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Kirk Browning (1921–2008)

Kirk Browning was born on March 28, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for American Playhouse (1981), Great Performances (1971) and Turandot (1987). He was married to Barbara Gum. He died on February 10, 2008 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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 2000 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
 2000 Perlman at the Penthouse (TV Special)
 1974-1998 Great Performances (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Hamlet (1990)
- Our Town (1989)
- Show Boat (1989)
 1992 One More Spring (TV Movie)
 1982-1992 American Playhouse (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Tru (1992)
- Working (1982)
- Fifth of July (1982)
 1991 O Pioneers! (TV Movie)
 1989 Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (TV Special)
 1988 A Walk in the Woods (TV Movie)
 1987 Turandot (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Liberty Weekend (TV Special documentary)
 1986 The Verdi Requiem (TV Special)
 1984 Evgeniy Onegin (TV Movie)
 1983/I Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
 1983 Domingo/Milnes Met Gala Concert (TV Special)
 1982 Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1982 La bohème (Video)
 1982 Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (TV Special documentary)
 1982 Domingo/Troyanos Met Gala Concert (TV Special)
 1981/I Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
 1980 Snow White Live (TV Movie)
 1980 Big Blonde (TV Movie)
 1980 Don Carlo (TV Movie)
 1979 A Life in the Theatre (TV Movie)
 1979 La Gioconda (TV Movie)
 1978 Horowitz at the White House (TV Special)
 1978 Tartuffe (TV Movie)
 1977 The Royal Family (TV Movie)
 1976 La traviata (TV Movie)
 1976 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
 1976 Visions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El Corrido (1976)
 1976 The Time of Your Life (TV Movie)
 1975 Roberto Devereux (TV Movie)
 1975 Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (TV Movie)
 1974 The Daughter of the Regiment (TV Special)
 1974 A Touch of the Poet (TV Movie)
 1967-1974 NET Opera Theater (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Lizzie Borden (1967)
 1971 Heifetz (TV Movie)
 1970 Harry and Lena (TV Movie)
 1968 NET Festival (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1959-1968 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Concert 1959 (1959)
 1967 Public Broadcast Laboratory (TV Series)
 1967 Damn Yankees! (TV Movie)
 1965 History of the Negro People (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Free at Last (1965)
 1965 Festival of Arts (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953-1964 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Labyrinth (1962)
- Deseret (1961)
- Rigoletto (1958)
 1963 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1962 Opening Night at Lincoln Center (TV Special documentary)
 1961 An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (TV Movie)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Emmanuel (1960)
 1959 Once Upon a Christmas Time (TV Movie)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 The Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
 1957-1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Ella Fitzgerald (1958)
- Ethel Merman (1958)
- Eddie Fisher (1958)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955-1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Mayerling (1957)
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (episode "Amahl and the Night Visitors #7")
 1953 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1952/I Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1952 Curtain Call (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952/II Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
 1951 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
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