Lloyd, Norman, 1914-....

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Birth 1914-11-08
Americans
English

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Actor.

From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Lloyd : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343059

Hollywood Television Theatre originated in the early 1970s on KCET, the Los Angeles public broadcasting station; Lloyd, an accomplished actor, director, and producer, started his affiliation with the Hollywood Television Theatre in 1972 where he directed, produced and eventually became executive producer.

From the description of Collection of scripts for Hollywood television theatre, 1970-1976. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40192763

Biography

Norman Lloyd was born in 1914 in New Jersey. After graduating from NYU, he worked with Eva LeGalleine's Repertory group. In 1937, along with Orson Welles and John Houseman, Lloyd founded The Mercury Theater. During the ensuing years he appeared in dozens of plays on Broadway and throughout the US. Between 1942 and 1952 he acted in several films, but was best known for his film debut in the Alfred Hitchcock film, Saboteur (1942). Lloyd re-teamed with Hitchcock as an actor, director and executive producer for the long-running TV series, Alfred Hitchcock Presents . He started his affiliation with the Hollywood Television Theatre in 1972 where he directed, produced, and eventually became executive producer. He continued directing episodic television throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and was known for his role as Dr. Daniel Auschlander on the television series St. Elsewhere (1982-88).

Hollywood Television Theatre originated in the early 1970s on KCET, the Los Angeles public broadcasting station. The dramatic anthology series aired from 1970 to 1978 presenting original plays and established dramas.

From the guide to the Norman Lloyd Scripts for Hollywood Television Theatre, 1970-1976, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.)

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