Robert Sparr

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Robert Sparr
Born Robert Tyrone Sparr
(1915-09-15)September 15, 1915
U.S.
Died August 28, 1969(1969-08-28) (aged 53)
Colorado, U.S.
Occupation Television director, film director, editor
Years active 1952—1969

Robert Sparr (September 10, 1915 – August 28, 1969) was an American screenwriter, television director and film director. He died in a plane crash in Colorado while scouting filming locations with fellow Star Trek crew member, cameraman Gerald Finnerman. The pilot was also killed but Finnerman survived.[1][2] The plane crash prompted a drawn-out legal battle involving Sparr's son for a wrongful death suit, which went to the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.[1]

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