Bruce Bilson
Bruce Bilson directed the M*A*S*H episode titled "Bananas, Crackers, and Nuts in Season 1.
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1928-05-19) May 19, 1928 (age 90)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
TV/Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Years active: 1955-2006
Spouse(s): Mona Weichman (1955-1976; divorced; 2 children)
Renne Jarrett (1981-present)
Series connection
Appeared on/Involved with: M*A*S*H
Episode appearances/
Involved with:
"Bananas, Crackers and Nuts" in Season 1

Bruce Bilson (born May 19, 1928) is a film and television director. He is the grandfather of the actress Rachel Bilson. Bruce directed the M*A*S*H TV series episode titled "Bananas, Crackers and Nuts" in Season 1 of the series.

Life and careerEdit

Bilson was born in Brooklyn, NY to Jewish parents. His mother, Hattie Bilson (née Dratwa), was an American screenwriter, and his father, George Bilson, was an Britian-born producer/writer/director.[1] His brother, Malcolm Bilson, is a well-known fortepianist and long-time professor of piano at Cornell University.

Bilson married Mona Weichman on Aug. 31, 1955; they divorced in 1976. They had two children, Danny (born 1956), a director, and Julie. Bilson married Renne Jarrett in 1981.





  1. Bruce Bilson Biography (1928-)

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