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Don Siegel
Birth: Oct. 26, 1912
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1991
Nipomo
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA

Motion Picture Director. Born in Chicago, Illinois, for over 40 years he directed some of the most memorable films of the American cinema. He began his career in the 1940s directing short reels and completed his first feature film "The Verdict" in 1946. From 1948 to 1951, he worked at the RKO studios making crime and police dramas. He is best known for directing the Clint Eastwood box-office hits "Coogan's Bluff" (1968), "Two Mules for Sister Sara" (1970), "Play Misty for Me" (1971), "Dirty Harry" (1971) and "Escape from Alcatraz" (1979). Among his other credits are "Invasion of The Body Snatchers" (1956), "Madigan" (1968), "Charley Varrick" (1973), "The Shootist" (1976) and "Telefon" (1977). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Doe Avedon (1925 - 2011)*
 
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Burial:
Cayucos-Morro Bay District Cemetery
Cayucos
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
Plot: Near office, next to wallramp
 
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Record added: Aug 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6721319
Don Siegel
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Don Siegel
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