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Robert Iscove

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Born: July 4, 1947 Cause of Death:
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1972:
Had early TV credit as choreographer of the ABC special "Burt Bacharach: Close to You"
1973:
Choreographed Norman Jewison's big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical "Jesus Christ Superstar"
1975:
Was choreographer of two Ann-Margret NBC special, "Ann-Margret Olsson" and "Ann-Margret Smith"
1976:
Choreographed "The Dorothy Hamill Special" (ABC), a musical variety program hosted by the popular figure skater
1976:
Was choreographer for the feature "The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox", starring Goldie Hawn
1977:
Reteamed with Ann-Margret, choreographing the NBC country-western themed "Ann-Margret... Rhinestone Cowgirl"
1978:
Directed "Mary" (CBS), Mary Tyler Moore's short-lived stab at a comedy-variety series
1979:
Was director and choreographer of the Broadway revival of "Peter Pan", starring Sandy Duncan
1983:
Worked with figure skating champion Hamill again, as producer and director as well as choreographer of the CBS special "Dorothy Hamill in Romeo & Juliet on Ice"; won Daytime Emmy Award
1987:
Directed the turn-of-the-century prep school-set "American Playhouse" (PBS) production "The Prodigious Hickey", "The Little Mermaid" installment of Showtime's "Faerie Tale Theatre" and NBC's fantastical TV-movie "The Incredible Ida Early"
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Helmed several episodes of the noirish CBS crime series "Wiseguy"
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Directed episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (syndicated), "21 Jump Street" (Fox) and "Miami Vice" (NBC)
1990:
Was director of the TV-movies "Murder in Black & White", an installment of the Janek detective series starring Richard Crenna and "Shattered Dreams" (both CBS), a fact-based look at high society domestic violence
1992:
Moved into action-adventure territory as director of the World War II TV-movie "Mission of the Shark" and director and co-producer the San Francisco earthquake drama "Miracle on I-880" (both CBS)
1992:
Helmed "Terror on Track 9" (CBS), the next installment of the adventures of New York police detective Frank Janek
1993:
Handled high drama as producer and director of the CBS TV-movies "Dying to Love You" and "River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene"
1994:
Helmed and produced the Janek entries "The Forget-Me-Not Murders" and "A Silent Betrayal" (both CBS)
1994:
Was producer and director of the similarly named but differently themed "Without Consent" (ABC) and "Without Warning" (CBS), a psychiatric hospital-set drama and sci-fi asteroid disaster flick respectively
1995:
Produced and helmed the fact-based CBS telepic "It Was Him or Us"
1996:
Was producer and director of the short-lived, edgy Fox drama series "Profit"
1996:
Directed and produced Fox's action TV-movie "Dark Angel"
1997:
Helmed the gripping TV-movie psychodrama "Murder in Mind" for CBS
1997:
Received an Emmy nomination for directing the updated, multicultural TV-movie remake "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella", starring Brandy and Whitney Houston
1999:
Made feature directorial debut with the updated "Pygmalion" revisit "She's All That"; first teaming with star Freddie Prinze Jr
2000:
Returned to the big screen as helmer of the romantic comedy "Boys and Girls", starring Prinze

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