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Phil Karlson

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 07/02/1908 († 77, 12/12/1985) | Chicago, Illinois
Phil Karlson (born Philip N. Karlstein; July 2, 1908 – December 12, 1982) was an American film director. Later noted as a film noir specialist, Karlson directed 99 River Street, Kansas City Confidential and Hell's Island, all with actor John Payne, in the early 1950s. Other films include The Texas Rangers (1951), The Phenix City Story (1955), 5 Against the House (1955), Gunman's Walk (1958), The Young Doctors (1961) and Walking Tall (1973). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Movies with Phil Karlson as Crew(58)

Directing/Director1975 Framed
Directing/Director1973 Walking Tall
Directing/Director1972 Ben
Directing/Director1970 Hornets' Nest
Directing/Director1968 Alexander The Great
Directing/Director1968 The Wrecking Crew
Directing/Director1967 A Time for Killing
Directing/Director1966 The Silencers
Directing/Director1964 Ride the Wild Surf
Directing/Director1963 Rampage
Directing/Director1962 Kid Galahad
Directing/Director1961 The Secret Ways
Directing/Director1961 The Young Doctors
Directing/Director1960 Hell to Eternity
Directing/Director1960 Key Witness
Directing/Director1959 The Scarface Mob
Directing/Director1958 Gunman's Walk
Directing/Director1957 The Brothers Rico
Directing/Director1955 Tight Spot
Directing/Director1955 5 Against the House
Directing/Director1955 The Phenix City Story
Directing/Director1955 Hell's Island
Directing/Director1954 They Rode West
Directing/Director1953 99 River Street
Directing/Director1952 Kansas City Confidential
Directing/Director1952 The Brigand
Directing/Director1952 Scandal Sheet
Directing/Director1951 The Texas Rangers
Directing/Director1951 Lorna Doone
Directing/Director1951 Mask of the Avenger
Directing/Director1950 The Iroquois Trail
Directing/Director1949 Down Memory Lane
Directing/Director1949 The Big Cat
Directing/Director1948 Thunderhoof
Directing/Director1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Directing/Director1948 Rocky
Directing/Director1948 Adventures in Silverado
Directing/Director1947 Louisiana
Directing/Director1947 Black Gold
Directing/Director1947 Kilroy Was Here
Directing/Director1946 Dark Alibi
Directing/Director1946 Live Wires
Directing/Director1946 Bowery Bombshell
Directing/Director1946 Swing Parade of 1946
Directing/Director1946 Behind the Mask
Directing/Director1946 The Missing Lady
Directing/Director1946 Wife Wanted
Directing/Director1945 The Shanghai Cobra
Directing/Director1945 G.I. Honeymoon
Directing/Director1945 There Goes Kelly
Directing/Director1944 A Wave, a WAC and a Marine
Directing/Assistant Director1941 The Flame of New Orleans
Directing/Assistant Director1941 It Started with Eve
Directing/Assistant Director1940 Seven Sinners
Directing/Assistant Director1935 Werewolf of London
Directing/Assistant Director1935 Manhattan Moon
Directing/Assistant Director1934 Romance in the Rain
Directing/Assistant Director1934 Great Expectations

TV Shows/Series with Phil Karlson as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1959 The Untouchables
Directing/Director1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
Directing/Director1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Full Name: Phil Karlson
Born: Thursday, 07/02 1908 (July) in Chicago, Illinois
Died: Thursday, 12/12 1985 (December) in Los Angeles (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Loyola Marymount University
Other names for Phil Karlson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Philip Karlstein"
Phil Karlson frequently works together with these people:
Denver Pyle (7x, Actor)
James Whitmore (6x, Actor)
Edward Small (6x, Crew)
Irving Bacon (6x, Actor)
Burnett Guffey (6x, Crew)
Bill Erwin (6x, Actor)
Harry Lauter (6x, Actor)
Tim Ryan (6x, Actor)
Mort Briskin (5x, Crew)
Kathryn Grant (5x, Actress)
Lambert E. Day (5x, Crew)
Jerome Thoms (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:200051, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 05/23/2024