Gary Nelson (born January 27, 1934) is an American television and film director. He has directed many television series, including Get Smart, Gunsmoke, Have Gun – Will Travel, The Patty Duke Show, Gilligan's Island and Happy Days. In addition, Nelson has directed five feature films, including Disney's Freaky Friday (1976), and many television movies, including Murder in Coweta County starring Johnny Cash and Andy Griffith.
In 1978, Nelson was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Directoral Achievement for Washington: Behind Closed Doors.
Nelson was born in Los Angeles, California. He was married to actress Judi Meredith (died April 30, 2014); the couple had two sons.[citation needed ]
Nelson has semi-retired, but continues to occasionally guest lecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.[citation needed ]
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