George Waggner

George Waggner
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. George Waggner  (September 7, 1894 - December 11, 1984) was an American film director, producer and actor. Born in New York City, he made his film debut as Yousayef in The Sheik (1921). He later went on to appearances in Western films. The first film he directed was Western Trails (1938) and his most well-known directorial effort arguably remains The Wolf Man (1941). In the 1960s, he directed episodes of the television series Maverick, Batman, The Green Hornet, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. He also directed John Wayne and Oliver Hardy wearing coonskin caps in The Fighting Kentuckian (1949), in which his daughter, Shy Waggner, appeared in a cameo. Waggner's career in film declined in the 1950s, due to the popularity of television, and he eventually moved to television late in the decade. Many of his television credits, such as Maverick and Batman, have his name spelled as "george waGGner." He also directed Red Nightmare, a Cold War propaganda film produced by the Department of Defense and narrated by Jack Webb. Waggner wrote the film Queen of the Yukon with Jack London. His wife was Danny Shannon. The couple had only one child, Shy, born in 1924. and two grandchildren Sherry and Robert. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Waggner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
Name George Waggner
Also Known As George Waggoner, George Waggener, George Wagner, Joseph West
Birthday 1894-09-07
Deathday 1984-12-11
Gender Male
IMDB George Waggner profile on IMDB
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA
As: Yousaef - Tribal Chi
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The Iron Horse...