Jerry Thorpe

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Jerry Thorpe
Richard Jerome Thorpe

29 August 1926
Died25 September 2018
Burial placeDesert Memorial Park
Cathedral City, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm director, television producer, writer
Parent(s)Richard Thorpe

Richard Jerome "Jerry" Thorpe (29 August 1926 – 25 September 2018) was an American television and film director and producer.[1] He is the son of actor Richard Thorpe.[1]

He won an Emmy award for his work on an episode of Kung Fu. In 2003, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him and his father, Richard.[2]

Thorpe died in September 2018 at the age of 92 of natural causes.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "Jerry Thorpe". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Palm Springs Walk of Stars by date dedicated
  3. ^ Jerry (Richard Jerome) Thorpe obituary
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