A veteran film, and television producer and writer who produced television's "Gidget" and "The Flying Nun," dramatic series such as "Delvecchio" and "The Senator" and numerous TV movies, lived here until his death.
A two-time Emmy Award winner whose television career spanned the 1950s through the '90s, Sackheim won Emmys for producing an episode of "The Alcoa/Goodyear Theatre" (1959) and the TV movie "The Law" (1975).
ackheim produced numerous early TV movies, including "The Impatient Heart," starring Carrie Snodgress; "The Neon Ceiling," starring Gig Young and Lee Grant; "A Clear and Present Danger," starring Hal Holbrook; and "The Harness," starring Lorne Greene.
His film credits include co-producing "The In-Laws," "Pacific Heights" and "The Hard Way"; co-writing the first Rambo movie, "First Blood"; and producing and co-writing the story for "The Competition."
is an American television and film director, producer and photographer. Sackheim has produced and directed for The X-Files, Law & Order, House and NYPD Blue. He also directed The Walking Dead, The Americans, and Ozark, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. He has won a Primetime Emmy Award as a director and been nominated twice for his work as a producer and director. Sackheim directed the third and fourth episodes of the sixth season of Game of Thrones.