Linda Day

Linda Day
Born Linda Brickner
August 12, 1938
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died October 23, 2009(2009-10-23) (aged 71)
Georgetown, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Television Director
Years active 1960–2003

Linda Day (August 12, 1938 October 23, 2009)[1] was an American television director, working for the most part in situation comedies.

Day was born as Linda Brickner[2] in Los Angeles, the daughter of Roy Brickner, a film editor.

In addition to an Emmy Award nomination, she has received a Humanitas prize and was honored by the Directors Guild of America for paving the way for women in television; she has worked on 350 episodes and 50 series.[1]


Linda Day died, aged 71, from cancer in Georgetown, Texas. She was survived by her husband, L. Steve Varnum; her daughter, Heidi Gutman and her sister, Nancy Riley.



  1. 1 2 Hollywood Reporter obituary Archived October 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. "Film Reference bio". 1938-08-12. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
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