Friday, November 24, 2017

RIP Peter Baldwin

TV Guide
By Keisha Hachett
November 24, 2017

Emmy Award-winning director Peter Baldwin has died. He was 86.

His children Eleonora and Drew revealed the news on Facebook, accompanied by a photo taken with their dad before his death. "So glad we all got to share this last moment together. Dad, I love you. May you rest In peace," Drew wrote.

Peter made a name for himself as the director of beloved TV shows including The Dick Van Dyke Show, which launched his career; The Mary Tyler Moore Show; The Andy Griffith Show; The Brady Bunch; Sanford and Son; The Doris Day Show and The Partridge Family. In his later years, he also directed episodes of Blossom, Sister, Sister; Even Stevens; and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.

Nominated three times, Baldwin won his first and only Emmy in 1989 for The Wonder Years.

He is survived by his wife Terry; children Drew, Eleonora and Amy; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Born: 1/11/1931, Winnetka, Illinois, U.S.A.
Died: 11/22/2017, Pebble Beach, California, U.S.A.

Peter Baldwin’s western - actor:
The Tin Star – 1957 (Zeke McGaffey)

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