Alex Segal

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Alex Segal
Born(1915-07-01)July 1, 1915
New York City
DiedAugust 22, 1977(1977-08-22) (aged 62)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1949–76

Alex Segal (July 1, 1915 – August 22, 1977) was an American television director, television producer and film director.[1]

Segal directed more than 25 different television programs, including Celanese Theater (1951–52), between his debut as a director on Starring Boris Karloff (1949) and his death in 1977.

Segal directed some films, including Joy in the Morning in 1965.

He received several Emmy nominations for his directing in the 1950s and won a Primetime Emmy for his TV directorship of Death of a Salesman in 1966.

Segal also served as chairman of the Division of Drama at the University of Southern California from 1971–1976.


As Director[edit]

Year Title Notes
1949 Volume One 1 episode
Starring Boris Karloff
1949-1950 Actors Studio 4 episodes
1950-1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse 3 episodes
1951-1952 Celanese Theatre 16 episodes
1952 Columbia University Seminar
1953-1954 The Campbell Playhouse 2 episodes
1953-1958 The United States Steel Hour 11 episodes
1956 Ransom!
Producers' Showcase 3 episodes
1958 Kraft Television Theatre 1 episode
1958-1961 The DuPont Show of the Month 6 episodes
1959 Playhouse 90 2 episodes
1960-1961 NBC Sunday Showcase 3 episodes
1961 Alcoa Premiere 1 episode
1963 Hedda Gabler 1 episode
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 1 episode
All the Way Home
1964 The Nurses 1 episode
1965 Joy in the Morning
1966 Death of a Salesman
ABC Stage 67 1 episode
1967 The Crucible TV movie
The Diary of Anne Frank TV movie
1968 Certain Honorable Men TV movie
1970 To Confuse the Angel TV movie
1971 Decisions! Decisions! TV movie
1973 The Lie TV movie
1975 My Father's House TV movie
1976 The Story of David TV movie
Rich Man, Poor Man Book II TV miniseries

As Producer[edit]


  1. ^ "Alex Segal". The New York Times.

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