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Don Hewitt (II) (1922–2009)

Don Hewitt was born on December 14, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald Shepard Hewitt. He was a producer and director, known for 60 Minutes (1968), Years of Crisis (1950) and Douglas Edwards with the News (1948). He was married to Marilyn Berger, Frankie Hewitt and Mary Weaver. He died on August 19, 2009 in Bridgehampton, New York. See full bio »

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60 Minutes Producer
Years of Crisis Producer


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 2007 Where's Molly (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (Documentary) (producer)
  60 Minutes (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 81 episodes, 1968 - 2005) (senior producer - 1 episode, 1998) (producer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Google/The Most Beautiful Woman in the World (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Plan of Attack/Mary J (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Michael Jackson/Iraq After Saddam (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Saddam Hussein's Capture (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2004 60 Minutes Wednesday (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Mind of a Serial Killer/The Front Line/Phat Cat (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2002 TV Land Legends: The 60 Minutes Interviews (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1981 John F. Kennedy (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1977 Who's Who (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 January 1977 (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1968 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Hunger in America (1968) ... (executive producer)
- The Trial Lawyer (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Count the Candles (1968) ... (executive producer)
 1967 Saigon (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1961-1962 Years of Crisis (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Calendar Year 1962 (1962) ... (producer)
- Calendar Year 1961 (1961) ... (producer)
 1962 CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1962 CBS News Extra: Project Mercury flight of Frienship 7 (TV Mini-Series) (producer)
 1960 Kennedy-Nixon Debate (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1948 Douglas Edwards with the News (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Minute by Minute - 60 Minutes". New York: Random House, 1985. ISBN-10: 5551250423; ISBN-13: 978-5551250425

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 8 Articles | See more »

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