TV Director, James Sheldon dies at 95

TV Director, James Sheldon dies at 95

Mfonobong Akpan

Prolific TV director, James Sheldon is dead.

He passed on March 12, 2016 from cancer complications at age 95.

He worked on hundreds of shows including “The Millionaire,” “The Twilight Zone,” “The Fugitive,” “Batman”, “The Virginian,” “Death Valley Days,” “Armstrong Circle Theatre,” “Wagon Train,” “Zane Grey Theatre,” “Studio 57,” “Naked City,” “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” “Perry Mason,” “The Waltons,” “M*A*S*H*” and “Cagney & Lacey.”

Sheldon never directed a feature film, making him a genuine icon of network television.

Sheldon is survived by his two sons, Tony and James Jr., and three grandsons.


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