prolific directors of feature Westerns in cinema history, having taken the helm for 107 Westerns between his first directorial feature in 1936 and 1967. In 1956 he was nominated for the Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, for his work directing a 1954 episode of Lassie. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Western | Action | Drama

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Movies with Lesley Selander as Crew(144)

Directing/Director1968 Arizona Bushwhackers
Directing/Director1967 Fort Utah
Directing/Director1966 The Texican
Directing/Director1965 Fort Courageous
Directing/Director1965 Town Tamer
Directing/Director1965 Convict Stage
Directing/Director1957 Taming Sutton’s Gal
Directing/Director1957 Outlaw's Son
Directing/Director1957 The Wayward Girl
Directing/Director1957 Tomahawk Trail
Directing/Director1957 Revolt at Fort Laramie
Directing/Director1956 The Broken Star
Directing/Director1956 Quincannon, Frontier Scout
Directing/Director1955 Fort Yuma
Directing/Director1955 Desert Sands
Directing/Director1955 Shotgun
Directing/Director1955 Tall Man Riding
Directing/Director1954 The Yellow Tomahawk
Directing/Director1954 Return from the Sea
Directing/Director1954 Arrow In The Dust
Directing/Director1954 Dragonfly Squadron
Directing/Director1953 Cow Country
Directing/Director1953 The Royal African Rifles
Directing/Director1953 Fort Algiers
Directing/Director1953 War Paint
Directing/Director1953 Fort Vengeance
Directing/Director1953 Fighter Attack
Directing/Director1952 Desert Passage
Directing/Director1952 Road Agent
Directing/Director1952 Fort Osage
Directing/Director1952 Trail Guide
Directing/Director1952 The Raiders
Writing/Screenplay1952 The Raiders
Directing/Director1952 Flat Top
Directing/Director1952 Battle Zone
Directing/Director1951 Law of the Badlands
Directing/Director1951 I Was an American Spy
Directing/Director1951 The Highwayman
Directing/Director1951 Gunplay
Directing/Director1951 Pistol Harvest
Directing/Director1951 Saddle Legion
Directing/Director1951 Flight to Mars
Directing/Director1951 Cavalry Scout
Directing/Director1951 Overland Telegraph
Directing/Director1950 Rio Grande Patrol
Directing/Director1950 Riders of the Range
Directing/Director1950 Rider from Tucson
Directing/Director1950 Short Grass
Directing/Director1950 Dakota Lil
Directing/Director1950 The Kangaroo Kid
Directing/Director1950 Storm Over Wyoming
Directing/Director1949 Stampede
Directing/Director1949 Masked Raiders
Directing/Director1949 The Mysterious Desperado
Directing/Director1949 Rustlers
Directing/Director1949 Brothers in the Saddle
Directing/Director1949 Sky Dragon
Directing/Director1948 Panhandle
Directing/Director1948 Belle Starr's Daughter
Directing/Director1948 Indian Agent
Directing/Director1948 Strike It Rich
Directing/Director1948 Guns of Hate
Directing/Director1947 Blackmail
Directing/Director1947 The Red Stallion
Directing/Director1947 The Pilgrim Lady
Directing/Director1947 Last Frontier Uprising
Directing/Director1947 Robin Hood Of Texas
Directing/Director1947 Saddle Pals
Directing/Director1946 Passkey to Danger
Directing/Director1946 Traffic in Crime
Directing/Director1946 Night Train to Memphis
Directing/Director1946 Out California Way
Directing/Director1946 The Catman of Paris
Directing/Director1945 The Fatal Witness
Directing/Director1945 Three's a Crowd
Directing/Director1945 Jungle Raiders
Directing/Director1945 Great Stagecoach Robbery
Directing/Director1945 Phantom of the Plains
Directing/Director1945 The Vampire's Ghost
Directing/Director1945 Trail of Kit Carson
Directing/Director1944 Stagecoach to Monterey
Directing/Director1944 Cheyenne Wildcat
Directing/Director1944 Sheriff of Las Vegas
Directing/Director1944 Call of the Rockies
Directing/Director1944 Firebrands Of Arizona
Directing/Director1944 Lumberjack
Directing/Director1944 Forty Thieves
Directing/Director1944 Bordertown Trail
Directing/Director1944 Sheriff of Sundown
Directing/Director1943 Buckskin Frontier
Directing/Director1943 Border Patrol
Directing/Director1943 Colt Comrades
Directing/Director1943 Bar 20
Directing/Director1943 Riders of the Deadline
Directing/Director1942 Thundering Hoofs
Directing/Director1942 Red River Robin Hood
Directing/Director1942 Bandit Ranger
Directing/Director1942 Lost Canyon
Directing/Director1942 Undercover Man
Directing/Director1941 The Roundup
Directing/Director1941 Doomed Caravan
Directing/Director1941 Pirates on Horseback
Directing/Director1941 Wide Open Town
Directing/Director1941 Riders of the Timberline
Directing/Director1941 Stick to Your Guns
Directing/Director1940 Knights of the Range
Directing/Director1940 The Light of Western Stars
Directing/Director1940 Cherokee Strip
Directing/Director1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Directing/Director1940 Hidden Gold
Directing/Director1940 Stagecoach War
Directing/Director1940 Three Men From Texas
Directing/Director1939 Heritage of the Desert
Directing/Director1939 Sunset Trail
Directing/Director1939 Silver on the Sage
Directing/Director1939 Renegade Trail
Directing/Director1939 Range War
Directing/Director1938 The Mysterious Rider
Directing/Director1938 Partners of the Plains
Directing/Director1938 Cassidy of Bar 20
Directing/Director1938 Heart of Arizona
Directing/Director1938 Bar 20 Justice
Directing/Director1938 Pride of the West
Directing/Director1938 The Frontiersmen
Directing/Director1937 Sandflow
Directing/Director1937 Black Aces
Directing/Director1937 Hopalong Rides Again
Directing/Director1937 Smoke Tree Range
Directing/Director1937 Left-Handed Law
Directing/Assistant Director1936 Moonlight Murder
Directing/Director1936 Ride 'Em Cowboy
Directing/Assistant Director1936 Fury
Directing/Assistant Director1936 The Garden Murder Case
Directing/Director1936 Empty Saddles
Directing/Assistant Director1935 A Night at the Opera
Directing/Assistant Director1934 The Thin Man
Directing/Assistant Director1934 What Every Woman Knows
Directing/Assistant Director1934 Manhattan Melodrama
Directing/Assistant Director1933 Broadway Bad
Directing/Assistant Director1933 The Warrior's Husband
Directing/Assistant Director1931 The Spider
Directing/Assistant Director1925 Durand of the Bad Lands
Camera/Director of Photography1925 Wolf Blood

TV Shows/Series with Lesley Selander as Crew(7)

Directing/Director1964 Daniel Boone
Directing/Director1960 The Tall Man
Directing/Director1960 Overland Trail
Directing/Director1959 Laramie
Directing/Director1958 Cannonball
Directing/Director1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater
Directing/Director1954 Lassie

Born: Saturday, 05/26 1900 (May) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 12/05 1979 (December) in Los Alamitos (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Lesley Selander frequently works together with these people:
William Boyd (28x, Actor)
Norman Houston (24x, Crew)
Russell Hayden (22x, Actor)
Tim Holt (21x, Actor)
Robert J. Wilke (20x, Actor)
Richard Martin (19x, Actor)
Tom London (18x, Actor)
Cliff Parkinson (16x, Actor)
Roy Barcroft (15x, Actor)
Jack Rockwell (15x, Actor)
Lane Bradford (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:87691, Added: 05/26/2018, Last updated: 06/09/2021