Harvey S. Laidman

Bio:

Harvey Laidman was a member of the legendary Kenley Players in Warren, Ohio, for three seasons. After graduating from USC Cinema School and putting in three years with KTTV (Metromedia) in Los Angeles, he was accepted into the Directors Guild of America Producer Trainee program, working at Universal Studios and on series such as The High Chaparral (1967) and Bonanza (1959). He continued at Universal studios as an Assistant Director on features and television and then worked at Lorimar Productions, where he was a production manager and assistant director, getting his first directing assignment on The Waltons (1971) in 1975. He continued to direct, working on all kinds of series, pilots, movies and long forms. In 2006 he decided to continue his education, pursuing advanced degrees, receiving a masters degree in 2009 and beginning a doctorate in higher education in 2010.
Filmography

Director ( 49 credits )

Safe Harbor (1999) (1 episode, 1999)
Rescue 77 (1999) (1 episode, 1999)
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998) (1 episode, 1999)
7th Heaven (1996) (16 episodes, 1996-2004)
Savannah (1996) (1 episode, 1997)
JAG (1995) (2 episodes, 2002)
Silk Stalkings (1991) (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Quantum Leap (1989) (1 episode, 1993)
Jake and the Fatman (1987) (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Matlock (1986) (33 episodes, 1988-1994)
Street Hawk (1985) (3 episodes, 1985)
Wildside (1985) (3 episodes, 1985)
Airwolf (1984) (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983) (10 episodes, 1985-1987)
For Love and Honor (1983) (1 episode, 1983)
Knight Rider (1982) (6 episodes, 1983-1986)
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982) (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) (unknown episodes)
Tucker's Witch (1982) (2 episodes, 1983)
Chicago Story (1982) (2 episodes, 1982)
Falcon Crest (1981) (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Walking Tall (1981) (1 episode, 1981)
Today's F.B.I. (1981) (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
Magnum, P.I. (1980) (4 episodes, 1983-1986)
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) (3 episodes, 1983-1984)
Knots Landing (1979) (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979) (1 episode, 1981)
Eischied (1979) (3 episodes, 1979)
California Fever (1979) (1 episode, 1979)
The Lazarus Syndrome (1979) (1 episode, 1979)
Flatbush (1979) (unknown episodes)
The Incredible Hulk (1978) (1 episode, 1978)
The Paper Chase (1978) (1 episode, 1978)
Kaz (1978) (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
CHiPs (1977) (2 episodes, 1979)
Eight Is Enough (1977) (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Lou Grant (1977) (2 episodes, 1978-1981)
ABC Weekend Specials (1977) (3 episodes, 1978-1982)
The Fitzpatricks (1977) (4 episodes, 1977)
Quincy M.E. (1976) (2 episodes, 1979)
Family (1976) (2 episodes, 1977)
Hunter (1976) (1 episode, 1977)
Most Wanted (1976) (1 episode, 1977)
Kingston: Confidential (1976) (1 episode, 1977)
The Blue Knight (1975) (2 episodes, 1976)
Kojak (1973) (1 episode, 1978)
The Waltons (1971) (11 episodes, 1975-1981)
Hawaii Five-O (1968) (2 episodes, 1977)
This Is the Life (1952) (1 episode, 1976)