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List of Modern Family Directors

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

Items here include everything from Bryan Cranston to Fred Savage.

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

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Adam Shankman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 55, Credits: Modern Family, Glee & Monk

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Our Children, Ourselves, Glee, Actually, Pot O' Gold, + more

Adam Michael Shankman (born November 27, 1964) is an American film director, producer, dancer, author, actor, and choreographer. He was a judge on seasons 3-10 of the television program So You ...more

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Beth McCarthy-Miller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 56, Credits: Modern Family, Parks and Recreation & 30 Rock

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Señor Macho Solo, The Ones, TGS Hates Women, Idiots Are People Two!, Standards and Practices, + more

Beth McCarthy-Miller (born September 3, 1963, Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American television director. She is best known for directing Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock.
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Bryan Cranston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 63, Credits: Breaking Bad, Modern Family & The Office

Birthplace: Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Dirty Magazine, Malcolm Defends Reese, Election Day, Malcolm's Money, Blackout, + more

Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor and director. He played Walter White on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), Hal on the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle ...more

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Chris Koch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Modern Family Directors

Episodes Directed: The Lawyer, The Lemur and the Little Listener, Stole an RV, Lifetime Supply, Field of Pete, + more

Christopher "Chris" Koch is an American director of film and television. He is best known for directing the films Snow Day, his feature film directorial debut and A Guy Thing. Koch's ...more
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Dean Parisot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 63, Credits: Modern Family, The Good Wife & Curb Your Enthusiasm

Birthplace: Wilton

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Lucky 13, The Bust, The Poker Game, Health Inspector 2000, The Devil You Know, + more

Aldo L. "Dean" Parisot is an American film and television director. He won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for The Appointments of Dennis Jennings, which was ...more
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Fred Savage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 43, Credits: Modern Family, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia & 2 Broke Girls

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: The Aluminum Monster vs. Fatty Magoo, And the Hidden Stash, Put a Pin in it, The Little Sister, Not-So-Great Great Great Grandpa, + more

Fred Aaron Savage (born July 9, 1976) is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his role as Kevin Arnold in the American television series The Wonder Years, which ran ...more

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Gail Mancuso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 57, Credits: Friends, Modern Family & 30 Rock

Birthplace: Melrose Park, Illinois

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Isn't It Romantic?, Carriage Ride, The Grand Gesture, Jake or the Fat Man, My Cookie Pants, + more

Gail Susan Mancuso, also known as Gail Mancuso Cordray, (born July 14, 1958) is an American television director.
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Jason Winer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Modern Family Directors

Birthplace: Baltimore, USA, Maryland

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Pilot, Virgin Territory, Hit and Run, Run For Your Wife, The 23rd, + more

Jason Winer (born December 7, 1972) is an American director, producer, writer, actor, and comedian. He is best known for being one of the directors on the American sitcom Modern Family.
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Jeff Melman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 68, Credits: Modern Family, Arrested Development & Grey's Anatomy

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: When Chloe Met Marco, My Fair Frasier, A Girl's Gotta Make Room for Daddy (1), Torn Between Two Teachers, A Girl's Gotta Pierce, + more

Jeffrey "Jeff" L. Melman (born May 18, 1947) is an American television director and producer. Melman has directed for several present-day network television series. More recently ...more
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Kevin Rodney Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 61, Credits: Modern Family, 30 Rock & NCIS

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Game Changer, Reggie and Rose, Tell-All, MILF Island, Lord John Marbury, + more

Kevin Rodney Sullivan (born August 3, 1958) is an American film and television actor and film director.
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Michael Spiller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 58, Credits: Modern Family, New Girl & Scrubs

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, New Jersey, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Caught in the Act, Droobie or Not Droobie, Mother Tucker, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Filing for the Enemy, + more

Michael Alan Spiller (born August 1, 1961) is an American cinematographer and television director.Spiller has directed on numerous series and has also served as a cinematographer prior to ...more
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Randall Einhorn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 56, Credits: Modern Family, The Office & Parks and Recreation

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Episodes Directed: The Dog Whisperer, Christmas Scandal, Service, Truth, Now, + more

Randall Einhorn (born December 7, 1963) is an American television director and cinematographer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from Finneytown High School in 1982. He is the son ...more
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Reginald Hudlin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 58, Credits: Modern Family, The Office & Psych

Birthplace: USA, Centreville, Illinois

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: The Expensive Purse Episode, The Master of Ceremonies Episode, Leaving Los Angeles, Temporary Monsanity, Koi Pond, + more

Reginald Alan Hudlin (born December 15, 1961) is an American film screenwriter, director and producer. Along with his older brother Warrington Hudlin, he is known as one of the Hudlin Brothers. ...more
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Scott Ellis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 62, Credits: Modern Family, 30 Rock & Frasier

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: 'Strange Friends' or 'The Truth Is, You're Sexy', A Distinctive Horn, Gentle Puppies, Next of Kin (1), + more

Scott Ellis (born April 19, 1957) is an American stage director, actor, and television director.
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Seth Gordon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 45, Credits: Modern Family, The Office & Parks and Recreation

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: The Contra Club, 'Tis Better to Have Loved and Flossed, The Stakeout, The Delivery (1), Environmental Science, + more

Seth Gordon (born July 15, 1976) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and film editor. He has produced and directed for film and television, including for PBS, the Bill & ...more
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Steven Levitan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Modern Family Directors
Age 57, Credits: Modern Family, Frasier & The Larry Sanders Show

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: All I Want for Christmas Is My Dead Uncle's Cash, Hawaii, See You Next Fall, Baby on Board, You Wanna?, + more

Steven E. Levitan (born April 6, 1962) is an American director, screenwriter, and producer of television comedies. He has created such TV series as Just Shoot Me!, Stark Raving Mad, Stacked, ...more