Irving J. Moore

Irving J. Moore, 74, a television director, died July 2 in Sherman Oaks of a heart attack.

Moore, who began his career in the early 1950s as a messenger on the Columbia lot, served in various capacities and eventually worked his way up the production ladder to director.

His first directorial job was the TV show “Tales of the Texas Rangers” followed by “Tightrope.”

Additional credits include “77 Sunset Strip,””Hawaiian Eye,””Perry Mason, “”Gunsmoke,””Wild, Wild West,””Hawaii Five-O,””Lost in Space,””The Brady Bunch, “”Dirty Sally,””Eight Is Enough” and “Dynasty.” Moore’s final directing credit was a four-hour ABC miniseries in 1991 reuniting the Carrington clan of “Dynasty.”

Survived by his wife Shirlee; a son Joseph, who is an assistant director on the ABC series “Dinosaurs;” two daughters, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held July 5. The family requests that donations be sent to the Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, 1450 San Pablo St., L.A. 90033.

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