Down 12,693 this week

Duwayne Dunham

Duwayne Dunham was born on November 17, 1952 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He is a director and editor, known for Twin Peaks (1990), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). He has been married to Janet Louise Young since September 3, 1983. They have two children. See full bio »

Star Siblings: Famous Brothers and Sisters

Keep it in the family with a look at some of our favorite Hollywood siblings.

See the entire gallery

2022 TV Guide: The Best Shows Coming This Year

The most anticipated new TV shows, plus returning favorites to watch in the new year.

See the full list

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1328 people
created 22 May 2015
a list of 43 people
created 13 Nov 2020
a list of 54 people
created 16 Dec 2017
a list of 42 people
created 27 Sep 2013
a list of 668 people
created 16 Apr 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Duwayne Dunham's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Twin Peaks Director
Blue Velvet Editor


Hide Hide Show Show Director (18 credits)
 2010-2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Water War (2011)
- Pursuit of Peace (2010)
 2011 That First Glide (Documentary) (collaborating director)
 2005 Now You See It... (TV Movie)
 2004 Tiger Cruise (TV Movie)
 2003 Right on Track (TV Movie)
 2002 Double Teamed (TV Movie) (directed by)
 2000 Ready to Run (TV Movie)
 1999 Santa and Pete (TV Movie)
 1999 The Thirteenth Year (TV Movie)
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- The Caller (1998)
- The Wrestler/The Escape/Dead Friday/Ghost Visitor/The Lady in a Black Dress (1998) ... (segments "Dead Friday", "Ghost Visitor")
- Ghost Visitor (1998)
- Dead Friday (1998)
 1998 Halloweentown (TV Movie) (directed by)
 1995-1997 JAG (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Rendezvous (1997)
- War Cries (1995)
 1996 7th Heaven (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1994 Little Giants
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #2.18 (1991)
- Episode #2.11 (1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
Show Show Editor (13 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (9 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Duwayne R. Dunham


Janet Louise Young  (2 children)

Did You Know?


During preproduction on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), production designer Norman Reynolds asked assistant editor Duwayne Dunham to try out the first, all white prototype armor for Boba Fett. Years later, as Dunham was directing Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Pursuit of Peace (2010), an issue of "Star Wars Insider" magazine came out which featured photographs of him in the ... See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed