Walter Grauman, a prolific television director whose credits include numerous episodes of hits such as "Murder, She Wrote," "Barnaby Jones," "The Fugitive" and "The Untouchables," died March 20 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 93.
He had been battling heart and vascular problems and died of natural causes, said his wife, Peggy Grauman.
Although Grauman was one of the busiest television directors in the 1950s through the mid-1990s, he had no background in theater or movies when he got into the business during the live TV era. Sometimes, it was a trial by fire.
In 1957, for an adaptation of "Frankenstein" for the NBC...