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October 10, 2012

Russ Mayberry, Prolific TV Director for Decades

Fro comedies to dramas to westerns to science fiction, Mayberry directed some of the best known series in television from the 1960s through the 1990s.

Russ Mayberry, who directed episodic television for more than 30 years, died July 27, 2012, in Fort Collins, Colorado. He was 86.

A graduate of Northwestern university, Mayberry directed dozens of TV shows, including That Girl, The Brady Bunch, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun, The Monkees, Ironside, McCloud, The Virginian, Marcus Welby, M.D., Kojak, Magnum, P.I., Baretta, The Six Million Dollar Man, Harry O, Black Sheep Squadron, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Jake and the Fatman, The Fall Guy and In the Heat of the Night.

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