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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 films. He left high school and got entry-level jobs in the film industry in the mid-1990s. He eventually graduated to directing ...more

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

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 ...more

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 ...more

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

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

Suzanne Smith Suzanne Crowley is a casting director.

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 ...more

Bert V. Royal is a film writer and crew member from the casting department.

Gene Reynolds is a former American actor turned award-winning television writer, director, and producer. He was one of the producers of the popular TV series M*A*S*H.

George Buck Flower was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director. He was sometimes credited as Buck Flower, George "Buck" ...more

David Schifter is a film producer, actor, casting director and production designer.

Cecily April Adams was an American actress, casting director, and lyricist.

Patricia Reyes Spíndola is a Mexican actress, director and producer.

Katrina Bayonas Katrina Bayonas is a film casting director, film producer and talent manager.

Artur "Atze" Brauner is a German film producer and entrepreneur of Polish origin. He was born to a Jewish family in Łódź, Poland. With his parents and four siblings, he fled to ...more

Judy Wilson Judy Blye Wilson is an American casting director known for her work on soap operas. She has been casting for soaps operas for over 25 years.

Florina Lemaitre is an actress.

Melissa Suzanne McBride is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror drama series. McBride began ...more

Nancy Bishop is a Casting Society of America, Emmy Award nominated casting director, working out of Prague, Czech Republic. She has cast over 80 productions internationally, and is currently ...more

Phil Valentine is a film casting director, producer and screenwriter.

Beth Bowling Beth Bowling is a casting director.

Tree Carr is an actress and film producer.

Ann Goulder Ann Goulder is a casting director.

Witold Holtz is an actor.

Laurel Nakadate is an American video artist, filmmaker, and photographer living in New York City.

Mark Summers Mark Summers is a British casting director, working in both North America and Europe.

Domnica Circiumaru Domnica Circiumaru is a casting director.

Sarah Trevis Sarah Trevis is a casting director.

Ricardo Tejedo Ricardo Tejedo is a Mexican voice actor and dubbing director. He is the voice of various characters in various anime such as Lupin III from the Lupin III series, Doraemon, Mitsurugi Hanagata ...more

Ilan Moscovitch Ilan Moscovitch is a casting director and film producer.

Joyce Agu is a film casting director and an actress.

Ryôji Kobayashi Ryôji Kobayashi is a film casting director.

Audine Leith Audine Leith is an actress and casting director.

Bill Kopp is an American animator and film director who animated the Whammy on the 1980s game show Press Your Luck, and voiced the title character on Nelvana's Eek! The Cat and Kutter in The ...more

Joaquin Garrido Joaquin Garrido is a casting director.

Charles Michael "Charlie" Adler is an American voice director and voice actor.

Andrea Romano is an American casting director, voice director, and actress whose work includes Batman: The Animated Series, Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, Freakazoid, Pinky and the Brain, ...more

Claire Denis is a French film director and writer. Her work has dealt with themes of colonial and post-colonial West Africa, as well as issues in modern France.

Herbert Birchell "Bert" Remsen was an American actor.

Jim Wynorski is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.

Jack Fletcher is a voice actor, casting director, and voice director. He has done voice casting and direction for many high-profile anime and video game projects. In addition, he is a well known ...more

Michael Donovan is an actor, film director and casting director.

Samantha Phillips is an American actress, talk-show host, reality TV host, radio DJ, producer, and model. She is perhaps best known for her early role in the 1988 action-horror film Phantasm II. ...more

Mary Selway was a British casting director.

Tigmanshu Dhulia is an Indian film dialogue writer, director, actor, screenwriter, producer and casting director known for his works in Hindi cinema and Television. He wrote the dialogues for ...more

Phyllis Huffman was a casting director for film and television. She received numerous award nominations from the Casting Society of America throughout her career, winning twice.

Miguel Sandoval is an American film and television actor. Sandoval was born in Washington, D.C. He began working as a professional actor in 1975 when he joined a mime school in Albuquerque, New ...more

Zoya Akhtar is a contemporary Indian film director. She made her debut as director with critically acclaimed Luck By Chance. In 2011, she directed the critically and commercially successful film ...more