Actor Herschel Daugherty

Herschel Eldon Daugherty (October 27, 1910 – March 5, 1993) was an American television and film director and occasional actor.


Born in Clarks Hill, Indiana, Daugherty directed various episodes of popular television shows such as Gunsmoke (1955), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), Crusader (1955), and Wagon Train (1957). In 1957, he won a Directors Guild of America Award (along with Richard Birnie) for his work on General Electric Theater. Daugherty went on to direct episodes of Rawhide (1959), Bonanza (1959), Thriller (1961–62), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964), Star Trek (1966), The Time Tunnel (1966), Hawaii Five-O (1968), The Smith Family (1971–72), Emergency! (1972) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). Most of his acting roles in various movies are uncredited. He was the dialogue director for the 1944 movie Passage to Marseille. Daughterty died on March 5, 1993 in Encinitas, California at the age of 82.



Year Film Credit Notes
1943 Edge Of Darkness Dialogue Director
1944 Passage to Marseille Dialogue Director
The Adventures Of Mark Twain Dialogue Director
The Mask of Dimitrios Dialogue Director
The Conspirators Dialogue Director
1945 Mildred Pierce Dialogue Director
1946 Night and Day Dialogue Director
Nobody Lives Forever Dialogue Director
Humoresque Dialogue Director
1947 Possessed Dialogue Director
Life With Father Dialogue Director
That Hagen Girl Dialogue Director
1948 The Woman in White Dialogue Director
1949 John Loves Mary Dialogue Director
It’s a Great Feeling Dialogue Director
Red, Hot and Blue Actor (Uncredited) Role: Laertes
The Story of Seabiscuit Actor (Uncredited) Role: Reporter
White Heat Actor (Uncredited) Role: Policeman
1950 Young Man with a Horn Actor (Uncredited) Role: Attendant
Chain Lightning Actor (Uncredited) Role: Sergeant
The Damned Don’t Cry Actor (Uncredited) Role: Rewrite Man
The Great Jewel Robber Actor (Uncredited) Role: Sgt. Tarrant
Tea For Two Actor (Uncredited) Role: Theater Manager
Where Danger Lives Actor (Uncredited) Role: Desk Clerk
1951 Lullaby of Broadway Actor (Uncredited) Role: Sidney
On Moonlight Bay Dialogue Director
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell Technical Advisor (Uncredited)
1952 O. Henry’s Full House Dialogue Director (Uncredited)
1953 How to Marry a Millionaire Dialogue Director (Uncredited)
The Veils of Bagdad Dialogue Director (Uncredited)
South Sea Woman Dialogue Director
The Glory Brigade Dialogue Director
1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators Dialogue Director (Uncredited)
1958 The Light in the Forest Director
1960 The Slowest Gun in the West Director Television Movie
1963 The Raiders Director
1966 El Magnifico Extranjero Director
1967 Winchester 73 Director Television Movie
1972 The Victim Director Television Movie
1973 She Cried Murder Director Television Movie
1974 Twice in a Lifetime Director Television Movie


Year TV Series Credit Notes
1952 Biff Baker, U.S.A. Director
1953 Chevron Theatre Director 1 Episode
1953-55 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse Director 16 Episodes
1954-58 Studio 57 Director 29 Episodes
1955 City Detective Director 3 Episodes
Fireside Theatre Director 1 Episode
Soldiers of Fortune Director 5 Episodes
1955-56 Star Stage Director 3 Episodes
Crusader Director 6 Episodes
1955-62 General Electric Theater Director 36 Episodes
1956-62 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Director 24 Episodes
1957 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Director 2 Episodes
State Trooper Director 1 Episode
1957-59 The Joseph Cotten Show Director 3 Episodes
1957-64 Wagon Train Director 17 Episodes
1958 Buckskin Director 2 Episodes
Cimarron City Director 2 Episodes
Suspicion Director 2 Episodes
1959 Laramie Director 3 Episodes
Lux Playhouse Director 1 Episode
1959-60 Markham Director 8 Episodes
1959-61 The Deputy Director 3 Episodes
1960 The Tall Man Director 3 Episodes
1960-61 Checkmate Director 5 Episodes
1961 The Magical World Of Disney Director 2 Episodes
Westinghouse Playhouse Director 1 Episode
1961-62 Thriller Director 16 Episodes
87th Precinct Director 2 Episodes
1962 Wide Country Director 1 Episode
1962-63 Alcoa Theatre Director 2 Episodes
1962-64 The Virginian Director 3 Episodes
1963 Channing Director 1 Episode
Kraft Mystery Theater Director 1 Episode
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Director 3 Episodes
1963-64 East Side/West Side Director 2 Episodes
1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Director 1 Episode
Mr. Novak Director 1 Episode
Mr. Broadway Director 4 Episodes
1964-65 Rawhide Director 2 Episodes
1965 For The People Director 1 Episode
The Doctors and The Nurses Director 1 Episode
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Director 1 Episode
The Legend Of Jesse James Director 2 Episodes
The Wackiest Ship in the Army Director 1 Episode
1965-66 Dr. Kildare Director 19 Episodes
1966 Seaway Director 2 Episodes
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Director 1 Episode
Shane Director 1 Episode
T.H.E. Cat Director 1 Episode
1967 Felony Squad Director 1 Episode
Mission: Impossible Director 1 Episode
Custer Director 2 Episodes
The Time Tunnel Director 2 Episodes
1967-68 Cimarron Strip Director 3 Episodes
The Rat Patrol Director 6 Episodes
1967-69 Star Trek Director 2 Episodes
1968 It Takes a Thief Director 1 Episode
1968-69 Gunsmoke Director 2 Episodes
Hawaii Five-O Director 5 Episodes
1969 The F.B.I. Director 1 Episode
1969-70 Bracken’s World Director 6 Episodes
The High Chaparral Director 2 Episodes
1969-72 Bonanza Director 11 Episodes
1970 Here Come the Brides Director 1 Episode
1970-72 Marcus Welby, M.D. Director 5 Episodes
1971-72 The Smith Family Director 39 Episodes
1972 Emergency! Director 2 Episodes
Hec Ramsey Director 1 Episode
1973 Cannon Director 1 Episode
Circle Of Fear Director 1 Episode
1974 Apple’s Way Director 2 Episodes
Banacek Director 1 Episode
Paper Moon Director 1 Episode
The Six Million Dollar Man Director 1 Episode
1975 Petrocelli Director 1 Episode
Three For The Road Director 1 Episode
Police Woman Director 2 Episodes

External Links

Actor Herschel Daugherty – Wikipedia

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