Gene Reynolds

Gene Reynolds

American actor, producer, writer, and director (1923–2020)
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Gene Reynolds (born Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal, April 4, 1923 - February 3, 2020) was an American actor, television writer, director, and producer. He was one of the producers of the TV series M*A*S*H.

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Gene Reynolds was born on Wednesday, 4 April 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His full name at birth was Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal. He was best known as an actor. Reynolds' country of citizenship (nationality) was American. He died on Monday, 3 February 2020 in Burbank, California, USA at the age of 96. His zodiac star sign was Aries.

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Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal
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My Three Sons (1960)
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3 February 2020
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Burbank, California, USA
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Actor
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  • Is best known for directing, producing and/or writing two hugely successful TV shows: Lou Grant (1977) and M*A*S*H (1972). Produced and directed numerous episodes of other TV hits, including My Three Sons (1960), Hogan's Heroes (1965) and Room 222 (1969).
  • Has been nominated for 24 Emmy Awards and won six, including Outstanding Comedy Series for M*A*S*H (1972) and Outstanding Drama Series twice for Lou Grant (1977), which also earned him a Humanitas Prize. He won the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Direction of a Comedy Series twice for his work on "M*A*S*H" and the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Direction of a Drama Series once for his work on "Lou Grant".
  • As a boy, was an actor in the movie Female Correspondent (1941) along with friend, actor Tommy Bond who also was "Butch" the bully in the original "Little Rascals".
  • (1993-1997) President of the Directors Guild of America (DGA).
  • He quit acting to become a producer-director.

Gene Reynolds is known for his role in the TV series Ok! TV (2013) as Self.

He is also known for his role in the video documentary The Actor's Journey for Kids (2011) as special thanks.

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