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Stanley Kallis

  • Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Date of passing: 
January 28, 2017

Stanley Kallis was a producer best known for his work on such television series as Police Story, Hawaii Five-O and Mission: Impossible.

Kallis also contributed to the series The Law and Mr. Jones, The Dick Powell Theatre, Jessie, The New Mike Hammer, In the Heat of the Night and Columbo.

Additionally, he produced a number of television movies, including The Hound of the Baskervilles, with William Shatner; Amber Waves, with Dennis Weaver and Kurt Russell; Vital Signs, with Ed Asner, and the miniseries The Manions of America, which helped introduce American audiences to Pierce Brosnan.

Kallis got his start writing and producing his own films, The Hot Angel, Roadracers and Operation Dames.

Stanley Kallis was a producer best known for his work on such television series as Police Story, Hawaii Five-O and Mission: Impossible.

Kallis also contributed to the series The Law and Mr. Jones, The Dick Powell Theatre, Jessie, The New Mike Hammer, In the Heat of the Night and Columbo.

Additionally, he produced a number of television movies, including The Hound of the Baskervilles, with William Shatner; Amber Waves, with Dennis Weaver and Kurt Russell; Vital Signs, with Ed Asner, and the miniseries The Manions of America, which helped introduce American audiences to Pierce Brosnan.

Kallis got his start writing and producing his own films, The Hot Angel, Roadracers and Operation Dames.

He earned an Emmy Award for best drama series for Police Story in 1976, and was nominated twice before that for the acclaimed anthology that followed the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. He was nominated for two more Emmys in 1978 and 1980 for the limited series Washington: Behind Closed Doors and Amber Waves, respectively.

Kallis died January 28, 2017, in Laguna Beach, California. He was 88.

 

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