Date of Birth:
18 October 1917
Boris Sagal created 3 movies in the Comedy, Musical, Romance, War, Drama, Music, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller genres.
Boris Sagal got succeed with average imdb rating 5.9.
In 1955 he staged a production of the Maxwell Anderson play, "Lost in the Stars" at the Ebony Showcase Theatre, operated by Nick Stewart. Al Freeman Jr. and 'William Schallert' also participated in the production.
He was killed early in the production of the TV film World War III (1982) (TV) in a helicopter accident in Oregon. He had just returned from filming aerial shots, his helicopter landing in the parking lot of the Timberline lodge on Mt. Hood (the exteriors location from The Shining (1980)). Preoccupied with his work, he inadvertently turned the wrong way upon getting out of the helicopter, walking directly into the rear rotor blade; he died of severe head and shoulder injuries after emergency surgery 60 miles away in Portland. Astonishingly, filming resumed the very next day with a new director.
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