William Asher

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Birthday
8, 1921
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 16, 2012 (90)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1921
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 16, 2012 (90)

About

Known for directing I Love Lucy and directing and producing Bewitched. He was a pioneer of the television sitcom.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school while living with his mother in New York because she was an alcoholic and abusive.

Trivia

He either produced or directed over two dozen series, and he won one Emmy for Bewitched out of his four nominations.

Family Life

He was married to Bewitched star Elizabeth Montgomery with whom he had three children. He was also married to Joyce Bulifant and Danni Sue Nolan. He adopted son John Asher who became an actor and director. His last wife was Meredith Coffin McMachen before he passed away.

Associated With

He and Frank Sinatra planned President John F. Kennedy's 1961 inaugural address.

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