Person - Asher, William (1921-2012)

Asher, William (1921-2012)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

New York  1921-08-08 - California (Estados Unidos)  2012-07-16


William Asher is an American film director, scriptwriter and producer.

When he was a child, he left school to serve in the US Signal Corps Aeronautical Division during the Second World War. His career began after the war, by presenting his first movie in 1948 called "Leather gloves". After that, he was working for some time on television until he got a job in CBS studios to direct "Our Miss Brooks" (1952). His most popular work was "Bewitched" (1972). He was considered one of the most ealy men of television opening a new path in the media. Some ofther movies he directed were "I love Lucy" (1951) and "Beach blanket bingo" (1965). He, Elizabeth Montgomery and Frank Sinatra were responsibles of the ceremony of inauguration of their friend John F. Kennedy.

He died the 16th July 2012 in Palm Desert (California) due to complications of alzheimer. He was 90 years old.

World War, 1939-1945

Description: combatió como soldado en el ejército de EEUU

Date of the event: 1939 - 1945



Lugar de Nacimiento:

New York in 1921-08-08

Lugar de Defunción:

California (Estados Unidos) in 2012-07-16

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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