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Rod Daniel

Film Director / Television Director / Film Producer | * 08/04/1942 († 73, 04/16/2016) | Nashville, Tennessee
Rollin Augustus "Rod" Daniel III (August 4, 1942 – April 16, 2016) was an American television and film director, active from the late 1970s to the early 2000s. His films include the 1985 Michael J. Fox comedy film Teen Wolf, which was a considerable box office success. Daniel, the son of a noted surgeon, was expected to follow in his father's footsteps. After returning to his native Tennessee from the Vietnam War, he chose to enter the advertising business, where he directed several commercials before moving to Los Angeles. There, his friendship with television producer Hugh Wilson enabled him to start a career in the television industry as a director and producer for Wilson's sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. Daniel continued to work on shows like Magnum, P.I. and Newhart, until he eventually grew restless with television following the failure of a sitcom he had worked on and chose to make the leap into feature films. Daniel continued to direct throughout the 1980s and 1990s, w... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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TV Shows/Series with Rod Daniel as Actor(1)

Movies with Rod Daniel as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2002 Home Alone 4
Directing/Director2000 Alley Cats Strike
Directing/Director1999 Genius
Directing/Director1993 Beethoven's 2nd
Directing/Director1991 The Super
Directing/Director1989 K-9
Directing/Director1987 Like Father Like Son
Directing/Director1986 Stranded
Directing/Director1985 Teen Wolf

TV Shows/Series with Rod Daniel as Crew(23)

Directing/Director1997 Fired Up
Directing/Director1997 Built to Last
Directing/Director1996 Everybody Loves Raymond
Directing/Director1996 Suddenly Susan
Directing/Director1996 Life with Roger
Directing/Director1996 Men Behaving Badly
Directing/Director1996 Boston Common
Directing/Director1995 The Pursuit of Happiness
Directing/Director1995 Pig Sty
Directing/Director1995 Caroline in the City
Directing/Director1991 Flesh 'n' Blood
Directing/Director1985 Mary
Directing/Director1984 The Duck Factory
Directing/Director1984 Partners in Crime
Directing/Director1984 Legmen
Directing/Director1982 Newhart
Directing/Director1982 Tucker's Witch
Directing/Director1982 Filthy Rich
Directing/Director1982 Teachers Only
Directing/Director1981 Harper Valley
Directing/Director1980 Magnum, P.I.
Directing/Director1978 WKRP in Cincinnati
Production/Producer1978 WKRP in Cincinnati

Born: Tuesday, 08/04 1942 (August) in Nashville, Tennessee
Died: Saturday, 04/16 2016 (April) in Chicago (aged: 73)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Educated at: Vanderbilt University
Rod Daniel frequently works together with these people:
Michael Zinberg (6x, Crew)
Will Mackenzie (6x, Crew)
Sam Anderson (5x, Actor)
Ray Romano (4x, Actor)
Hugh Wilson (4x, Crew)
Fred Applegate (4x, Actor)
Miles Goodman (4x, Crew)
Shelley Jensen (4x, Crew)
James Burrows (4x, Crew)
Peter Baldwin (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:65923, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 10/03/2021