My top favorite tv directors and writers

by 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 ...

3. Stephen Hillenburg

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 ...

4. Matt Duffer

Producer | Stranger Things

Matt Duffer was born as Matthew C. Duffer. He is a producer and writer, known for Stranger Things (2016), We All Fall Down (2005) and Wayward Pines (2015).

5. Ross Duffer

Producer | Stranger Things

Ross Duffer was born as Ross C. Duffer. He is a producer and writer, known for Stranger Things (2016), We All Fall Down (2005) and Wayward Pines (2015).

6. Seth MacFarlane

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 ...

7. Rich Moore

Director | Wreck-It Ralph

Rich Moore was born on May 10, 1963 in Oxnard, California, USA. He is known for his work on Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Zootopia (2016) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018).

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 ...

9. Richard Correll

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).

12. Walt Dohrn

Actor | Trolls

Walt Dohrn was born on December 5, 1970 in Orange County, California, USA as Walter Dohrn. He is known for his work on Trolls (2016), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) and Shrek the Third (2007).

13. Bryce Dallas Howard

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 ...

14. Deborah Chow

Director | The Mandalorian

Deborah Chow is a director and writer, known for The Mandalorian (2019), Better Call Saul (2015) and American Gods (2017).

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 ...

18. Matt Shakman

Director | WandaVision

Matt Shakman was born on August 8, 1975. He is a director and producer, known for WandaVision (2021), Game of Thrones (2011) and The Great (2020). He has been married to Maggie Malone since October 8, 2012. They have one child.

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 ...

20. Dermott Downs

Director | Doom Patrol

Dermott Downs was born on May 25, 1962 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Dermott Daniel Downs. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Doom Patrol (2019), The Tomorrow People (2013) and The Flash (2014).

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.

His ...

24. Erin Richards

Actress | Gotham

Erin Richards was born on May 17, 1986 in Penarth, Wales. She is an actress and director, known for Gotham (2014), Breaking In (2011) and Being Human (2008).

25. Phill Lewis

Actor | Heathers

Phill Lewis was born on February 14, 1968 in Uganda as Phillip David Lewis. He is an actor and director, known for Heathers (1989), City Slickers (1991) and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005). He is married to Meagn Benton. They have two children.

27. Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh

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 ...



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