Michael Schultz

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Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Notable for his television and film directing work, he helmed episodes of The Rockford Files, Chicago Hope, and Everwood, and directed films such as Car Wash (1976) and Cooley High (1975).

Before Fame

After studying at Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he continued his education at Princeton University and went on to become a member of New York's Negro Ensemble Company.

Trivia

Also a stage director, he worked on the original Broadway production of To Be Young, Gifted and Black, and received an Obie Award for directing the off-Broadway staging of Song of the Lusitanian Bogey.

Family Life

The son of Leo and Katherine Schultz, he grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His marriage to Lauren Jones began in 1965 and produced two children.

Associated With

He directed Richard Pryor in the 1977 film Which Way Is Up?