Bernard E. McEveety, Jr.
May 13, 1924
New Rochelle, New York
|Died||February 2, 2004 79) (aged|
Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Occupation||Film, television director|
Bernard E. McEveety, Jr. (May 13, 1924 – February 2, 2004) was an American film and television director.
McEveety was born in New Rochelle, New York; his brothers, Vincent McEveety [ citation needed ] were also Hollywood directors and producers. His nephew is producer Stephen McEveety, who often collaborates with Mel Gibson ( The Passion of the Christ ).and Joseph McEveety
McEveety worked primarily in TV, but also directed several feature films. He directed The Brotherhood of Satan and Ride Beyond Vengeance , and did second-unit work on another cult horror film, The Return of Dracula . McEveety's huge TV output included 31 episodes of the TV series Combat! . He also directed Jodie Foster in her debut film, Disney's Napoleon and Samantha .
He produced the TV series Cimarron Strip , which he often directed, as well. His Western directing credits include such television series as Rawhide , Gunsmoke , Bonanza , The Virginian , The Big Valley , and Young Maverick , and the miniseries How the West Was Won . His other credits include In the Heat of the Night , Airwolf , Blue Thunder , Knight Rider , Vega$, The Fall Guy , Simon & Simon , Buck Rogers in the 25th Century , Eight Is Enough , Petrocelli , Three for the Road , The Incredible Hulk , The Dukes of Hazzard , and Charlie's Angels , among others.
McEveety died in Encino, Los Angeles, California, aged 79, of undisclosed natural causes, survived by his wife, children and grandchildren.
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