Boris Sagal

About Boris Sagal

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Producer
Birth Day: October 18, 1923
Years active: 1955–1981
Spouse(s): Sara Zwilling (1952–1975; her death) Marge Champion (1977–1981; his death)
Children: 5, including Katey, Jean and Liz, and Joey

Boris Sagal

Boris Sagal was born on October 18, 1923, is Director, Writer, Producer. Boris Sagal was born on October 18, 1923 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Bernard Louis Sagal. He was a director and writer, known for The Omega Man (1971), Masada (1981) and Rich Man, Poor Man (1976). He was married to Marge Champion and Sara Macon. He died on May 22, 1981 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
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As per our current Database, Boris Sagal has been died on May 22, 1981(1981-05-22) (aged 57)\nPortland, Oregon, United States.

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When Boris Sagal die, Boris Sagal was 57 years old.

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Occupation Director
Age 57 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born October 18, 1923 ()
Birthday October 18

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Boris Sagal’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

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Boris Sagal was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Sagal directed the 1971 cult classic science fiction film The Omega Man, starring Charlton Heston in the lead role, and The Dream Makers.


Born in Yekaterinoslav, Ukrainian SSR (now known as Dnipro, Ukraine) to a Jewish family, Sagal immigrated to the United States, where he attended the Yale School of Drama. Sagal's TV credits include directing episodes of The Twilight Zone, T.H.E. Cat, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Night Gallery, Columbo: Candidate for Crime, Peter Gunn, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. He also directed the 1972 television adaptation of Percy MacKaye's play The Scarecrow, for PBS. He was nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for his direction of the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man and, posthumously, Masada.


Sagal was Jewish. He is the father of Katey, Joey, David, Jean and Liz with his first wife, Sara Zwilling, who died in 1975. Like Boris, Sara was also a Producer and Writer for television as was reportedly the first female assistant TV Director. Norman Lear, who was a friend of Boris and was also made godfather to Katey, introduced Boris and Sara when Sara was his script supervisor while he wrote for The Martin and Lewis Show, as both Katey and Norman acknowledged in 2016. His second wife was Marge Champion, to whom he was married from January 1, 1977, until his death.

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