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Bernard L. Kowalski (1929–2007)

Director | Producer | Second Unit or Assistant Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959) | Krakatoa: East of Java (1968) | Jake and the Fatman (1989-1992)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins More »
AKA 
Bernard Louis Kowalski | Bernard Kowalski | Bernie Kowalski
NICKNAME  
Bernie
BORN 
Aug 2, 1929 (died Oct 26, 2007)

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Past Film & Video (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (75 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 1996–2000)  Less 1996–2000 3
  • Primary photo for Baywatch NightsBaywatch Nights (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1995–1996)  Less 1995–1996 2
  • Primary photo for Thunder in ParadiseThunder in Paradise (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Jake and the FatmanJake and the Fatman (TV Series) Co-Executive Producer (36 episodes, 1990–1992), Co-Executive Producer (Hawaii) (35 episodes, 1989–1990), Director (16 episodes, 1989–1992), Writer (teleplay by) (1 episode, 1992), Writer (story by) (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1989–1992 74
    • Beautiful Dreamer (May 6, 1992) Director, Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Nightmare (Apr 22, 1992) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Ain't Misbehavin' (Apr 8, 1992) Co-Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Nashville BeatNashville Beat (TV Movie) Director  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Miracle at Beekman's PlaceMiracle at Beekman's Place (TV Movie) Director  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 1983–1987)  Less 1983–1987 4
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  • Primary photo for AirwolfAirwolf (TV Series) Executive Producer (22 episodes, 1985–1986), Director (3 episodes, 1984–1986)  Less 1984–1986 23
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  • Primary photo for Me and MomMe and Mom (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Knight RiderKnight Rider (TV Series) Director (7 episodes, 1982–1984)  Less 1982–1984 7
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  • Primary photo for Hot PursuitHot Pursuit (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Blue ThunderBlue Thunder (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Payload (Mar 9, 1984) Director (as Bernie Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mike HammerMike Hammer (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Hot Ice (Feb 4, 1984) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Whiz KidsWhiz Kids (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Johnny BlueJohnny Blue (TV Movie) Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Devlin ConnectionThe Devlin Connection (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 2
    • Erica (Dec 25, 1982) Director  Less
    • Allison (Dec 18, 1982) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Seven Brides for Seven BrothersSeven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 2
  • Primary photo for Cassie & Co.Cassie & Co. (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for NurseNurse (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for ShannonShannon (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for B.A.D. CatsB.A.D. Cats (TV Series) Director (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for NightsideNightside (TV Movie) Director  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Turnover SmithTurnover Smith (TV Movie) Director  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Nick and the DobermansNick and the Dobermans (TV Movie) Director  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for MarcianoMarciano (TV Movie) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The NativityThe Nativity (TV Movie) Director  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Executive Producer (12 episodes, 1975–1977), Director (10 episodes, 1975–1978), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1977), Producer (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975–1978 18
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  • Primary photo for Flight to HolocaustFlight to Holocaust (TV Movie) Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 1971–1976)  Less 1971–1976 4
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  • Primary photo for RiskoRisko (TV Movie) Director  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for SunshineSunshine (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The SupercopsThe Supercops (TV Movie) Director  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Movin' OnMovin' On (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for BanacekBanacek (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 1972–1974)  Less 1972–1974 4
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  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Woman HunterThe Woman Hunter (TV Movie) Director  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The New HealersThe New Healers (TV Movie) Director  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Two for the MoneyTwo for the Money (TV Movie) Director  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Women in ChainsWomen in Chains (TV Movie) Director  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Black NoonBlack Noon (TV Movie) Director  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Terror in the SkyTerror in the Sky (TV Movie) Director  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Guns of Will SonnettThe Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 2
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 3
  • Primary photo for The Rat PatrolThe Rat Patrol (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The MonroesThe Monroes (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • The Intruders (Sep 7, 1966) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Long Hunt of April SavageThe Long Hunt of April Savage (TV Movie) Director  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Trials of O'BrienThe Trials of O'Brien (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 2
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Wild Wild WestThe Wild Wild West (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Producer (21 episodes, 1964–1965), Director (3 episodes, 1964–1965)  Less 1964–1965 21
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 1963), Producer (3 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963 4
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  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables (TV Series) Director (7 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962 7
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  • Primary photo for Perry MasonPerry Mason (TV Series) Director (6 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961 6
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  • Primary photo for Tallahassee 7000Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Scared Witness (Jul 4, 1961) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for The RebelThe Rebel (TV Series) Director (25 episodes, 1959–1961)  Less 1959–1961 25
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  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Las Vegas BeatLas Vegas Beat (TV Movie) Director  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The WesternerThe Westerner (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Mrs. Kennedy (Oct 28, 1960) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for The RiflemanThe Rifleman (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • The Grand Duke (Nov 3, 1959) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bold VentureBold Venture (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 8
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  • Primary photo for M SquadM Squad (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 4
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  • Primary photo for Broken ArrowBroken Arrow (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Boots and SaddlesBoots and Saddles (TV Series) Director (5 episodes, 1957–1958)  Less 1957–1958 5
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  • Primary photo for The Silent ServiceThe Silent Service (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Richard Diamond, Private DetectiveRichard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for The Gale Storm Show: Oh! SusannaThe Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957 2
    • Girls! Girls! Girls! (Jan 5, 1957) Assistant Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
    • The Witch Doctor (Dec 8, 1956) Assistant Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for FrontierFrontier (TV Series) Production Supervisor (3 episodes, 1955–1956), Director (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1955–1956 5
    • Hostage (Sep 9, 1956) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
    • The Ballad of Pretty Polly (Apr 1, 1956) Production Supervisor (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
    • The Assassin (Mar 4, 1956) Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Screen Directors PlayhouseScreen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) Assistant Director (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • The Bitter Waters (Aug 1, 1956) Assistant Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
  • Primary photo for MedicMedic (TV Series) Second Assistant Director (14 episodes, 1954–1955)  Less 1954–1955 14
    • My Child's Keeper (Apr 25, 1955) Second Assistant Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
    • Death Is a Red Balloon (Mar 21, 1955) Second Assistant Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
    • Break Through the Bars (Mar 14, 1955) Second Assistant Director (as Bernard Kowalski)  Less
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