Russ Mayberry

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Russ Mayberry
Born Russell B. Mayberry
(1925-12-22)December 22, 1925
Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
Died July 27, 2012(2012-07-27) (aged 86)
Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.
Alma mater Northwestern University
Occupation Television director
Years active 1947–1995
Spouse(s) Sandy Mayberry (? – 2012)
Children 2

Russell "Russ" B. Mayberry (December 22, 1925 – July 27, 2012) was a Scottish-born American television director.

Early Life and Career[edit]

Mayberry was born on December 22, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Scottish parents who emigrated to the United States after he was born. He later moved to Chicago, Illinois, after serving as a Navy aviator during World War II. Mayberry was educated at Northwestern University.

Throughout a career that started in 1947, he amassed a number of credits in television. His credits include The Monkees, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, That Girl, The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, The Andy Griffith Show, McCloud, Marcus Welby, M.D., The Rockford Files, Kojak, The Fall Guy, Miami Vice, Dallas, Star Trek: The Next Generation, In the Heat of the Night, Matlock, television mini-series The Rebels, and other series.

Later career[edit]

He also directed a number of television films most notably Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979) starring Dennis Dugan.[1]

His last directorial credit was an episode of the Prime Time Entertainment Network series Pointman in 1995.

Personal life[edit]

Mayberry has two children. He married Sandy Mayberry. Mayberry lived in Los Angeles, California, and in Fort Collins, Colorado. He died on July 27, 2012, at Fort Collins Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Sandy, his two children, and his grandson and granddaughter.[2]


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