Gene Kearney was a writer, director, producer, and actor in various television programs and motion pictures. Collection consists
of scripts, production information and clippings related to his career.
Gene Raser Kearney, a native of New York City, graduated from Harvard where he worked for the newspaper,
The Harvard Crimson. He began his career working for radio and doing documentary and commercial film work before moving to CA in the early 1960s.
He worked primarily as a writer, but also as a director, producer, and actor in various television programs and motion pictures.
His career was highlighted by a long association with Universal Studios where he wrote one of the first made-for-television
How I Spent My Summer Vacation, and several theatrical features. Kearney was also involved in the production of various television series including
Night Gallery, and
Switch. Kearney died at the age of 49 in Los Angeles on November 4, 1979.
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