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Sutton Wilson Roley Edit Profile

writer , Film director

Sutton Wilson Roley, American film director, writer. Served as pilot, lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1945. Member Writers Guild American West, Directors Guild American Lodges: Masons.

Background

Roley, Sutton Wilson was born on October 18, 1925 in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Louis Reeves and Mildred Elizabeth (Garee) Roley.

Education

Student, Grove City College, 1941-1943.

Career

Magician, emcee, clubs and theaters, New York, California, 1948;writer, producer, director, actor radio series, Real Life Nightmares, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, 1949;stage management, NBC-television, New York City, 1950-1953;associate director, NBC-television, New York City, 1954;director, writer, NBC-television, New York City, 1955;freelance director, writer television dramas, California, 1956-1970;director television movies, pilots, California, 1971-1974;director, writer theatrical films, television, California, since 1971. President Sutton Roley Organisation.

Membership

Served as pilot, lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1945. Member Writers Guild American West, Directors Guild American Lodges: Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: magic, tennis.

Connections

Married Carrie Carman McCord, 1947 (divorced 1958). Children Trenace Carman, Sutton Louis. Married Annella Bassett, April 20, 1965.

1 child Elizabeth Lucienne.

father:
Louis Reeves Roley

mother:
Mildred Elizabeth (Garee) Roley

spouses:
Carrie Carman McCord

Annella Bassett

child:
Elizabeth Lucienne Roley