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Irwin Allen (I) (1916–1991)


A graduate of New York's Columbia School of Journalism, Irwin Allen was a magazine editor, the producer/director of a radio show and the owner of an advertising agency before entering film production in the 1950s. His documentary, The Sea Around Us (1953), won an Academy Award. A successful TV series producer (The Time Tunnel (1966), Lost in Space... See full bio »

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(1974)
(1966-1967)
(1953)

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  Lost in Space (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2018) (based on 'Lost in Space - No Place to Hide' story by - 1 episode, 2018) (based on 'Lost in Space - No Place to Hide' teleplay by - 1 episode, 2018)
- Trajectory (2018) ... (creator)
- Transmission (2018) ... (creator)
- Eulogy (2018) ... (creator)
- Pressurized (2018) ... (creator)
- The Robinsons Were Here (2018) ... (creator)
 2006 The Time Tunnel (TV Movie) (based on the original series created by)
 2004 The Robinsons: Lost in Space (TV Short) (original concept)
 1998 Lost in Space (television series)
 1982 Aliens from Another Planet (TV Movie) (story "Rendez-vous with Yesterday")
 1976 Time Travelers (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 1975 Adventures of the Queen (TV Movie) (story)
 1971 City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie) (story)
  Land of the Giants (TV Series) (created by - 51 episodes, 1968 - 1970) (story by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Graveyard of Fools (1970) ... (creator)
- Wild Journey (1970) ... (creator)
- The Marionettes (1970) ... (creator)
- A Small War (1970) ... (creator)
- Doomsday (1970) ... (creator)
 1969 City Beneath the Sea (TV Short)
 1968 The Man from the 25th Century (TV Short) (teleplay & story)
  Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (created by - 110 episodes, 1964 - 1968) (from a screenplay by - 1 episode, 1966) (story and teleplay by - 1 episode, 1964)
- No Way Back (1968) ... (creator)
- The Death Clock (1968) ... (creator)
- Edge of Doom (1968) ... (creator)
- Attack! (1968) ... (creator)
- Flaming Ice (1968) ... (creator)
  Lost in Space (TV Series) (created by - 84 episodes, 1965 - 1968) (story by - 1 episode, 1965) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1965)
- Junkyard in Space (1968) ... (creator)
- The Great Vegetable Rebellion (1968) ... (creator)
- The Flaming Planet (1968) ... (creator)
- Space Beauty (1968) ... (creator)
- Fugitives in Space (1968) ... (creator)
  The Time Tunnel (TV Series) (created by - 30 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (story by - 1 episode, 1966)
- Town of Terror (1967) ... (creator)
- Raiders from Outer Space (1967) ... (creator)
- The Kidnappers (1967) ... (creator)
- Merlin the Magician (1967) ... (creator)
- Attack of the Barbarians (1967) ... (creator)
 1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon (screenplay)
 1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 The Lost World (screenplay)
 1959 The Big Circus (screenplay) / (story)
 1957 The Story of Mankind (screenplay)
 1956 The Animal World (Documentary) (written by)
 1953 The Sea Around Us (Documentary) (commentary written by) / (continuity written by)
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Show Show Director (16 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a sci-fi series for CBS called "Man from the 25th Century" starring James Darren. The plot concerned a boy, kidnapped by aliens, who returns to Earth as a man to help them repel attacks by flying saucers from another planet. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Me, if I can blow up the world in the first ten seconds, the show is a flop. See more »

Trivia:

Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Shelley Winters in The Poseidon Adventure (1972). Miss Winters did win the Golden Globe Award for this performance, however. See more »

Trademark:

Used a helicopter in every one of his disaster epics See more »

Nickname:

The Master of Disaster

Star Sign:

Gemini

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