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James Frawley

James Frawley

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1936-09-29 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, USA

23 Movies · 53 TV shows

Also Known As: James Joseph Frawley · James J. Frawley · Jim Frawley

Biography

James Joseph Frawley (September 29, 1936 – January 22, 2019) was an American director and actor. He was a member of the Actors Studio since around 1961. He was best known for directing The Muppet Movie (1979) and The Monkees television series.

Career

Born in Houston, Texas, Frawley had a short-lived acting career, appearing in supporting roles in film and television from 1963 to 1966. A memorable appearance was the role of Hawaii District Attorney Alvarez in the 1965 Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Feather Cloak". In 1966, he was hired as a director for the new series The Monkees; he ended up directing half of the series' 58 episodes.He began a career of over four decades as a director. TV series he directed included Cagney & Lacey, Smallville, Ghost Whisperer and Judging Amy, along with many others. He directed occasional feature films and television films, most notably The Muppet Movie in 1979, in which he also had a cameo. His last acting role was a bartender in TV's American Gothic in 1996. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series in 1967 for the episode "Royal Flush" of The Monkees, and was nominated for the same award the following year for another Monkees episode, "The Devil and Peter Tork".Frawley died from a heart attack while at home in Indian Wells, California on January 22, 2019 at the age of 82.

Movies & TV shows

2007.

4 TV shows

2006.

3 TV shows

2005.

4 TV shows

2002.

1 Movie

2001.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows

2000.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

1999.

2 TV shows

1998.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1997.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows

1996.

1 Movie

1995.

2 TV shows

1994.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows

1993.

1 TV show

1992.

1 TV show

1990.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1989.

1 TV show

1987.

2 Movies · 1 TV show

1985.

1 Movie

1984.

1 TV show

1983.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows

1982.

3 TV shows

1981.

1 TV show

1980.

1 TV show

1979.

1 Movie

1976.

2 Movies

1975.

1 Movie

1973.

1 Movie

1971.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1966.

1 Movie · 4 TV shows

1965.

2 TV shows

1964.

1 Movie

1963.

4 TV shows

1961.

2 TV shows

1957.

1 TV show

1955.

1 TV show
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