Daniel Petrie

Active - 1960 - 2001  |   Born - Nov 26, 1920   |   Died - Aug 22, 2004   |   Genres - Drama

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

American director and producer Daniel Petrie first entered show business as an actor. He went on to direct productions on stage, screen, and television. In film, he scored a critical success with the screen adaptation A Raisin in the Sun (1961). Unfortunately, the rest of his films have been decidedly mediocre. In 1977, he won an Emmy for his direction of Eleanor and Franklin in the White House.

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