Fans of 'The Partridge Family' Mourn the Loss of Another Star

November 27, 2017Nov 27, 2017

Fans of the hit show "The Partridge Family" are mourning the loss of another member of the program. Peter Baldwin, who directed numerous episodes of the show and was also an actor himself, has passed away.

"Peter Baldwin, who started as an actor and went on to become a prolific TV director throughout the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, died Nov. 19 in Pebble Beach, California, according to reports.

Baldwin was 86 years old at the time of his death. He earned a Primetime Emmy Award for his directing of "The Wonder Years" and "Dream On."

"Born in Winnetka, Illinois, he was discovered by a Hollywood talent scout in his senior year at Stanford. He became one of Paramount’s 'Golden Circle of Newcomers' and appeared in films including 'Stalag 17, 'Little Boy Lost' and Cecil B. DeMille’s 'The Ten Commandments,'" according to Page Six.

Baldwin also directed hundreds of episodes for hit shows like “The Andy Griffith Show,” “The Partridge Family,” “Mary Tyler Moore,” “The Brady Bunch,” “Sanford and Son,” “The Bob Newhart Show,” “Happy Days,” “Chico and the Man,” “The Love Boat,” “Family Ties,” “ALF,” “Full House”, “WKRP In Cincinnati,” “Murphy Brown,” “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch” and “Even Stevens.”

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