Ivan Volkman was born on December 4, 1916 in Evansville, Indiana, USA. He was an assistant director and production manager, known for It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967). He died on October 17, 1972 in Stockton, California, USA. See full bio »

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It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Miscellaneous Crew
Judgment at Nuremberg Miscellaneous Crew
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Production Manager
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 1972 Butterflies Are Free (assistant director)
 1962 Hero's Island (assistant director)
 1962 Six Black Horses (assistant director)
 1961 The Parent Trap (assistant director)
 1960 Inherit the Wind (assistant director)
 1955-1960 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin Is Dead (1960) ... (assistant director)
- Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1955) ... (assistant director)
- Davy Crockett's Keelboat Race (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1959 On the Beach (assistant director)
 1958 Home Before Dark (assistant director)
 1958 Damn Yankees (assistant director)
 1958 The Big Country (assistant director)
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- The Secret of the Sea (1957) ... (assistant director)
- The Lost Face (1957) ... (assistant director)
- The Great Salvos (1957) ... (assistant director)
- Blind Man's Bluff (1957) ... (assistant director)
- Your Money or Your Wife (1957) ... (assistant director)
 1953-1957 The Life of Riley (TV Series) (assistant director - 20 episodes)
- Vacation Plans (1957) ... (assistant director)
- Love Comes to Waldo Binney (1955) ... (assistant director)
- Chicken Ranch (1955) ... (assistant director)
- Sister Cissy Returns (1955) ... (assistant director)
- Riley Buys a Wrestler (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days (first assistant director)
 1956 Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (assistant director)
 1955 A Man Alone (assistant director)
 1954 Superman's Peril (assistant director)
 1954 Superman and the Jungle Devil (assistant director)
 1954 Superman Flies Again (assistant director)
 1954 Superman in Exile (assistant director)
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes)
- When Credit Is Due (1954) ... (assistant director)
- High Stakes (1954) ... (assistant director)
- A Call in the Night (1954) ... (assistant director)
- Out of the Past (1954) ... (assistant director)
- Third Floor Rear (1954) ... (assistant director)
 1954 It's a Great Life (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- House Hunting (1954) ... (assistant director)
 1954 Superman in Scotland Yard (assistant director)
 1953-1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (assistant director - 12 episodes)
- The Whistling Bird (1954) ... (assistant director)
- Jimmy Olsen, Boy Editor (1954) ... (assistant director)
- The Golden Vulture (1954) ... (assistant director)
- Beware the Wrecker (1954) ... (assistant director)
- Perry White's Scoop (1954) ... (assistant director)
 1953 Return to Paradise (assistant director)
 1952 Sudden Fear (assistant director)
 1952 The Captive City (assistant director)
 1951 I Want You (assistant director)
 1951 The Lady Says No (assistant director)
 1951 The Big Night (assistant director)
 1951 Queen for a Day (assistant director)
 1950 The Sound of Fury (assistant director)
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac (assistant director)
 1949 My Foolish Heart (assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 Home of the Brave (assistant director)
 1949 Champion (assistant director)
 1947 Philo Vance's Gamble (assistant director)
 1946 Alias Mr. Twilight (assistant director)
 1946 Night Editor (assistant director - uncredited)
 1945 Out of the Depths (assistant director)
 1945 Hit the Hay (assistant director)
 1945 I Love a Bandleader (assistant director)
 1945 Secrets of a Sorority Girl (assistant director)
 1945 Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (assistant director)
 1945 Ten Cents a Dance (assistant director)
 1945 A Guy, a Gal and a Pal (assistant director)
 1945 Youth on Trial (assistant director)
 1944 Dancing in Manhattan (assistant director)
 1944 The Missing Juror (assistant director)
 1944 Sailor's Holiday (second assistant director)
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