Bernard L. Kowalski
Bernard Louis Kowalski
August 2, 1929
Brownsville, Texas, United States
|Died||October 26, 2007 78) (aged|
Los Angeles, United States
|Occupation|| Television director |
|Relatives||Brian Grazer (nephew)|
Bernard Louis Kowalski (August 2, 1929 – October 26, 2007  ) was an American film and television director of Polish descent, nominated for two Primetime Emmys. 
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