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Jeff Freilich

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Birth Name: Jeffrey Freilich
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York



JEFF FREILICH

Freilich graduated from Antioch College with a degree in psychology and then attended USC School of Medicine. He began his career in the entertainment industry when he became the producer on Tim Hunter's AFI thesis project, "Devil's Bargain."

His experience in producing sparked his interest in all aspects of film and television. Freilich began rewriting screenplays for Roger Corman and Sam Arkoff. He then spent twenty-four years signed to a series of long-term studio development deals as writer, producer and director in episodic television, cable motion pictures and feature films.

Freilich's career in the entertainment industry had almost immediate success. While working at Universal, he served as executive story consultant on "Baretta" and "Quincy," as writer and producer of "The Incredible Hulk," which earned him his first Emmy nomination.

He also had many accomplishments in development while at Lorimar/Warner Bros., creating three network television series. He also served as writer, director, and executive producer on "Falcon Crest," "Dark Justice," "Against the Grain" and "Freddy's Nightmares."

Freilich remained a successful producer and while in partnership with Norman Jewison, he produced for Showtime the Emmy and ACE award-winning "Picture Windows" and the Emmy-winning "Rescuers: Stories of Courage," in collaboration with Barbra Streisand.

He then moved on to Paramount where he wrote, produced, and directed "Naked City" and "Codename: Phoenix," and produced "Execution of Justice" and "Mean Streak." Freilich then worked for Lion's Gate where he consulted on the production of "The Cat's Meow."

Freilich worked with Twentieth Century Fox as producer on "Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas", "Wrong Turn: Dead End," "Bachelor Party: The Last Temptation," and "Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia." In addition, he served as Executive Producer for the pilot and first three seasons of the hit USA Network series "Burn Notice," produced by Fox TV Studios.

Most recently, he produced BEETHOVEN'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE for Universal Pictures and ATLAS SHRUGGED: EITHER-OR, an independent feature film in theaters Fall 2012.

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Show Crew


Against the Grain (1993)• Executive Producer
Better Days (1986)• Creator
Dark Justice (1991)• Executive Producer
• Music
• Creator
Falcon Crest (1981)• Executive Producer
Freddy's Nightmares (1988)• Executive Producer
Galactica 1980 (1980)• Producer
Special Unit 2 (2001)• Producer (Pilot)
The Incredible Hulk (1977) (1978)• Producer (1979-1980)
Burn Notice (2007)• Producer
• Executive Producer
• Co-Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Burn Notice (2007) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Long Way Back 03x09 Aug/06/2009 As: Director
Good Soldier (1) 02x09 Sep/18/2008 As: Director
Dark Justice (1991) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Blast from the Past 02x20 Feb/12/1993 As: Writer
Marshall Law 01x14 Oct/04/1991 As: Writer
Nowhere to Hide 01x01 Apr/05/1991 As: Director, Writer
Freddy's Nightmares (1988) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Missing Persons 01x19 May/07/1989 As: Director, Writer
Love Stinks 01x17 Feb/26/1989 As: Writer
Sister's Keeper 01x07 Nov/20/1988 As: Story, Teleplay
Falcon Crest (1981) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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Last Dance 07x28 May/06/1988 As: Director
As Tears Go By 07x27 Apr/29/1988 As: Director
False Faces 07x21 Mar/18/1988 As: Director
Stormy Weather 07x17 Feb/12/1988 As: Director
The Uncertainty Principle 07x15 Jan/22/1988 As: Director
Better Days (1986) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Squad "R" 01x01 Oct/01/1986 As: Story
Boone (1983) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Front Line 01x12 Aug/04/1984 As: Writer
Knots Landing (1979) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Nowhere to Run 05x03 Oct/13/1983 As: Writer
Flamingo Road (1981) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
 
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Murder, They Said 02x22 May/04/1982 As: Writer
The Harder They Fall 02x21 Apr/27/1982 As: Writer
The High and the Mighty 02x18 Mar/30/1982 As: Writer
Double Exposure 02x14 Feb/23/1982 As: Writer
To Catch a Thief 02x11 Feb/02/1982 As: Writer
Galactica 1980 (1980) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Spaceball 01x06 Mar/30/1980 As: Writer
Quincy, M.E. (1976) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
No Way to Treat a Flower 05x01 Sep/20/1979 As: Writer
Baretta (1975) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Crazy Annie 03x09 Nov/24/1976 As: Writer
Doctors' Hospital (1975) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Vital Signs 01x07 Nov/05/1975 As: Writer
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