Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson

director, second unit director or assistant director, additional crew

Dave Wilson was born on May 01, 1933 in USA. Dave Wilson's big-screen debut came with The Best of John Belushi directed by Dave Wilson in 1985. Dave Wilson is known for The Women of SNL directed by Don Roy King, Christina Aguilera stars as Self and Fred Armisen as Lawrence Welk. Dave Wilson has got 1 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Dave Wilson achieved is Primetime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Dave Wilson plays is The Women of SNL which will be released on Nov 01, 2010.

A Television Director who spent most of his career working in the unique area of Live Television. His most memorable run was with Saturday Night Live (1975) from the beginning until his retirement just a couple of years before his death. His son Tommy Wilson went to work in the family trade for SNL. Dave Wilson received an Emmy Award for an Episode of SNL in its second season which featured singer/songwriter, Paul Simon. Before his stint with SNL, Wilson had covered the gamut from the 'Miss America Pageant' to all manner of Live Arts performances in the 60s on NBC at a time when Network presentations of such work was top notch and memorable. Fans of SNL will remember that shots of him behind the control board were frequently played for laughs as parts of skits or gags. He was a generous and inspiring man. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Wilson, his three adult children, Tommy, Danny and Michael.

  • Birthday

    May 01, 1933
  • Place of Birth

    Hoboken, New Jersey, USA