Lesley Selander

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Lesley Selander
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Born (1900-05-26)26 May 1900
Los Angeles, California
Died 5 December 1979(1979-12-05) (aged 79)
Los Alamitos, California
Occupation Film director

Lesley Selander (May 26, 1900 – December 5, 1979) was an American film director of Westerns and adventure movies. His career as director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from 1936-68. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury (1936).

To this day Selander remains one of the most prolific directors of feature Westerns in cinema history, having taken the helm for 107 Westerns between his first directorial feature in 1936 and 1967.[1] In 1956 he was nominated for the Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, for his work directing a 1954 episode of Lassie.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1].Lesley Selander at IMDb.
  2. ^ [2].Selander DGA award.

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