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Jack Shea (III) (1928–2013)


Jack Shea was born on August 1, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as John Francis Shea Jr. He was a director and producer, known for The Jeffersons (1975), Designing Women (1986) and Insight (1960). He was married to Patt Shea. He died on April 28, 2013 in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Jeffersons Director
(1975-1979)
Designing Women Director
(1986-1988)
Insight Director
(1960-1977)
(1956-1967)

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 1996-1997 Goode Behavior (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Goode Music (1997)
- Freed Willie (1996)
 1995-1996 Sister, Sister (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Big Twin on Campus (1996) ... (directed by)
- Thanksgiving in Hawaii: Part 2 (1995) ... (directed by)
- Thanksgiving in Hawaii: Part 1 (1995) ... (directed by)
 1994 704 Hauser (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Revelations (1994)
- All That Jasmine (1994)
 1991-1992 The Royal Family (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Cocoa in Charge (1992)
- New Beginnings (1991)
 1991 Growing Pains (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Paper Tigers (1991)
- In vino veritas (1991)
 1990-1991 Valerie (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Come Fly with Me (1990)
 1991 Sunday Dinner (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Write Stuff (1991)
 1990 Carol & Company (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Spudnik (1990)
 1990 Going Places (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Who's the Boss? (1990)
 1990 Shades of LA (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Wrong Man (1990)
 1990 The Fanelli Boys (TV Series)
 1990 Molloy (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Sugar and Spice (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Star Is Boring (1990)
- Pilot (1990)
 1989 Married to the Mob (TV Movie)
 1989 Hot Prospects (TV Movie)
 1988-1989 The Cavanaughs (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1989 A Little Bit Strange (TV Movie)
 1989 Full House (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1988 The Cheech Show (TV Movie)
 1988 First Impressions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- On His Own (1988)
 1988 Boys Will Be Boys (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1987 Karen's Song (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Aloha Oe (1987)
 1987 The Tortellis (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Ad Game (1987)
- Svengali (1987)
 1987 Sweet Surrender (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Nothing Is Easy (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1982-1987 Silver Spoons (TV Series) (92 episodes)
- Pardon My French (1987)
- The Live-In (1986)
- Lost and Found (1986)
- Who's the Boss? (1986)
- Second Best (1986)
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Adult Education (1986)
 1985 Our Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1985)
 1984 Punky Brewster (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 Mr. Success (TV Movie)
 1982 Kangaroos in the Kitchen (TV Movie)
 1981 Pen 'n' Inc. (TV Movie)
 1981 Wendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie)
 1981 The Grady Nutt Show (TV Movie)
 1981 Checking In (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Block's Party (1981)
- Boo Who? (1981)
 1979-1980 The Ropers (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Mother's Wake (1980)
- Four Letter Word (1980)
- The Rummage Sale (1980)
- Old Flames (1980)
 1979 But Mother! (TV Movie)
 1975-1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (110 episodes)
- The Freeze In (1979)
 1978 In the Beginning (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1978)
 1977 Mason (TV Movie)
 1960-1977 Insight (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- The Sex Game (1977)
- The Jesus Song (1972)
- Sam (1969)
- Exit (1969)
 1976 Roxy Page (TV Movie)
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976 Zero Intelligence (TV Special)
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Salt and Pepe (TV Movie)
 1975 The Bob Crane Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972-1975 The Waltons (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Matchmakers (1975)
- The Lie (1975)
- The Spoilers (1974)
- The Honeymoon (1974)
- The Braggart (1973)
 1974 Paper Moon (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Long Division (1974)
- Birthday (1974)
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Miller (1974)
- The Teacher (1974)
 1973 Love Thy Neighbor (TV Series)
 1971 The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove (TV Movie) (directed by)
 1969 The Monitors
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (1 episode)
- King of the Hill (1969)
 1967 Malibu U. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1967)
 1967 It's About Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 A Bob Hope Comedy Special (TV Special)
 1965 O.K. Crackerby! (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bitter Ravioli (1965)
 1965 Hollywood Talent Scouts (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1965)
 1965 The Bob Hope Comedy Special (TV Special)
 1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1963)
- Episode #1.2 (1963)
 1963 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Cry Wolf (1963)
 1962 Bob Hope Christmas Show (TV Special)
 1960 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #4.29 (1960)
 1960 The Jerry Lewis Timex Show (TV Special)
 1958/II The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Movie)
 1958/I The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Special)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1974 he produced and directed an unsold sitcom pilot for NBC called "Moose". The plot concerned the misadventures of three teen-aged boys growing up in a small town just before the outbreak of World War II.

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He dropped the name of D.W. Griffith from the guild's award for lifetime achievement. Critics said Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915) glorified the Ku Klux Klan. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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