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Otto Lang Net Worth

Otto Lang Net Worth is
$2 Million

Otto Lang Biography

Otto Lang was born on January 21, 1908 in Tesanta, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and producer, known for Northwest Passage (1958), Jet Carrier (1954) and The First Piano Quartette (1954). He was married to Sinclair Gannon. He died on January 30, 2006 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Quick Facts

Date Of BirthJanuary 21, 1908
Place Of BirthTesanta, Austria-Hungary [now Tesanj, Bosnia-Herzegovina]
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Assistant Director
SpouseDeborah McCawley
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=1135185
Star SignAquarius


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1A handsome, athletic Lang displayed his own graceful skiing style in the independently produced 1938 short Ski Flight (1938), also known as "Snow Flight." The first American-made ski film shown in US theaters, it was voted best documentary by the nation's theater exhibitors.
2He was a pioneer Pacific Northwest ski instructor who once doubled on the slopes for figure skating champion turned actress Sonja Henie and taught movie mogul Darryl F. Zanuck to ski before launching his own career as a Hollywood producer.
3He was inducted into the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame in 1978


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1953EdgarEdgar Allan Poe AwardsBest Motion Picture5 Fingers (1952)Michael Wilson
1949EdgarEdgar Allan Poe AwardsBest Motion PictureCall Northside 777 (1948)Quentin Reynolds (screenwriter)

Leonard Hoffman (screenwriter)

Jay Dratler (screenwriter)

Jerome Cady (screenwriter)

Henry Hathaway (director)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Short Subject, One-reelThe First Piano Quartette (1954)
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Short Subject, Two-reelJet Carrier (1954)
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Documentary, Short SubjectsJet Carrier (1954)
1954OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Short Subject, Two-reelVesuvius Express (1953)


Filmography

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lancer1969TV Series 1 episode
The Felony Squad1968TV Series 1 episode
Iron Horse1967TV Series 1 episode
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1966TV Series 1 episode
Saga of Western Man1966TV Series documentary 1 episode
Daktari1966TV Series 4 episodes
Cheyenne1961-1962TV Series 3 episodes
Hawaiian Eye1962TV Series 1 episode
Surfside 61962TV Series 1 episode
The Dick Powell Theatre1961TV Series 1 episode
Fury River1961
The Deputy1961TV Series 3 episodes
Michael Shayne1961TV Series 3 episodes
The Rifleman1961TV Series 1 episode
Zane Grey Theater1960TV Series 2 episodes
The Aquanauts1960TV Series 1 episode
Sea Hunt1960TV Series 1 episode
Men Into Space1959-1960TV Series 4 episodes
Tombstone Territory1959-1960TV Series 6 episodes
Lock Up1960TV Series 1 episode
This Man Dawson1960TV Series 1 episode
The Man and the Challenge1959TV Series 3 episodes
Bat Masterson1958-1959TV Series 4 episodes
World of Giants1959TV Series 2 episodes
The Rough Riders1959TV Series 5 episodes
Highway Patrol1958-1959TV Series 2 episodes
Mackenzie's Raiders1959TV Series 1 episode
Northwest Passage1958TV Series
Target1958TV Series 3 episodes
Search for Paradise1957Documentary
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing1955director: Hong Kong - uncredited
Piano Encores1954Documentary short
Jet Carrier1954Documentary short
The First Piano Quartette1954Short
The Motion Picture Stunt Pilot1954Documentary short
Tournament of Roses1954Short
Vesuvius Express1953Documentary short
The Art Director1949Documentary short uncredited
They Fight Again1944Short

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tora! Tora! Tora!1970associate producer - Japanese episodes
World of Giants1959TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Target1958TV Series producer - 2 episodes
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955-1956TV Series producer - 5 episodes
Piano Encores1954Documentary short producer
Jet Carrier1954Documentary short producer
The First Piano Quartette1954Short producer
Tournament of Roses1954Short producer
Vesuvius Express1953Documentary short producer
White Witch Doctor1953producer
5 Fingers1952producer
Call Northside 7771948producer
Ski Flight1938Short producer

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gypsy Moths1969second unit director - uncredited
Viva Las Vegas1964second unit director - uncredited
5 Fingers1952director of additional sequences - uncredited
Call Me Mister1951second unit director

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Search for Paradise1957Documentary
Tournament of Roses1954Short written by

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Open the Door and See All the People1964production coordinator
Sun Valley Serenade1941technical director: skiing sequences

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinerama Adventure2002DocumentaryHimself, Lowell Thomas associate
Ski Flight1938ShortHimself

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IMDB Wikipedia
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