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Connections

Elizabeth Montgomery
(Movies & TV)
Bewitched
(Series)
Desi Arnaz
(Music)
John F. Kennedy
(Politics)
Frank Sinatra
(Music)
Gig Young
(Movies & TV)
Harry Ackerman
(Politics)
 

See also

William Asher

Knowledge Identifier: +William_Asher

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William Asher

American television and film producer, film director, and screenwriter add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1921.

Countries: United States (90%), California (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Elizabeth Montgomery, Bewitched, Desi Arnaz

Linked to: Muscle Beach Party, Los Angeles Times, CBS

 

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William Asher was born in 1921 add something


1948

Asher returned to California in 1948 to direct "Leather Gloves," a low budget film add something


1951

Asher was previously married to Danni Sue Nolan from 1951-1961 with whom he had 2 children add something

 

He was nominated for the DGA award in 1951 for "I Love Lucy" add something


1952

He began directing "I Love Lucy" by 1952 add something

 

In 1952, Desi Arnaz asked Asher to direct an episode of his series "I Love Lucy" add something


1956

Elizabeth Montgomery - She was married to actor Gig Young from 1956 to 1963, and to director-producer William Asher from 1963 until their 1973 divorce


1957

By the show's end in 1957, Asher had directed 110 of the show's 179 episodes, Asher later commented that even though the creators knew the show was good, they did not believe it would become an American icon add something


1961

Asher had befriended President John F. Kennedy, and together with Frank Sinatra, planned Kennedy's 1961 Inaugural add something


1963

Asher married "Bewitched" star Elizabeth Montgomery in 1963 add something

 

Bewitched - Creator Saks, executive producer Harry Ackerman, and director William Asher started filming the pilot on November 22, 1963; it coincided with the assassination of John F. Kennedy


1964

In 1964, he produced and directed "Bewitched", which starred his then-wife Elizabeth Montgomery add something

 

Dick Sargent - He had first been offered the role in 1964 after William Asher and Elizabeth Montgomery were involved and chose him but was under contract to Universal Studios and unable to accept it


1966

Asher was nominated for an Emmy four times, winning once for directing "Bewitched" in 1966 add something


1972

They soon divorced after the series' cancellation in 1972 add something


1973

They had three children and divorced in 1973 add something


2003

Asher received a star in Palm Springs' Walk of Stars in November 2003 add something


William Asher died in 2012 add something

 

Asher died from complications due to Alzheimer's disease at age 90 on July 16, 2012 add something