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Ken Swor (1935–2004)

Ken Swor grew up the only child of Ewing Farish Swor and Velda in Ventura, California after moving from Arkansas at the age of one month. He played basketball at Ventura high school and was always "one of the small town Ventura boys" at heart. Ken's mother died of cancer when he was 22, which devastated him. Many, many friends of even his grade ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 69) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Known For

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone Production Manager
(1985-1987)
The Formula
The Formula Production Manager
(1980)
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1975)
Endangered Species
Endangered Species Production Manager
(1982)

Filmography

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 1995 Down, Out & Dangerous (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series) (unit production manager - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... (unit production manager)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... (unit production manager)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... (unit production manager)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (unit production manager)
 1994 A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1994 Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1993 Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1992 Angel Street (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1992 Angel Street (TV Series) (unit production manager)
 1992 Fugitive Among Us (TV Movie) (production manager)
 1990 Donor (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1990 Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1989 Dream Breakers (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1988 Secret Witness (TV Movie) (production manager)
 1988 Shakedown on the Sunset Strip (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
  The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (production manager - 24 episodes, 1985 - 1987) (unit production manager - 1 episode, 1985)
- Song of the Younger World/The Girl I Married (1987) ... (production manager)
- Time and Teresa Golowitz/Voices in the Earth (1987) ... (production manager)
- Joy Ride/Shelter Skelter/Private Channel (1987) ... (production manager)
- The Card/The Junction (1987) ... (production manager)
- The Convict's Piano (1986) ... (production manager)
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series) (unit production manager - 9 episodes)
- The Strangler (1984) ... (unit production manager)
- Fashioned for Murder (1984) ... (unit production manager)
- The Set-Up (1984) ... (unit production manager)
- Is She or Isn't He? (1984) ... (unit production manager)
- Paddles Up (1984) ... (unit production manager - as Kenneth Swor)
 1984 A Touch of Scandal (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1984 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie) (production manager)
 1982-1983 Fame (TV Series) (unit production manager - 23 episodes)
- U.N. Week (1983) ... (unit production manager)
- Ending on a High Note (1983) ... (unit production manager)
- ...Help from My Friends (1983) ... (unit production manager)
- The Kids from Fame in Concert (1983) ... (unit production manager)
- Not in Kansas Anymore (1983) ... (unit production manager)
 1982 Endangered Species (unit production manager)
 1982 Diner (unit production manager)
 1980 The Formula (unit production manager)
 1979 The Great Santini (unit production manager)
 1977-1979 Police Story (TV Series) (unit production manager - 8 episodes)
- A Cry for Justice (1979) ... (unit production manager)
- A Chance to Live (1978) ... (unit production manager)
- No Margin for Error (1978) ... (unit production manager)
- The Broken Badge (1978) ... (unit production manager)
- Day of Terror... Night of Fear (1978) ... (unit production manager)
 1977 Secrets (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie) (unit production manager)
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) (production manager - 6 episodes)
- Labyrinth (1975) ... (production manager)
- Asylum (1975) ... (production manager)
- The Programming of Charlie Blake (1975) ... (production manager)
- Ten Dollar Murder (1975) ... (production manager)
- Endgame (1975) ... (production manager)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Kenneth Swor
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Personal Quote:

People in this business work hard like any other job out there, they just are a little better paid, some are too impressed with themselves, but they have problems just like anyone. I was a teacher one day, and the next in movie making, but see I was still the same guy. See more »

Trivia:

He and his first wife Betty Vaughan were good friends with Bing and Lou Russel, Kurt Russel's parents, and his 3 daughters many times were left with the Russels while the adults went out. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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