Lee Philips

Biography: Lee Philips studied playwriting at Adelphi College, and later with Harold Clurman. Originally a stage actor, Phillips made his stage debut in the early '50s and appeared on Broadway in dramas such as Paddy Chayefsky's Middle of the Night, with Edward G. Robinson, Gena Rowlands, Anne Jackson, and Martin Balsam, and The Mandragola, directed by Sanford Meisner and starring Albert Paulsen, John Fiedler, and Mark Rydell. He followed this with television work on Armstrong Circle Theatre, and other dramatic anthology shows, and feature film appearances in movies such as Peyton Place (1958), in which he distinguished himself with an impassioned performance as the earnest school principal. Additionally, he appeared in the television productions of Marty and 12 Angry Men. Phillips turned to directing in the early '60s on sitcoms such as The Dick Van Dyke Show, and followed this with numerous TV movies and occasional feature films, most notably The Girl Most Likely To (1973), a blackLee Philips studied playwriting at Adelphi College, and later with Harold Clurman. Originally a stage actor, Phillips made his stage debut in the early '50s and appeared on Broadway in dramas such as Paddy Chayefsky's Middle of the Night, with Edward G. Robinson, Gena Rowlands, Anne Jackson, and Martin Balsam, and The Mandragola, directed by Sanford Meisner and starring Albert Paulsen, John Fiedler, and Mark Rydell. He followed this with television work on Armstrong Circle Theatre, and other dramatic anthology shows, and feature film appearances in movies such as Peyton Place (1958), in which he distinguished himself with an impassioned performance as the earnest school principal. Additionally, he appeared in the television productions of Marty and 12 Angry Men. Phillips turned to directing in the early '60s on sitcoms such as The Dick Van Dyke Show, and followed this with numerous TV movies and occasional feature films, most notably The Girl Most Likely To (1973), a black comedy about a formerly homely girl (Stockard Channing), transformed by plastic surgery, who decides to revenge herself on the high school classmates who tormented her. Expand

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tbd Diagnosis Murder: Season 2 Sep 16, 1994 Director tbd
tbd The Waltons: Season 9 Nov 27, 1980 Director tbd
tbd The Waltons: Season 3 Sep 12, 1974 Director / Minister tbd
tbd M*A*S*H: Season 3 Sep 10, 1974 Director tbd
tbd Shaft: Season 1 Oct 9, 1973 Director tbd
tbd Kung Fu: Season 2 Sep 27, 1973 Director tbd
tbd Love, American Style: Season 5 Sep 14, 1973 Director tbd
tbd The Waltons: Season 2 Sep 13, 1973 Director tbd
tbd The Rookies (1972): Season 2 Sep 10, 1973 Director / Director tbd
tbd M*A*S*H: Season 1 Sep 17, 1972 Director tbd
tbd The Partridge Family: Season 3 Sep 15, 1972 Director tbd
tbd The Waltons: Season 1 Sep 14, 1972 Director tbd
tbd The Doris Day Show: Season 5 Sep 11, 1972 Director tbd
tbd The Doris Day Show: Season 3 Sep 14, 1970 Director tbd
tbd Love, American Style: Season 1 Sep 29, 1969 Director tbd
tbd The Doris Day Show: Season 1 Sep 24, 1968 Director tbd
tbd Daniel Boone: Season 5 Sep 19, 1968 Director tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 8 Sep 11, 1967 Writer / Director tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 7 Sep 12, 1966 Director tbd
tbd Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.: Season 2 Sep 17, 1965 Director tbd
tbd The Donna Reed Show: Season 8 Sep 16, 1965 Director tbd
tbd The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 5 Sep 15, 1965 Director tbd
tbd Gidget: Season 1 Sep 15, 1965 Director tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 6 Sep 13, 1965 Director tbd
tbd Perry Mason: Season 9 Sep 12, 1965 Evans tbd
tbd Perry Mason: Season 8 Sep 24, 1964 Kevin Lawrence tbd
tbd The Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 4 Sep 23, 1964 Director tbd
tbd The Twilight Zone: Season 5 Sep 27, 1963 Jordan Herrick 10
tbd Route 66: Season 4 Sep 27, 1963 Ben Belden / Joe tbd
tbd The Twilight Zone: Season 4 Jan 3, 1963 Allan Ransome / Allan Ransome 9.4