Douglas Heyes

Writer, Producer, Director

Writer, Producer, Director


Douglas Heyes was born on May 22, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Douglas Howard Heyes. He was a writer and producer, known for Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (1956), The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954) and Maverick (1957). He was married to Joanna Heyes. He died on February 8, 1993 in Beverly Hills, California.
Birth date
1919-05-22
Death date
1993-02-08
Awards
2 nominations.

Known For


Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
Writer (1956-1957)
Maverick
Maverick
Writer (1957-1959)
Circus Boy
Circus Boy
Writer (1956-1957)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Highwayman
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Highwayman (1987)
1987
WriterNorth & South: Book 2, Love & War
(TV Mini-Series) (developer - 6 episodes) - March 1865 - April 1865 (1986) ... (creator) - December 1864 - February 1865 (1986) ... (creator) - May 1864 - Late Autumn 1864 (1986) ... (creator) - September 17, 1862 - Spring 1864 (1986) ... (creator) - July 1861 - Summer 1862 (1986) ... (creator) Show all 6 episodes
1986
WriterNorth & South: Book 1, North & South
(TV Mini-Series) (developed for television by - 6 episodes, 1985) (written for television by - 2 episodes, 1985) - Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (creator) - Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (creator) - Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (creator) - Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (creator) - Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (creator) / (written for television by) Show all 6 episodes
WriterThe Million Dollar Face
(TV Movie) (story - as Matthew Howard)
1981
WriterThe French Atlantic Affair
(TV Mini-Series) (written for television by - 3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (written for television by) - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (written for television by) - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (written for television by)
1979
WriterAspen
(TV Mini-Series) (written for television by - 3 episodes) - Aspen: Chapter III (1977) ... (written for television by) - Aspen: Chapter II (1977) ... (written for television by) - Aspen: Chapter I (1977) ... (written for television by)
1977
WriterCaptains and the Kings
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 8 episodes) - Chapter VIII (1976) ... (written by) - Chapter VII (1976) ... (written by) - Chapter VI (1976) ... (written by) - Chapter V (1976) ... (written by) - Chapter IV (1976) ... (written by) Show all 8 episodes
1976
WriterCity of Angels
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1976) (writer - 1 episode, 1976) - A Sudden Silence (1976) ... (teleplay) - A Lonely Way to Die (1976) ... (writer)
WriterBarbary Coast
(TV Series) (creator - 14 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (story - 2 episodes, 1975) (written by - 1 episode, 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1975) - The Dawson Marker (1976) ... (creator) - Mary Had More Than a Little (1976) ... (creator) - The Day Cable Was Hanged (1975) ... (creator) - Sharks Eat Sharks (1975) ... (creator) - Arson and Old Lace (1975) ... (creator) Show all 14 episodes
WriterGet Christie Love!
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode) - I'm Your New Neighbor (1975) ... (story - as Matthew Howard)
1975
WriterArcher
(TV Series)
1975
WriterThe Underground Man
(TV Movie) (teleplay)
1974
WriterHonky Tonk
(TV Movie) (written by)
1974
WriterDrive Hard, Drive Fast
(TV Movie) (as Matthew Howard)
1973
WriterMcCloud
(TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1970 - 1973) (writer - 1 episode, 1970) - The Million Dollar Round Up (1973) ... (written by) - Our Man in Paris (1970) ... (writer - as Matthew Howard) - Who Says You Can't Make Friends in New York City? (1970) ... (written by - as Matthew Howard)
WriterThe Groundstar Conspiracy
(screenplay - as Matthew Howard)
1972
WriterThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers
(TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (story - 1 episode, 1971) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969) - The Long Morning After: Part 2 (1972) ... (writer) - The Long Morning After: Part 1 (1972) ... (writer) - The Letter of the Law (1971) ... (writer) - The Search for Leslie Grey (1971) ... (story - as Matthew Howard) - The Rockford Riddle (1969) ... (teleplay - as Matthew Howard)
WriterBearcats!
(TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1971) - Man in a Cage (1971) ... (creator) - The Return of Estaban (1971) ... (creator) - The Big Guns (1971) ... (creator) - Tiger, Tiger (1971) ... (creator) - Bitter Flats (1971) ... (creator) Show all 14 episodes
WriterNight Gallery
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1971) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1970) (written by - 1 episode, 1970) - Midnight Never Ends/Brenda (1971) ... (teleplay - segment "Brenda", as Matthew Howard) - The Dead Man/The Housekeeper (1970) ... (teleplay by - segment "The Dead Man") / (written by - segment "The Housekeeper", as Matthew Howard)
WriterDo You Take This Stranger?
(TV Movie) (as Matthew Howard)
1971
WriterAlias Smith and Jones
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - Alias Smith and Jones (1971) ... (teleplay - as Matthew Howard)
1971
WriterThe Lonely Profession
(TV Movie) (novel "The Twelfth of Never")
1969
WriterIce Station Zebra
(screenplay)
1968
WriterBeau Geste
(screenplay)
1966
WriterThe Bravo Duke
(TV Movie)
1965
WriterKitten with a Whip
(screenplay)
1964
WriterBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1963) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1963) - Seven Miles of Bad Road (1963) ... (story) / (teleplay)
WriterThe Virginian
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - West (1962) ... (writer)
1962
WriterThriller
(TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 1961) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1960) - The Premature Burial (1961) ... (story by) - The Hungry Glass (1961) ... (adaptation) - The Purple Room (1960) ... (writer)
WriterKraft Mystery Theater
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The House of Rue Riviera (1961)
1961
WriterMonte Carlo
(TV Movie)
1961
WriterCheckmate
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Murder Game (1960) ... (writer)
1960
WriterOutlaws
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Rape of Red Sky (1960) ... (writer)
1960
WriterHawaiian Eye
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode) - Assignment: Manila (1960) ... (story)
1960
WriterBourbon Street Beat
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode) - Last Exit (1960) ... (story)
1960
WriterStartime
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Jeff McCleod, the Last Reb (1960) ... (writer)
1960
WriterLaramie
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Star Trail (1959)
1959
WriterRiverboat
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Payment in Full (1959) ... (written by)
1959
WriterMarkham
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Forty-Two on a Rope (1959) ... (written by)
1959
WriterWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Hard Road (1959) ... (writer)
1959
WriterMaverick
(TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (writer - 4 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1958) - The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill (1959) ... (writer) - Two Tickets to Ten Strike (1959) ... (writer) - Two Beggars on Horseback (1959) ... (writer) - Prey of the Cat (1958) ... (writer) - Shady Deal at Sunny Acres (1958) ... (story) Show all 11 episodes
WriterCimarron City
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - The Blood Line (1958) ... (written by)
1958
Writer77 Sunset Strip
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - Lovely Lady, Pity Me (1958) ... (teleplay)
1958
WriterM Squad
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - The Watchdog (1957) ... (written by)
1957
WriterTales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
(TV Series) (series idea created by - 7 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (written by - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1957) (creator - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957) - Akbar the Great (1957) ... (series idea created by) - Ten Thousand Rupees (1957) ... (writer) - The Glass Necklace (1957) ... (creator) / (story) - The Relentless Man (1957) ... (series idea created by) - Cecil of Kabul (1957) ... (series idea created by) Show all 9 episodes
WriterCircus Boy
(TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes) - The Little Fugitive (1956) ... (written by) - Corky and the Circus Doctor (1956) ... (written by) - Meet Circus Boy (1956) ... (written by)
1956
WriterThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
(TV Series) (8 episodes, 1954 - 1956) (written by - 26 episodes, 1954 - 1956) (story - 5 episodes, 1955) (screenplay - 5 episodes, 1954 - 1955) - Yo-o Rinty (1956) ... (written by) - Forward Ho (1956) ... (written by) - Attack on Fort Apache (1956) - The Third Rider (1956) ... (written by) - Rin Tin Tin and the Christmas Story (1955) ... (written by) Show all 44 episodes
WriterCheyenne
(TV Series) (story - 3 episodes) - Star in the Dust (1956) ... (story) - Rendezvous at Red Rock (1956) ... (story) - The Outlander (1955) ... (story)
1955-1956
WriterMasterson of Kansas
(screenplay) / (story)
1954
WriterGeneral Electric Theater
(TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes) - To Lift a Feather (1954) ... (teleplay) - Foggy Night (1954) ... (teleplay) - Ride the River (1953) ... (teleplay)
1953-1954
WriterThe Iron Glove1954
WriterDrums of Tahiti
(screenplay)
1954
WriterBattle of Rogue River
(screenplay) / (story)
1954
WriterYour Jeweler's Showcase
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Monkey's Paw (1953) ... (writer)
1953
RoleTitleYear
ProducerBarbary Coast
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - The Barbary Coast (1975) ... (producer)
1975
ProducerHonky Tonk
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1974
ProducerBearcats!
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes, 1971) (producer - 1 episode, 1971) - Man in a Cage (1971) ... (executive producer) - The Return of Estaban (1971) ... (executive producer) - The Big Guns (1971) ... (executive producer) - Tiger, Tiger (1971) ... (executive producer) - Bitter Flats (1971) ... (executive producer) Show all 14 episodes
ProducerThe Bravo Duke
(TV Movie) (producer)
1965
ProducerThe Virginian
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - West (1962) ... (producer)
1962
ProducerCircus Boy
(TV Series) (associate producer - 35 episodes) - Little Vagabond (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Gentle Giant (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Fortune Teller (1957) ... (associate producer) - Hortense the Hippo (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Swamp Man (1957) ... (associate producer) Show all 35 episodes
1956-1957
ProducerThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
(TV Series) (associate producer - 55 episodes) - The Old Man of the Mountain (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Swapper (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Gentle Kingdom (1957) ... (associate producer) - Major Swanson's Choice (1957) ... (associate producer) - Along Came Tubbs (1957) ... (associate producer) Show all 55 episodes
1955-1957
ProducerTales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
(TV Series) (associate producer - 7 episodes) - Akbar the Great (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Glass Necklace (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Relentless Man (1957) ... (associate producer) - Cecil of Kabul (1957) ... (associate producer) - The Challenge of Chandra Singh (1956) ... (associate producer) Show all 7 episodes
1956-1957
RoleTitleYear
DirectorRin-Tin-Tin: Hero of the West
(Video) (archive directed by)
1991
DirectorThe Highwayman
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Highwayman (1987)
1987
DirectorHunter
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Fagin 1986 (1986) - Blow-Up (1986)
1986
DirectorMagnum, P.I.
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Hotel Dick (1985)
1985
DirectorThe French Atlantic Affair
(TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes) - Episode #1.3 (1979) - Episode #1.2 (1979) - Episode #1.1 (1979)
1979
DirectorAspen
(TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes) - Aspen: Chapter III (1977) - Aspen: Chapter II (1977) - Aspen: Chapter I (1977)
1977
DirectorCaptains and the Kings
(TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes) - Chapter VIII (1976) - Chapter VII (1976) - Chapter VI (1976) - Chapter II (1976) - Chapter I (1976)
1976
DirectorCity of Angels
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - A Sudden Silence (1976) - A Lonely Way to Die (1976)
1976
DirectorBaretta
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Dippers (1976)
1976
DirectorSwitch
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Late Show Murders (1975) ... (as Doug Heyes)
1975
DirectorDrive Hard, Drive Fast
(TV Movie)
1973
DirectorMcCloud
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Million Dollar Round Up (1973) - Who Says You Can't Make Friends in New York City? (1970)
1970-1973
DirectorThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - The Long Morning After: Part 2 (1972) - The Long Morning After: Part 1 (1972) - The Letter of the Law (1971) - A Game of Chance (1969)
1969-1972
DirectorBearcats!
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Powderkeg (1971)
1971
DirectorAlias Smith and Jones
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Never Trust an Honest Man (1971)
1971
DirectorNight Gallery
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Dead Man/The Housekeeper (1970) ... (segment "The Dead Man")
1970
DirectorThe Lonely Profession
(TV Movie)
1969
DirectorBeau Geste1966
DirectorThe Bravo Duke
(TV Movie)
1965
DirectorKraft Suspense Theatre
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Trains of Silence (1965)
1965
DirectorKitten with a Whip1964
DirectorBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Seven Miles of Bad Road (1963)
1963
DirectorThe Richard Boone Show
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Where Do You Hide an Egg? (1963)
1963
DirectorThe Virginian
(TV Series) (1 episode) - West (1962)
1962
DirectorThriller
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - The Premature Burial (1961) - The Hungry Glass (1961) - The Purple Room (1960)
1960-1961
DirectorThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - The Invaders (1961) - Dust (1961) - Eye of the Beholder (1960) - The Howling Man (1960) - Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room (1960) Show all 9 episodes
1959-1961
DirectorThe Americans
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Harper's Ferry (1961)
1961
DirectorCheckmate
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Murder Game (1960)
1960
DirectorOutlaws
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Rape of Red Sky (1960)
1960
DirectorWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Six Guns for Donegan (1959) - The Hard Road (1959)
1959
DirectorLaramie
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Star Trail (1959)
1959
DirectorLaw of the Plainsman
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Prairie Incident (1959)
1959
DirectorRiverboat
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Payment in Full (1959)
1959
DirectorMarkham
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Forty-Two on a Rope (1959)
1959
DirectorMaverick
(TV Series) (13 episodes) - The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill (1959) - Two Tickets to Ten Strike (1959) - Two Beggars on Horseback (1959) - Prey of the Cat (1958) - Escape to Tampico (1958) Show all 13 episodes
1957-1959
DirectorCimarron City
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Blood Line (1958)
1958
DirectorNaked City
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Violent Circle (1958) - Sidewalk Fisherman (1958) - Nickel Ride (1958)
1958
Director77 Sunset Strip
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Lovely Lady, Pity Me (1958)
1958
DirectorCheyenne
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Last Comanchero (1958) - Top Hand (1957)
1957-1958
DirectorColt .45
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - A Time to Die (1957) - Judgment Day (1957)
1957
DirectorConflict
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Velvet Cage (1957) - Execution Night (1957)
1957
DirectorTales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Akbar the Great (1957) - Ten Thousand Rupees (1957) - The Glass Necklace (1957) - The Maharani (1957) - The Stepping Stone (1956) Show all 6 episodes
1956-1957
DirectorCircus Boy
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Little Fugitive (1956) - Corky and the Circus Doctor (1956)
1956
DirectorThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
(TV Series) (12 episodes) - Yo-o Rinty (1956) - Witch of the Woods (1956) - Forward Ho (1956) - Rinty Finds a Bone (1956) - Attack on Fort Apache (1956) Show all 12 episodes
1954-1956
DirectorYour Jeweler's Showcase
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Monkey's Paw (1953) - The Woman of Bally Runion (1953)
1953
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentColt .45
(TV Series) (lyricist - 64 episodes) - The Trespasser (1960) ... (lyricist: theme music) - Showdown at Goldtown (1960) ... (lyricist: theme music) - Appointment in Agoura (1960) ... (lyricist: theme music) - Bounty List (1960) ... (lyricist: theme music) - Attack (1960) ... (lyricist: theme music) Show all 64 episodes
1957-1960
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) Astronaut - The Invaders (1961) ... Astronaut (voice, uncredited)
1961
ActorThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
(TV Series) Danny McClanahan - The Barber of Seville (1955) ... Danny McClanahan
1955
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackMaverick
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Plunder of Paradise (1958) ... ("Virtue Is It's Own Reward")
1958
SoundtrackThe Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - The Third Rider (1956) ... (lyrics: "Gunfighters' Lament")
1956