Friday, November 21, 2014

"Death Valley Days" Director Edward Ludlum 2000 Valhalla Cemetery

Edward Ludlum (November 8, 1920, New York City, New York - November 21, 2000, Los Angeles, California} was a stage and television director.

IMDb Filmography


1961 Whispering Smith (TV series)
– Poet and Peasant Case (1961)
– Trademark (1961)

1959 Mike Hammer (TV series)
– Swing Low, Sweet Harriet (1959)
– Park the Body (1959)
– Jury of One

1959 Gunsmoke (TV series)
– Doc Quits (1959)
1952 Death Valley Days (TV series)

1964 Sinderella and the Golden Bra (associate producer)

IMDb Mini Biography

Primarily a prestigious stage director, he is often credited as one of the founders of "Los Angeles Theater" and of also having influenced the careers of such notables as Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bernie Kopel, Audie Murphy and Wanda Hendrix among others. (IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous)

IMDb Trivia

At one point in their lives, first cousins Edward Ludlum and author Robert Ludlum were mirror images of each other.

Discovered and brought Canadian actors Lorne Greene and Ted Knight to the attention of Hollywood TV producers.

Cousin of Robert Ludlum and Tom Carroll

Cousin of both popular author Robert Ludlum and actor Tom Carroll.


Edward Ludlum is interred at Valhalla Cemetery in North Hollywood.

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