Jack Haley Jr.
Jack Haley Jr.
John Joseph Haley III
October 25, 1933
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||April 21, 2001 (aged 67)|
(m. 1974; div. 1979)
Florence McFadden Haley
John Joseph Haley III (October 25, 1933 – April 21, 2001) was an American film director, producer and writer, twice winner of the Emmy Award.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Compilations and documentaries
- 3 Death
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Haley was born in Los Angeles, the son of actor/comedian Jack Haley and his wife Florence. He was best known as the director of the 1974 compilation film That's Entertainment! and as the second husband of Liza Minnelli, daughter of Judy Garland, who had starred with his father in The Wizard of Oz.
Compilations and documentaries
As a producer, Haley was responsible for compilations and documentaries about film history, including Hollywood and the Stars (1963-1964), That's Entertainment! (1974), That's Dancing! (1985) and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic, narrated by Angela Lansbury.
Awards and honors
|1966||Peabody Award||The Hidden World: National Geographic Special||Won|
Primetime Emmy Awards
|1990||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Directing in Informational Programming||The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic||Nominated|
|1987||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Informational Special||Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente||Nominated|
|1985||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Children's Program||The Night They Saved Christmas||Nominated|
|1982||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Informational Special||Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter||Nominated|
|1979||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Events||51st Academy Awards||Won|
|1977||Primetime Emmy Awards||Special Classification of Outstanding Program Achievement||Life Goes to the Movies||Nominated|
|1975||Primetime Emmy Awards||Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement||ABC's Wide World of Entertainment "That's Entertainment: 50 Years of MGM"||Nominated|
|1968||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Music or Variety||Movin' with Nancy||Won|
Directors Guild of America
|1978||DGA Award||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary||Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front||Nominated|
|1968||DGA Award||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television||Movin' with Nancy||Nominated|
NAACP Image Awards
|1980||NAACP Image Awards||Best Documentary||That’s Hollywood!: Black Magic||Won|
Monte-Carlo Television Festival
|1967||Grand Prix||Best World-Wide Television Program||The Hidden World: National Geographic Special||Won|
Venice Film Festival
|1967||Venice Film Festival Silver Lion||Best Documentary||The Hidden World: National Geographic Special||Won|
|1965||Venice Film Festival Silver Lion||Best Documentary||Hollywood and the Stars “In Search of Kim Novak”||Won|
|1964||Venice Film Festival Silver Lion||Best Documentary||Hollywood and the Stars “How to Succeed as a Gangster”||Won|
Western Heritage Awards
|1965||Bronze Wrangler||Factual Television Program||Hollywood and the Stars: Episode "They Went That-a-Way"||Won|
Western Writers of America
|1995||Spur Award||Best Documentary Script||100 Years of the Hollywood Western||Won|
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