Known for his focus on such 1960s and ’70s motion pictures as The Unattractive American, Zachariah, and Snow Work, this cinematic director also worked like a producer within the 1968 display adaptation from the novel The Shoes and boots from the Fisherman. Early in his entertainment profession, he acted in shows of the tv screen shows Lamps Out and Kraft Theater. His delivery name was George Howe Ripley. His a lot more than two-decade relationship to Emmy Award-winning celebrity Cloris Leachman led to four sons and one child. In 1980, he wedded his second wife, Bonnie Graves, who became the mom of his 6th kid. He penned a memoir recounting his close companionship with American stage and movie theater story Marlon Brando.