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Dwight Hemion

Born: Mar 14, 1926

Death: Jan 28, 2008

Birthplace: New Haven

Profession: Television producer

Nationality: United States

Dwight Hemion

Date of Birth : Mar 14, 1926
Date of Death : Jan 28, 2008
Birth Place : New Haven

Dwight Arlington Hemion was an American TV director known mainly for music-themed television programs of the 1960s and 1970s. He held the record for the most Emmy nominations, and won 18 times, putting him at the top of his profession throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and well into the 1980s. He also won the Directors Guild of America's top TV award five times, six Ace awards and a Peabody award.

Profession


  • Television producer
  • Television Director

Also known as


  • Dwight Arlington Hemion
  • Dwight A. Hemion

Spouse


  • Katherine Morrisey
  • Joyce Hogue

Children


  • Katherine Hemion
  • Dwight G. Hemion

Awards Won


  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety or Music Program
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Program
  • Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing - Musical Variety
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing - Variety, Music or Comedy Program
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing - Special Events
  • DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing - Comedy-Variety or Music Special
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing - Comedy, Variety or Music Series
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement - Comedy, Variety or Music
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or Music
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Director Of The Year-Special
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