Daniel M. Petrie (1920-2004) was a television and movie director.
One of his most famous credits was 1961's Raisin in the Sun, which was nominated for the Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival.
He also directed Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981) and Cocoon: The Return (1988). He produced television movies such as Sybil, Eleanor and Franklin (which he also directed), and a 1999 remake of Inherit the Wind. His sons, Daniel and Donald, are well-known writers/directors.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Daniel Petrie Facts
|Birthday||November 26, 1920|
|Birthplace||Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Date of death||August 22, 2004 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 83)|
|Execution of Raymond Graham|
|Moon Of The Wolf|
|Cocoon: The Return|
|My Name Is Bill W|
|A Raisin In The Sun|
|My Name Is Bill W.|