Robert Stevens (director)

Robert Stevens (December 2, 1920 – August 7, 1989) was an American director and producer. He led on a career of producing and directing many television shows and movies for nearly 4 decades.

Not to be confused with Robert Stevenson (director).
Robert Stevens (director)
Born(1920-12-02)December 2, 1920
DiedAugust 7, 1989(1989-08-07) (aged 68)
OccupationDirector, Producer
Years active19481987
Known forSuspense
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Change of Mind

He was most active throughout the 1950s and 1960s. His most famous and notable works include his works as the producer/director of Suspense, as the director of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and as the director of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and as the director of the movie Change of Mind.[1][2] He also directed the pilot of The Twilight Zone.

Work became slow for Stevens after the 1970s. His last work was as the director of an episode of Amazing Stories in 1987.

In 1989, shortly before his death, Stevens was robbed and beaten in his rented Westport, Connecticut home where he had retired to in 1987. He died shortly thereafter of cardiac arrest on August 7, 1989 in Westport. He was 68 years old.[3]


As director

Year Title Notes
1948Talent Scout1 episode
1949Theatre of Romance5 episodes
1949-1952Suspense105 episodes
1950Starlight Theatre1 episode
1953Medallion Theatre1 episode
Willys Theatre Presenting Ben Hecht's Tales of the City7 episodes
1954The Mask1 episode
1954-1955Armstrong Circle Theatre2 episodes
Justice13 episodes
1955Appointment with Adventure2 episodes
1955-61Alfred Hitchcock Presents44 episodes
1957The Big Caper
Climax!1 episode
1957-58Suspicion4 episodes
1958The United States Steel Hour1 episode
Never Love a Stranger
Rendezvous1 episode
1959The Twilight Zone2 episodes
General Electric Theater1 episode
1959-60Playhouse 906 episodes
1960Startime2 episodes
Moment of Fear1 episode
1962I Thank a Fool
1963In the Cool of the Day
1963-65The Alfred Hitchcock Hour5 episodes
1964Breaking Point1 episode
The Great Adventure1 episode
The Ghost of Sierra de CobreTV Movie
1964-1965The Nurses5 episodes
1965For the People1 episode
The Defenders2 episodes
1966Journey Into Fear1 episode
The Long, Hot Summer1 episode
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1 episode
1967Coronet Blue1 episode
1968Journey to the Unknown2 episodes
1969Change of Mind
1975Ladies of the CorridorTV Movie
1977Vision1 episode
The Best of FamiliesTV miniseries
1987Amazing Stories1 episode

As producer

Year Title Notes
1949Theatre of Romance5 episodes
1949-1952Suspense102 episodes
1950Starlight Theatre1 episode
1954The Mask15 episodes
1955Appointment with Adventure1 episode
1960Moment of Fear7 episodes

As writer

Year Title Notes
1952Suspense2 episodes
1983It's Not Easy1 episode


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