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Sidney Hayers

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Sidney Hayers
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Role: Director
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Date of Birth: August 24, 1921
Date of Death: February 8, 2000
Age at Death: 78
Nationality: UK UK
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Sidney Hayers (born 24 August 1921 in Edinburgh, Scotland, died 8 February 2000 in Altea, Spain), was a British-born TV and film director.

After directing the acclaimed films Circus of Horrors (1960) and Night of the Eagle (1962), Hayers took a hand at British and American television series with directorial credits in many popular 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s shows, including notable programs as:

  • The Avengers
  • The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
  • The Greatest American Hero
  • Magnum P.I.
  • Knight Rider
  • Remington Steele
  • The A-Team
  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King

Hayers directed the three-part Galactica 1980 premiere episode, "Galactica Discovers Earth".

Hayers died on February 8, 2000 from complications of cancer. He was survived by his wife, actress Erika Remberg.

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