Richard Pearce

Richard Pearce Biography

Richard Pearce (born January 25, 1943 in San Diego, California) is an American film director and producer. In addition to feature films, he has directed made-for-TV movies and TV series.

Early life and education

Born in 1943 in San Diego, California, Richard Pearce went east to high school, attending St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.

He attended Yale University, where he earned a B.A., English in 1965. While in college, he was a guitarist for, and a leader of, the Augmented Seven, a singing group that included three guitarists. At the time, it was the only singing group at Yale that was not a cappella. He was also a member of Scroll and Key Society.


Pearce is credited as the cinematographer of Hearts and Minds (1974), a documentary about the Vietnam War.

In 1980 he won the Golden Bear award at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival for his film Heartland.


As director

  • 1976: Visions (TV Series)
  • 1978: Siege (TV)
  • 1979: No Other Love (TV)
  • 1979: Heartland
  • 1981: Threshold
  • 1983: Sessions (TV)
  • 1984: Country
  • 1985: Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
  • 1986: No Mercy
  • 1989: Dead Man Out (TV)
  • 1989: The Final Days (TV)
  • 1989: The Long Walk Home
  • 1992: Leap of Faith
  • 1993: Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
  • 1994: Party of Five (TV Series)
  • 1996: A Family Thing
  • 1997: Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
  • 1998: Thicker Than Blood (TV)
  • 1999: Witness Protection (TV)
  • 2001: South Pacific (TV)
  • 2002: CSI: Miami (TV Series)
  • 2003: The Blues: The Road to Memphis (TV Series)
  • 2004: Plainsong (TV)
  • 2005: Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
  • 2006: Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (TV)

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