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|Occupation||Actor, film director|
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Deutsch |
(m. 1977; div. 19??)
Michael Lembeck (born June 25, 1948) is an American actor and television and film director.
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Lembeck was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Caroline Dubs and Harvey Lembeck, an actor and comedian. He began acting in the late 1960s and directing in the 1970s.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with an estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island. Since 1896, Brooklyn has been coterminous with Kings County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County.
Harvey Lembeck was an American comedic actor best remembered for his role as Cpl. Rocco Barbella on The Phil Silvers Show in the late 1950s, and as the stumbling, overconfident quasi-outlaw biker Eric Von Zipper in beach party films during the 1960s. He also turned in noteworthy performances in both the stage and screen versions of Stalag 17. He was the father of actor and director Michael Lembeck and actress Helaine Lembeck.
His most notable acting role was as Julie Cooper (Mackenzie Phillips)'s husband, Max Horvath, on the sitcom One Day at a Time . He played newscaster Clete Meizenheimer on the series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman .
Laura Mackenzie Phillips is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in American Graffiti, as rebellious but ultimately loving teenager Julie Mora Cooper Horvath on the sitcom One Day at a Time, and for the Disney Channel science fiction show So Weird.
One Day at a Time is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as a divorced mother raising two teenaged daughters in Indianapolis. The daughters were played by Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli.
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman is an American satirical soap opera that aired in daily (weekday) syndication from January 1976 to May 1977. The series was produced by Norman Lear, directed by Joan Darling, Jim Drake, Nessa Hyams, and Giovanna Nigro, and starred Louise Lasser. The series writers were Gail Parent and Ann Marcus.
In 1975, he appeared on Barney Miller in the episode "Hair" as Officer Guardeno. He also played "Kaptain Kool" of Kaptain Kool and the Kongs on The Krofft Supershow from 1976 to 1978. He is also known for his role as Vinnie Fazio in The Boys in Company C in 1978. He was a member of the cast of the 1985–1986 situation comedy Foley Square. He appeared with his father, actor Harvey Lembeck, in an episode of The Partridge Family in 1971.
Barney Miller is an American sitcom set in a New York City Police Department police station on East 6th St in Greenwich Village. The series was broadcast from January 23, 1975, to May 20, 1982, on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore J. Flicker. Noam Pitlik directed the majority of the episodes.
The Krofft Supershow is a Saturday morning children's variety show, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft. It aired for two seasons from September 11, 1976, to September 2, 1978, on ABC
The Boys in Company C, directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, Craig Wasson, James Canning, and Michael Lembeck, is a 1978 film about United States Marine Corps recruits preparing for duty, and their subsequent combat in the Vietnam War. It was among the first Vietnam War films to appear after the Vietnam Era, and was also the first role for R. Lee Ermey of Full Metal Jacket fame. The Boys in Company C is the first in Furie's Vietnam War motion picture trilogy, followed by 2001's Under Heavy Fire and 2006's The Veteran.
Lembeck has had collaborations with the late actor Peter Boyle in both The Santa Clause 2 , and its sequel The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause . Lembeck also directed Boyle in a number of episodes of Everybody Loves Raymond .
Peter Lawrence Boyle was an American actor. Known as a character actor, he played Frank Barone on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and the comical monster in Mel Brooks' film spoof Young Frankenstein (1974). He also starred in The Candidate. Boyle, who won an Emmy Award in 1996 for a guest-starring role on the science-fiction drama The X-Files, won praise in both comedic and dramatic parts following his breakthrough performance in the 1970 film Joe.
The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 American Christmas fantasy romantic mystery comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is a sequel to The Santa Clause (1994) and the second installment in the Santa Clause film series. All the principal actors from the first film, including Tim Allen, Eric Lloyd, Wendy Crewson and Judge Reinhold, reprise their roles.
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American Christmas fantasy comedy adventure film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the third and final film in the Santa Clause film series following The Santa Clause and The Santa Clause 2.
Lembeck's first film appearance came in the 1968 film Hang 'Em High where he portrays a store clerk with two spoken lines. He later acted in The In-Laws .He directed The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause , as well as the Nia Vardalos film Connie and Carla and Tooth Fairy .
Hang 'Em High is a 1968 American DeLuxe Color revisionist Western film directed by Ted Post and written by Leonard Freeman and Mel Goldberg. It stars Clint Eastwood as Jed Cooper, an innocent man who survives a lynching; Inger Stevens as a widow who helps him; Ed Begley as the leader of the gang that lynched Cooper; and Pat Hingle as the judge who hires him as a U.S. Marshal.
The In-Laws is a 1979 American action-comedy film starring Alan Arkin and Peter Falk, written by Andrew Bergman and directed by Arthur Hiller on various locations, including Mexico, which served as the film's representation of the fictional Central American setting. The 2003 remake stars Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks and Candice Bergen.
Antonia Eugenia "Nia" Vardalos is a Canadian-American actress, screenwriter, and producer of Greek descent. Her most notable work is the 2002 film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which was based on a one-woman stage play she dramatized and in which she starred.
Lembeck now works as a full-time film and TV director. He won an Emmy for his work on the Friends episode The One After the Super Bowl. He also directed 20 other episodes of the series.[ citation needed ]
Lembeck is married to his second wife, retired actress Lorna Patterson, with whom he has two children.[ citation needed ]
Lembeck's work has received recognition from the Directors Guild of America, and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences also known as the (ATAS).
|1968||Hang 'Em High||No||No||Yes||Store Clerk||film debut|
|1969||Gidget Grows Up||No||No||Yes||Arnold||Television Movie|
|1972||Haunts of the Very Rich||No||No||Yes||Johnny Delmonico||Television Movie|
|1973||A Summer Without Boys||No||No||Yes||Burt||Television Movie|
|1973||Blood Sport||No||No||Yes||Rueben||Television Movie|
|1975||It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman||No||No||Yes||Joe||Television Movie|
|1976||Flannery and Quilt||No||No||Yes||Quilt's Grandson||Television Movie|
|1976||ABC's Saturday Sneak Peek||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kool||Television Movie|
|1977||Kaptain Kool and the Kongs Present ABC All-Star Saturday||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kool||Television Movie|
|1978||The Boys in Company C||No||No||Yes||Vinnie Fazio||Feature Film|
|1978||Having Babies III||No||No||Yes||Russ Bridges||Television Movie|
|1978||The Krofft Comedy Hour||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kool||Television Movie|
|1978||The Bay City Rollers Met the Saturday Superstars||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kool||Television Movie|
|1979||The In-Laws||No||No||Yes||Tommy Ricardo||Feature Film|
|1980||The Comeback Kid||No||No||Yes||Tony||Television Movie|
|1980||Dan August: Once Is Never Enough||No||No||Yes||unknown||Television Movie|
|1981||On the Right Track||No||No||Yes||Frank Biscardi||Feature Film|
|1982||Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever||No||No||Yes||Elliott Garfield||Television Movie|
|1987||Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8||No||No||Yes||Abbie Hoffman||Television Movie|
|1987||Ultraman: The Adventure Begins||No||No||Yes||Scott Masterson (voice role)||Television Movie|
|1988||Side by Side||No||No||Yes||Tony Mercer||Television Movie|
|1988||Lady Mobster||No||No||Yes||unknown||Television Movie|
|1989||The Dream Team||No||No||Yes||Ed||Feature Film|
|1990||Joseph and His Brothers||No||No||Yes||unknown (voice role)||Short Film|
|1991||Acting Sheriff||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|1996||Boys & Girls||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|1999||True Love||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|2000||The Peter Principle||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|2000||From Where I Sit||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|2002||The Santa Clause 2||Yes||No||No||N/A||Feature Film|
|2004||Connie and Carla||Yes||No||No||N/A||Feature Film|
|2005||Untitled Oakley & Weinstein Project||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|2006||The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause||Yes||No||No||N/A||Feature Film|
|2006||So Here's What Happened||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|2010||Tooth Fairy||Yes||No||No||N/A||Feature Film|
|2011||Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure||Yes||Yes||No||N/A||Direct-to-Video |
|2011||The Bling Ring||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|2016||A Nutcracker Christmas||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Movie|
|TBA||Welcome to Pine Grove!||Yes||No||No||N/A||Feature Film|
|1970||The Young Lovers||No||No||Yes||Student||Episode: "A Simple Thing Called Justice"|
|1970-1974||Room 222||No||No||Yes||Mickey Kaufman||3 episodes|
|1971||Dan August||No||No||Yes||Ron||Episode: "Death Chain"|
|1971||The Partridge Family||No||No||Yes||Marc||Episode: "To Play or Not to Play?"|
|1971||Make Room for Granddaddy||No||No||Yes||Peter||Episode: "The Greatest Ear in the Business"|
|1971||The Funny Side||No||No||Yes||Teenage Husband||6 episodes|
|1973||Love, American Style||No||No||Yes||Bob||Episode: "Love and the Mind Reader/Love and the Mr. and Mrs./Love and the Soap Opera" |
segment "Love and the Mind Reader"
|1975||Happy Days||No||No||Yes||Dooley||Episode: "Crusin' "|
|1975||Baretta||No||No||Yes||Phil||Episode: "The Coppelli Oath"|
|1975||Barney Millers||No||No||Yes||Detective Paul Gardeno||Episode: "Hair"|
|1975||The Rookies||No||No||Yes||Gene/Maury||2 episodes|
|1976||The Krofft Supershow||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kool||unknown episode|
|1976-1977||Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman||No||No||Yes||Clete Meizenheimer||39 episodes|
|1977||The Brady Bunch Variety Hour||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kook||Episode: "#1.1"|
|1978||What Really Happened to the Class of '65?||No||No||Yes||Nick Romansky||Episode: "Class Clown"|
|1978||The Bay City Roller Show||No||No||Yes||Kaptain Kool||Episode: "#1.1"|
|1979-1983||The Love Boat||No||No||Yes||Joey||5 episodes|
|1979-1984||One Day at a Time||No||No||Yes||Max Horvath||series regular; 49 episodes|
|1981||Aloha Paradise||No||No||Yes||Josh||Episode: "Best of Friends/Success/Nine Karats"|
|1982||Darkroom||No||No||Yes||Barry||Episode: "Who's There?"|
|1982||Insight||No||No||Yes||J. Walter||Episode: "For Love or Money"|
|1983-1984||Fantasy Island||No||No||Yes||Joe Manning/Dr. Russ Nicholas||2 episodes|
|1985||Greatest Adventure Stories from Bible||No||No||Yes||unknown||Episode: Joseph and His Brothers"|
|1985||Crazy Like a Fox||No||No||Yes||Andy Farr||Episode: "Is There a Fox in the House?"|
|1985-1986||Foley Square||No||No||Yes||Peter Newman||series regular; 14 episodes|
|1987||Murder, She Wrote||No||No||Yes||Arnie Wakeman||Episode: "When Thieves Fall Out"|
|1987||Pound Puppies||No||No||Yes||Various Characters (voice role)||4 episodes|
|1987-1988||The Smurfs||No||No||Yes||Additional Voices (voice role)||2 episodes|
|1988-1989||Fantastic Max||No||No||Yes||Additional Voiced (voice role)||3 episodes|
|1989||Doctor Doctor||Yes||No||No||N/A||2 episodes|
|1989||My Two Dads||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "I'm Dreaming of a Holiday Episode"|
|1989||Coming of Age||Yes||No||No||N/A||3 episodes|
|1989||The Famous Teddy Z||No||No||Yes||Landon Tarmac||Episode: "Bobby the Chimp"|
|1990||Sugar and Spice||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Breaking in Is Hard to Do"|
|1990||The Marshall Chronicles||Yes||No||No||N/A||2 episodes|
|1992||Flying Blind||Yes||No||No||N/A||5 episodes|
|1992||Fish Police||No||No||Yes||unknown (voice role)||Episode: "The Two Gils"|
|1990-1993||Major Dad||Yes||No||No||N/A||67 episodes|
|1993||L.A. Law||No||No||Yes||Mitchell Schein||Episode: "Come Rain or Schein"|
|1993-1994||Love & War||Yes||No||No||N/A||16 episodes|
|1994||Good Advice||Yes||No||No||N/A||4 episodes|
|1994-1999||Mad About You||Yes||No||Yes||Mr. Shapiro||23 episodes (director); Episode: "Two Tickets to Paradise" (actor)|
|1995||Pride & Joe||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Terror at 30,000 Feet"|
|1995||High Society||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Family Val's"|
|1995||Double Rush||Yes||No||Yes||Angus Black"||13 episodes (director); Episode: "Snowings and Goings" (actor)|
|1996||The Naked Truth||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Man Loses Load While Woman Can't Dump!"|
|1995-1996||Hope & Gloria||Yes||No||No||N/A||8 episodes|
|1996||Party Girl||Yes||No||No||N/A||unknown episode|
|1996||Caroline in the City||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Caroline and the Cat Dancer"|
|1996||Ellen||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Harold and Ellen"|
|1996-1997||Everybody Loves Raymond||Yes||No||No||N/A||5 episodes|
|1997||Men Behaving Badly||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "It's Good to Be Dead"|
|1997||Chicago Sons||Yes||No||No||N/A||2 episodes|
|1997||Over the Top||Yes||No||No||N/A||10 episodes|
|1997-1999||Veronica's Closet||Yes||No||No||N/A||4 episodes|
|1998||House Rules||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1998||That's Life||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "The First One"|
|1998||Encore! Encore!||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "The French Connection"|
|1998-2001||Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place||Yes||No||No||N/A||22 episodes|
|1999-2000||Stark Raving Mad||Yes||No||No||N/A||2 episodes|
|2000||The Weber Show||Yes||No||No||N/A||2 episodes; also known as "Cursed"|
|2001||What About Joan||Yes||No||No||N/A||4 episodes|
|2001||Inside Schwartz||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Event Night"|
|2001||Off Centre||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "A Stroke of Genius"|
|2001||According to Jim||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Cheryl's Old Flame"|
|2003||The 5 Coolest Things||Yes||No||No||N/A||Television Miniseries Documentary|
|2007||Greek||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Liquid Courage"|
|2007||Californication||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser"|
|2010||Hot in Cleveland||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2012-2013||Guys with Kids||Yes||No||No||N/A||5 episodes|
|2012-2017||Baby Daddy||Yes||Yes||Yes||Director||97 episodes (director); 35 episodes (Executive Producer); Episode: "Over My Dead Bonnie" (actor)|
|2014||Mystery Girls||Yes||No||No||N/A||4 episodes|
|2015||Mr. Robinson||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog"|
|2017||One Day at a Time||Yes||No||No||N/A||Episode: "Sex Talk"|
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