My top favorite tv directors and writersby Kevnerd77 | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Directors and creators of my favorite tv shows
1. Dave Filoni
Producer | Star Wars: Rebels
Dave grew up in Mt. Lebanon, a suburb southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was in the marching band, and was the starting goaltender for half of his senior year on the hockey team. He graduated from high school in 1992 and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1996, where he played club ...
2. Chuck Lorre
Writer | Two and a Half Men
For the past twenty years, award-winning creator, executive producer and writer Chuck Lorre has conquered the entertainment industry with hit shows like Grace Under Fire (1993), Dharma & Greg (1997), Roseanne (1988) and Cybill (1995) as well as the number 1 comedy on television and four year ...
Writer | SpongeBob SquarePants
Stephen Hillenburg is the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), Nickelodeon's highest-rated cartoons for children and a staple of American television. Stephen was born on August 21st, 1961 in Lawton, Oklahoma and raised in Anaheim, California. Hillenburg became fascinated with the ocean as a ...
Writer | Family Guy
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut, where he lived with his mother, Ann Perry (Sager), an admissions office worker, his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, a prep school teacher, and his sister, Rachael MacFarlane, now a voice actress and singer. He ...
8. Steve Hoefer
Director | Henry Danger
Graduated from University of Southern California. Also attended the University of the Pacific (studying Theater/Communications). Joined Director's Guild in 1992 and has worked for ABC, NBC, Disney and Nickelodeon, among other companies. Sit-coms, sketch comedy, single camera and music performance ...
Director | Techno Twins
Richard Correll was born on May 14, 1948 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Richard Thomas Correll. He is a director and producer, known for Techno Twins, Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) and Ski Patrol (1990). He has been married to Beth Correll since April 24, 2004.
10. Fred Savage
Actor | The Wonder Years
Fred Savage was born July 9, 1976. He began acting at age 9 in a production produced by Lorimar called Morningstar/Eveningstar (1986). He was found by Roger Damon Price to play the role of Alan Bishop. During production Fred auditioned for The Boy Who Could Fly (1986) which launched Jay Underwood's...
11. Paul Tibbitt
Producer | SpongeBob SquarePants
Paul Tibbitt was born on May 13, 1968 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Paul Harrison Tibbitt. He is a producer and writer, known for SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004).
Actress | Jurassic World
Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. She was conceived in Dallas, Texas (the reason for her middle name). Her father, Ron Howard, is a former actor turned Oscar-winning director. Her mother is actress and writer Cheryl Howard (née Alley). Her famous relatives ...
15. Peyton Reed
Director | Ant-Man
Peyton Reed was born on July 3, 1964 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Ant-Man (2015), Bring It On (2000) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018). He has been married to Sheila Reed since 2013. He was previously married to Beth LaMure.
16. Taika Waititi
Actor | What We Do in the Shadows
Taika Waititi, also known as Taika Cohen, hails from the Raukokore region of the East Coast of New Zealand, and is the son of Robin (Cohen), a teacher, and Taika Waiti, an artist and farmer. His father is Maori (Te-Whanau-a-Apanui), and his mother is of Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, Scottish, and ...
17. Jon Favreau
Producer | Chef
Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director.
The amiable, husky-framed actor with the ...
19. Kari Skogland
Director | The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Award-winning director and show runner Kari Skogland is CEO of Mad Rabbit, a joint venture between her and Red Arrow Entertainment Group. As CEO, Skogland is committed to producing high-end one-hour dramas for the international market for the company, which launched in Spring 2016.
Named by ...
21. Rachel Talalay
Director | Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
Rachel Talalay was born in Chicago Illinois. Her parents, Paul and Prudence, moved to Baltimore to work/teach at Johns Hopkins when she was 4 years old. After studying Applied Mathematics at Yale University, she worked as a computer programmer at Johns Hopkins University. During this time, she met ...
22. Rob Hardy
Director | Trois
Rob Hardy, who is a recent nominee of the HBO Director to Watch Award, broke into network television with his January 2007 directorial debut of the Emmy Award winning show ER. Soon after, Black Enterprise Magazine listed him among the Top 40 Entertainers under 40 for the year 2008. Since recently ...
23. Kevin Smith
Producer | Clerks
Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank but grew up in Highlands, New Jersey, the son of Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry.
Writer | Phineas and Ferb
Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh was born on December 9, 1960 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Phineas and Ferb (2007), Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) and Rocko's Modern Life (1993). He has been married to Birgitte since December 17, 2006. They ...