Sam O'Steen

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Birth Name: Sam O'Steen
Born: 11/06/1923
Birth Place: Arkansas, USA
Death Place: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Died: 10/11/2000

O'Steen made his directorial debut with the TV-movie "A Brand New Life" (ABC, 1973) which featured an Emmy-winning performance by lead Cloris Leachman. He earned an Emmy nod for his stylish direction of the romantic drama "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom" (CBS, 1975) before tackling the small screen sequel "Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby" (ABC, 1976). That same year, O'Steen made his sole foray into motion picture direction with "Sparkle", a genial if slightly slick look at the rise of a female black singer group (not unlike the Supremes). As a director, he also scored with the 1981 ABC drama "The Best Little Girl in the World", a disturbing look at a teenager struggling with anorexi... Continue Bio >>

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1976-04-01 Sparkle
1984 Kids Don't Tell
1980 Best Little Girl in the World
1976 Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby
1976 Rosemary's Baby II
1975 High Risk
1974 Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
1973 I Love You... Goodbye
1971 Brand New Life