Robert Stevens (director)

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Robert Stevens (director)
Born (1920-12-02)December 2, 1920
Died August 7, 1989(1989-08-07) (aged 68)
Cause of death Cardiac arrest
Occupation Director, Producer
Years active 1948-1987
Known for Suspense
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Change of Mind

Robert Stevens (December 2, 1920 – August 7, 1989) was an American director and producer. He led on a career of producing and directing many television shows and movies for nearly 4 decades.

He was most active throughout the 1950s and 1960s. His most famous and notable works include his works as the producer/director of Suspense, as the director of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and as the director of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and as the director of the movie Change of Mind.[1][2] He also directed the pilot of The Twilight Zone.

Work became slow for Stevens after the 1970s. His last work was as the director of an episode of Amazing Stories in 1987.

In 1989, shortly before his death, Stevens was robbed and beaten in his rented Westport, Connecticut home where he had retired to in 1987. He died shortly thereafter of cardiac arrest on August 7, 1989 in Westport. He was 68 years old.[3]


As director

Year Title Notes
1948 Talent Scout 1 episode
1949 Theatre of Romance 5 episodes
1949-1952 Suspense 105 episodes
1950 Starlight Theatre 1 episode
1953 Medallion Theatre 1 episode
Willys Theatre Presenting Ben Hecht's Tales of the City 7 episodes
1954 The Mask 1 episode
1954-1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre 2 episodes
Justice 13 episodes
1955 Appointment with Adventure 2 episodes
1955-61 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 44 episodes
1957 The Big Caper
Climax! 1 episode
1957-58 Suspicion 4 episodes
1958 The United States Steel Hour 1 episode
Never Love a Stranger
Rendezvous 1 episode
1959 The Twilight Zone 2 episodes
General Electric Theater 1 episode
1959-60 Playhouse 90 6 episodes
1960 Startime 2 episodes
Moment of Fear 1 episode
1962 I Thank a Fool
1963 In the Cool of the Day
1963-65 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 5 episodes
1964 Breaking Point 1 episode
The Great Adventure 1 episode
The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre TV Movie
1964-1965 The Nurses 5 episodes
1965 For the People 1 episode
The Defenders 2 episodes
1966 Journey Into Fear 1 episode
The Long, Hot Summer 1 episode
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 1 episode
1967 Coronet Blue 1 episode
1968 Journey to the Unknown 2 episodes
1969 Change of Mind
1975 Ladies of the Corridor TV Movie
1977 Vision 1 episode
The Best of Families TV miniseries
1987 Amazing Stories 1 episode

As producer

Year Title Notes
1949 Theatre of Romance 5 episodes
1949-1952 Suspense 102 episodes
1950 Starlight Theatre 1 episode
1954 The Mask 15 episodes
1955 Appointment with Adventure 1 episode
1960 Moment of Fear 7 episodes

As writer

Year Title Notes
1952 Suspense 2 episodes
1983 It's Not Easy 1 episode


  1. ^ Robert Stevens Filmography (Director)
  2. ^ Robert Stevens Filmography (Producer)
  3. ^ Biography of Robert Stevens

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