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Joseph Sargent


Born - 2 July 1925, Jersey City, New Jersey., USA
Died - 22 December 2014

Genial American director with large round face. Mainly a director of TV movies, he also some made some popular entertainments for the cinema. Initially an actor (born Giuseppe Sorgente), who made fleeting appearances in Her First Romance (1951) and From Here to Eternity (1953), he turned to direction in the late 1950s, beginning with the low-budget Street-Fighter (1959), then turning to TV, starting with drama series, then over 50 movies for television, more than any other director. His few cinema films also include One Spy Too Many (1966), The Hell with Heroes (1968), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), The Man (1972), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), MacArthur the Rebel General (1977), Coast to Coast (1980), Nightmares (1983), and Jaws: the Revenge (1987), although he continued making TV movies for a further 20 years. He died from chronic obstructive lung disease.