Jack Haley Jr.
John Joseph Haley III (October 25, 1933 – April 21, 2001) was an American film director, producer and writer, and a two time recipient of the Emmy Award. He was best known as the director of the 1974 compilation film That's Entertainment! and as the second husband of Liza Minnelli, daughter of Judy Garland, who had starred with his father in The Wizard of Oz.
Jack Haley Jr.
John Joseph Haley III
October 25, 1933
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||April 21, 2001 67) (aged|
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
(m. 1974; div. 1979)
Florence McFadden Haley
Haley was born in Los Angeles, the son of actor/comedian Jack Haley and his wife Florence.
As a producer, Haley was responsible for compilations and documentaries about film history, including Hollywood and the Stars (1963-1964), That's Entertainment! (1974), That's Dancing! (1985) and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic, narrated by Angela Lansbury. Haley's other credits include producer and executive producer of Academy Awards presentation shows. He directed the 1970 film Norwood and the 1971 film The Love Machine.
Awards and honors
|1966||Peabody Award||The Hidden World: National Geographic Special||Won|
Primetime Emmy Awards
|1990||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Directing in Informational Programming||The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic||Nominated|
|1987||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Informational Special||Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente||Nominated|
|1985||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Children's Program||The Night They Saved Christmas||Nominated|
|1982||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Informational Special||Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter||Nominated|
|1979||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Events||51st Academy Awards||Won|
|1977||Primetime Emmy Awards||Special Classification of Outstanding Program Achievement||Life Goes to the Movies||Nominated|
|1975||Primetime Emmy Awards||Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement||ABC's Wide World of Entertainment "That's Entertainment: 50 Years of MGM"||Nominated|
|1968||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Music or Variety||Movin' with Nancy||Won|
Directors Guild of America
|1978||DGA Award||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary||Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front||Nominated|
|1968||DGA Award||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television||Movin' with Nancy||Nominated|
NAACP Image Awards
|1980||NAACP Image Awards||Best Documentary||That’s Hollywood!: Black Magic||Won|
Monte-Carlo Television Festival
|1967||Grand Prix||Best World-Wide Television Program||The Hidden World: National Geographic Special||Won|
Venice Film Festival
|1967||Venice Film Festival Silver Lion||Best Documentary||The Hidden World: National Geographic Special||Won|
|1965||Venice Film Festival Silver Lion||Best Documentary||Hollywood and the Stars “In Search of Kim Novak”||Won|
|1964||Venice Film Festival Silver Lion||Best Documentary||Hollywood and the Stars “How to Succeed as a Gangster”||Won|
Western Heritage Awards
|1965||Bronze Wrangler||Factual Television Program||Hollywood and the Stars: Episode "They Went That-a-Way"||Won|
Western Writers of America
|1995||Spur Award||Best Documentary Script||100 Years of the Hollywood Western||Won|
- Archerd, Army (April 21, 2001). "Director, producer Jack Haley Jr. dies". Variety. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
- Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (June 24, 2009). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946–Present (ninth ed.). New York City: Ballantine Books. p. 148. ISBN 978-0307483201. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
- Lyman, Rick (April 23, 2001). "Jack Haley Jr., 67, Dies; Known for 'That's Entertainment'". The New York Times. Retrieved December 6, 2019.