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List of famous casting directors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top casting directors in the world? This includes the most prominent casting directors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable casting directors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic casting directors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned casting directors.

List is made up of many different people, including Guy Ritchie and Scott Rudin.

From reputable, prominent, and well known casting directors to the lesser known casting directors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the casting director field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous casting directors ever?" and "What are the names of famous casting directors?" then you're in the right place.

Guy Stuart Ritchie is an English filmmaker known for his crime films. He left high school and got entry-level jobs in the film industry in the mid-1990s. He eventually graduated to directing commercials. He made his first film in 1995, a 20-minute short which impressed investors who backed his first ...more

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Birthplace: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Snatch., Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. RocknRolla

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#65 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked List

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Scott Rudin is an American film producer and a theatrical producer. In 2012, Rudin became one of the few people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award, and the first producer to do so. ...more

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Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Theatrical producer, Television producer, Film Producer Casting Director

Credits: No Country for Old Men, Clueless, The Social Network, Sleepy Hollow The Truman Show, + more

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Michael Lucas is an American–Russian–Israeli gay pornographic film actor, director, activist, writer and the founder/CEO of Lucas Entertainment, New York's largest gay-adult-film company. He is a columnist for The Advocate, Huffington Post and Pink News. The New Republic dubbed Lucas "Gay Porn's ...more

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Birthplace: Russia, Moscow

Profession: Pornographic actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Casting Director Film Director

Credits: Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!, Michael Lucas' Auditions 33: Pornstars in Training, Sex Positive, Wall Street Pressbook, + more

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Tami Erin is an American actress and model from Wheaton, Illinois. She is best known for her portrayal of Pippi Longstocking in the 1988 Columbia Pictures film The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking. ...more

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Birthplace: Wheaton, USA, Illinois

Profession: Model, Casting Director, Actor

Credits: The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, Disconnect

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Alex Sander is an actor, film score composer, casting director, film editor, television editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer. ...more

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Birthplace: Bragança Paulista, Brazil

Profession: Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Cinematographer Film Producer, + more

Credits: The Expendables, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, Grave Encounters, 360 The Year My Parents Went on Vacation, + more

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Randy Stone was an American actor and casting director, and Academy Award winner. ...more

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Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Casting Director, Actor

Credits: Say Anything..., Jaws 3-D, Trevor, Switched at Birth The Incident, + more

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Suzanne Smith

Suzanne Crowley is a casting director. ...more

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Profession: Casting Director

Credits: Seven, Good Will Hunting, American Psycho, Resident Evil Bad Boys II, + more

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Linda Morris is an American television producer and writer. She is best known for her work on the television series Frasier, for which she received three Primetime Emmy Awards in 1994, 1995 and 1996 as a part of the producing and writing team. Morris' other television credits include Welcome Back, ...more

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Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Writer

Credits: Frasier, Doogie Howser, M.D., Private Benjamin Multiple Sarcasms, + more

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