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Alan Rafkin

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Alan Rafkin (July 23, 1928, – August 6, 2001) was an American Emmy Award-winning director, producer, and actor for television.

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Born in New York City, Rafkin attended Admiral Farragut Academy in Pine Beach, New Jersey.

Alan Rafkin was one of the most prolific sitcom directors of all time. His resume' includes such series as The Andy Griffith Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, M.A.S.H., Murphy Brown, Get Smart, and Coach.

According to his autobiography Cue the Bunny on the Rainbow , Rafkin directed episodes of over 80 different sitcom series. He won an Emmy for an episode of "One Day At A Time". During his career he worked with legendary producers such as Sheldon Leonard, Danny Thomas, and Norman Lear. Rafkin had endearing relationships with many of his actors including Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, Jerry Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart and Redd Foxx. At the same time he had volatile relationships with several others including Demond Wilson and Craig T. Nelson. The volume and longevity of his work would certainly place him as one of the most "in demand" directors of his era.

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