Total Nerd List of Game of Thrones Directors

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List of every famous television director who has directed at least one episode of Game of Thrones, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes anyone who was or is on the directors staff for Game of Thrones. Regular directors as well as guest directors for Game of Thrones are included, along with information such as when they were born and what episodes they directed. Some of these famous Game of Thrones directors may also be actors or producers.

This list has everything from David Nutter to Tim Van Patten.

This list helps answer the questions, “Who directed Game of Thrones?” and "What is a list of Game of Thrones directors?"

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Alan Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 53 Alan Taylor is an American television and film director, television producer, and screenwriter, known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The ...more

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Brian Kirk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 50 Brian Kirk is an Irish film and television director who has most recently directed episodes of Game of Thrones, FX's The Riches and Showtime's Brotherhood and The Tudors. He also directed the ...more

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Daniel Minahan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
Daniel Minahan is an American television and film director and writer. Minahan has directed several episodes of the HBO original series, Six Feet Under, Deadwood, True Blood, The Newsroom and ...more

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David Nutter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 58 David Nutter is an American television and film director and television producer. He is best known for directing pilot episodes for television.

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David Petrarca is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 53 David Petrarca is an American director and producer of theatre, television and film. He was director at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago from 1988 until 2005. Recent work as a director includes ...more

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Tim Van Patten is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 59 Timothy "Tim" Van Patten is an American television director, actor, screenwriter, and producer. He has directed episodes of The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood, Boardwalk Empire, Rome, ...more

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Alex Graves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
Alexander "Alex" Graves is an American film director, television director, television producer and screenwriter.

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Alik Sakharov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
Alik Sakharov

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Michelle MacLaren is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 53 Michelle Maxwell MacLaren is a Canadian television director and producer who has worked on numerous series both in Canada and the United States. She is perhaps best known for her work on shows ...more

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Neil Marshall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 48 Neil Marshall is an English film director, editor and screenwriter. Marshall began his career in editing and in 2002 directed his first feature film Dog Soldiers, a horror-comedy film which ...more

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Mark Mylod is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
Mark Mylod is a British film and television director and producer.

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Jeremy Podeswa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 56 Jeremy Podeswa is a Canadian/American film and television director. He has also worked as Director on the television shows Six Feet Under, Nip/Tuck, The Tudors, Queer as Folk, and the HBO WWII ...more

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Miguel Sapochnik is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
Miguel Sapochnik Miguel Sapochnik is a British film and television director and former storyboard artist. He is best known as the director of the feature Repo Men, as well as for his work on several U.S. ...more

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Michael Slovis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
Michael Slovis is an American cinematographer and television director.

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David Benioff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 48 David Benioff is an American novelist, screenwriter and television producer. He is the co-creator and showrunner of the widely acclaimed award-winning HBO series Game of Thrones.

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D. B. Weiss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Game of Thrones Directors
age 47 Daniel Brett "D. B." Weiss is an American author, screenwriter, producer, and director. Along with his collaborator David Benioff, he is best known as as screenwriter, executive ...more