November 13, 1919
|Died||April 15, 2012 (aged 92)|
|Occupation||Director & producer|
Alma Jane Gitnick
(m. 1941; div. 1979)
Paul Bogart (né Bogoff; November 13, 1919 – April 15, 2012) was an American television director and producer. Bogart directed episodes of the television series 'Way Out in 1961, Coronet Blue in 1967, Get Smart, The Dumplings in 1976, All In The Family from 1975 to 1979, and four episodes of the first season of The Golden Girls in 1985. Among his films are Oh, God! You Devil, Torch Song Trilogy, Halls of Anger, Marlowe, Skin Game (both starring James Garner), and Class of '44. He won five Primetime Emmy Awards during his long career, from sixteen nominations. In 1991, he was awarded the French Festival Internationelle Programmes Audiovisuelle at the Cannes Film Festival.
Paul Bogart was born on November 13, 1919 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, as Paul Bogoff. After serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces during the Second World War, Bogart began his career in show-business as a puppeteer with the Berkeley Marionettes in 1946. From there he went on to be stage manager and associate director at the television network NBC, working on live teleplays for the Kraft Television Theatre and Goodyear Playhouse.
Bogart's children are: daughter Tracy Bogart; daughter Jennifer Bogart (married twice to actor Elliott Gould), and son Peter Bogart (assistant director).