Ken Swor

Production manager

This article was updated on Tuesday, Dec. 28.

Production manager Ken Swor died Nov. 10 in Houston of heart disease. He was 69.

Born in Arkansas, Swor moved to California as an infant and graduated from Fresno State U. He spent several years teaching school and coaching basketball before entering the Directors Guild of America training program, where his first credit was as assistant director on “Two Lane Blacktop.” He was A.D. on “The Great Santini,” “My Side of the Mountain” and “Queen of the Stardust Ballroom,” for which he shared a DGA Award.

His credits as a production manager and producer include “Diner” and “The Formula” as well as television series “The Twilight Zone,” “Police Story” and “Streets of San Francisco.”

He is survived by his wife, Kathy, three daughters, a son and eight grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas 77225.

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