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List of Famous Casting Directors

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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 (born 10 September 1968) is an English film director, film producer, screenwriter, and businessman, known for his British gangster films. He left secondary school and got  ...more
  • Scott Rudin (born July 14, 1958) is an American film, TV and theatre producer. His notable films include the Academy Award-winning Best Picture No Country for Old Men, as well as Lady Bird, Fences,  ...more
  • Tamara Erin Klicman (born July 8, 1974), known professionally as Tami Erin, is an American actress, model, singer, and fashion designer. She is best known for her role as Pippi Longstocking in the  ...more
  • Alex Sander is an actor, film score composer, casting director, film editor, television editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.  ...more
  • Randy Stone (August 26, 1958 – February 12, 2007) was an American actor, producer, casting director, Emmy and Academy Award winner. He was a co-founder of The Trevor Project.  ...more
  • 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 1996  ...more
  • Bert V. Royal is a film writer and crew member from the casting department.  ...more
  • Gene Reynolds (born Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal, April 4, 1923) is an American actor, television writer, director, and producer. He was one of the producers of the TV series M*A*S*H.  ...more
  • George Buck Flower (October 28, 1937 – June 18, 2004) was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director. He was sometimes credited as Ernest Wall,  ...more
  • David Schifter is a film producer, actor, casting director and production designer.  ...more
  • Cecily April Adams (February 6, 1958 – March 3, 2004) was an American actress, casting director, and lyricist.  ...more
  • Patricia Reyes Spíndola (born Patricia Verónica Núñez Reyes Spíndola on 11 July 1953 in Mexico, D.F. , Mexico) is a Mexican actress, director and producer. She received three Ariel Award, two for  ...more
  • Katrina Bayonas is a film casting director, film producer and talent manager.  ...more
  • Artur "Atze" Brauner (born Abraham Brauner; 1 August 1918 − 7 July 2019) was a German film producer and entrepreneur of Polish origin. He produced more than 300 films from 1946.   ...more
  • Judy Wilson may refer to: Judy Blye Wilson, American casting director Judy Wilson (actress), English actress Judy McIntosh Wilson, New Zealand sculptor and fibre artist  ...more
  • Florina Lemaitre is an actress.  ...more
  • Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on the AMC series The Walking Dead. McBride has garnered  ...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 working  ...more
  • Philip Carr "Phil" Valentine (born September 9, 1959) is an American conservative talk radio show host in Nashville, Tennessee. He broadcasts daily on flagship station WWTN, a Cumulus Media station,  ...more
  • Beth Bowling is a casting director.
  • Tree Carr is an American singer, multi-instrumentalist and actress who has played in a variety of London-based bands and has appeared in several films. She is also the owner of Today is Boring, a DVD  ...more
  • Ann Goulder is a casting director.
  • Witold Holtz is an actor.  ...more
  • Laurel Nakadate (born December 15, 1975) is an American video artist, filmmaker, and photographer living in New York City.  ...more