Andrew McCullough, Who Directed Orson Welles and James Dean on Television, Dies at 94

Andrew McCullough, Who Directed Orson Welles and James Dean on Television, Dies at 94
Andrew McCullough, a prolific director in TV's Golden Age who worked with Orson Welles and James Dean on the small screen and called the shots for The Donna Reed Show and Family Ties, died Jan. 22 in Los Angeles, his family announced. He was 94.

McCullough also helmed episodes of Leave It to Beaver, 77 Sunset Strip, The Fugitive, Maverick, Lassie and Hawaiian Eye and later served as an Ad on Happy Days.

Welles, who had already conquered film (Citizen Kane), theater (Caesar) and radio (Mercury Theater on the Air, War of the Worlds), in 1953 made his television debut in a live adaptation of King Lear. The Shakespeare classic was ...
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