David Anspaugh

Producer, Director

Producer, Director


Best known for the inspirational sports dramas Hoosiers (1986) and Rudy (1993), David Anspaugh has enjoyed a long career as a director and producer of film and television. Born in Decatur, Indiana in 1946 to Lawrence Anspaugh, a portrait photographer, and his wife, Marie, he was a member of his high school's football, basketball, and track teams. ...
Birth date
1946-09-24
Awards
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.

Known For


Hoosiers
Hoosiers
Director (1986)
Rudy
Rudy
Director (1993)
Hill Street Blues
Hill Street Blues
Producer (1981-1983)
St. Elsewhere
St. Elsewhere
Director (1983-1985)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Good Catholic
(executive producer)
2017
ProducerMr. Church
(executive producer)
2016
ProducerHill Street Blues
(TV Series) (producer - 40 episodes, 1981 - 1983) (associate producer - 14 episodes, 1981) - A Hill of Beans (1983) ... (producer) - Buddy, Can You Spare a Heart? (1983) ... (producer) - Spotlight on Rico (1983) ... (producer) - Eugene's Comedy Empire Strikes Back (1983) ... (producer) - Life in the Minors (1983) ... (producer) Show all 54 episodes
ProducerFighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier
(TV Movie) (associate producer)
1980
ProducerVampire
(TV Movie) (associate producer)
1979
ProducerParis
(TV Series) (associate producer)
1979
RoleTitleYear
DirectorLittle Red Wagon2012
DirectorThe Bedford Diaries
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - The Art and Science of Manipulation (2006)
2006
DirectorE-Ring
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Fallen Angels (2006)
2006
DirectorThe Game of Their Lives2005
DirectorL.A. County 187
(TV Movie)
2003
DirectorTwo Against Time
(TV Movie)
2002
DirectorWiseGirls2002
DirectorSwing Vote
(TV Movie)
1999
DirectorMoonlight and Valentino1995
DirectorRudy1993
DirectorIn the Company of Darkness
(TV Movie)
1993
DirectorFresh Horses
(directed by)
1988
DirectorDeadly Care
(TV Movie)
1987
DirectorHoosiers1986
DirectorHometown
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Peter's Play (1985)
1985
DirectorSt. Elsewhere
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - Bang the Eardrum Slowly (1985) - Whistle, Wyler Works (1985) - Homecoming (1984) - Fade to White (1984) - Two Balls and a Strike (1984) Show all 9 episodes
1983-1985
DirectorMiami Vice
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Rites of Passage (1985) ... (directed by) - Golden Triangle: Part 2 (1985) ... (directed by)
1985
DirectorThe Last Leaf
(Short)
1983
DirectorHill Street Blues
(TV Series) (10 episodes) - Ba-Bing, Ba-Bing (1983) - Eugene's Comedy Empire Strikes Back (1983) - Moon Over Uranus: The Final Legacy (1983) - Gung Ho (1983) - Phantom of the Hill (1982) Show all 10 episodes
1981-1983
RoleTitleYear
ThanksJust Call Me Jack
(special thanks) (post-production)
RoleTitleYear
SelfFor the Small Schools
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfHoosier History: The Truth Behind the Legend
(Video short) Self
2005
SelfSuper Secret Movie Rules
(TV Series documentary) Self - Sports Underdogs (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfBehind the Scenes of 'Wisegirls'
(Video short documentary) Self
2002
SelfFilm Trix 2002
(Documentary short) Self
2002
SelfThe 1987 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter (uncredited)
1987
SelfThe 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
1987
SelfThe 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
1983