THE WORLD ACADEMY OF ARTS, LITERATURE, AND MEDIA - WAALM®
 

Reza Badiyi

He was born in Tehran, Iran on April 17, 1930. Badiyi is well known for directing episodes of many popular and distinct television series. Early in his career, he directed episodes of:

- Mission: Impossible - The Six Million Dollar Man
- Hawaii Five-O - The Rockford File
- Baretta - Police Squad
- Starsky & Hutch - Cagney & Lacey
- The Incredible Hulk

His credits also include developing the memorable opening montages for: The Marry Tyler Moor Show. Badiyi also directed the definitive "fashion show" sequence of the third season of the popular "Doris Day Show" and in the 1980s and 1990s, he directed episodes of:

- Baywatch & Baywatch Nights - Nikita
- Superboy - Star Trek
- Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - Deep Space Nine
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Falcon Crest
- Sliders - Mortal Kombats, Conquest

He also directed and produced over 60 documentaries and several movies among which his 2006 "The Way Back Home" staring: Michael Houston King, Julie Harris, Tessie Santiago, and Mina Badiyi.

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