Entertainment List of The Twilight Zone Directors

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

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Abner Biberman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 68 (1909-1977)
Abner Biberman, was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. Biberman was sometimes credited under the pseudonym Joel Judge.
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Allan Kroeker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 68
Allan Kroeker is a Canadian film and television director, cinematographer, screenwriter, film editor and film producer. He has the distinction of directing the series finales for Star Trek: Deep ...more
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Allen H. Miner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 87 (1917-2004)
Allen H. Miner was a film director and screenwriter.
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Allen Reisner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)
Allen Reisner was a film and tv director.
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Allison Liddi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Allison Liddi-Brown is a film and TV director.
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Anton Leader is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 75 (1913-1988)
Anton Leader was a film director.
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Bernard Girard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 79 (1918-1997)
Bernard Girard was a film director, television director, screenwriter and television producer.
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Bob Balaban is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 74
Robert Elmer "Bob" Balaban is an American actor, author, producer, and director.
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Boris Sagal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 58 (1923-1981)
Boris Sagal was a Ukrainian-born American television and film director.
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Brad Turner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Brad Turner is a Canadian film director, television director and photographer.
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Buzz Kulik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 77 (1922-1999)
Buzz Kulik was an American film director and producer. He directed 72 films and television shows, including several episodes of The Twilight Zone.
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Christian Nyby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 80 (1913-1993)
Christian Nyby was an American television and film director and editor. As an editor, he had seventeen feature film credits from 1943 to 1952, including The Big Sleep and Red River. From ...more
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David Butler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 85 (1894-1979)
David Butler was an American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and television director.
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David Ellis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 60 (1918-1978)
David Ellis was the co-writer with Malcolm Hulke of the Doctor Who serial The Faceless Ones, recorded with Patrick Troughton in 1967. The story was penned by the duo following the rejection of ...more
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David Greene is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 82 (1921-2003)
L. David Syms-Greene, born Lucius David Syms Brian Lederman, was a British television and film director who was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in ...more
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David Lowell Rich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 96
David Lowell Rich is an American film director and producer. He has directed nearly 100 films and TV episodes between 1950 and 1987. He was born in New York City. He began directing on a regular ...more
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Debbie Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 69
Debbie Allen is an author.
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Deran Sarafian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 61
Deran Sarafian is an American actor, film and television director. He is ethnically Armenian. Sarafian has directed several episodes of the FOX series House and was made a co-executive producer ...more
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Don Medford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)
Donald Muller, known professionally as Don Medford, was an American television director who directed over 75 TV series between 1951 and 1989, and who also directed three movies. Medford directed ...more
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Don Siegel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 79 (1912-1991)
Donald Siegel was an American film director and producer. His name variously appeared in the credits of his films as both Don Siegel and Donald Siegel. He is best known for the original sci-fi ...more
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Don Weis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 78 (1922-2000)
Don Weis was an American film and television director. Weis was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Southern California where he studied film. During World War II, ...more
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Douglas Heyes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 74 (1919-1993)
Douglas Heyes was an American film and television writer, director, producer, actor, and composer with a long list of accomplishments. He was the father of actor Douglas Heyes, Jr.. He died in ...more
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Elliot Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 92
Elliot Silverstein is best known for being the director of the movie Cat Ballou.
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Eriq La Salle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 57
Eriq La Salle is an American actor, director, writer and producer known for his portrayals of Darryl in the 1988 comedy film Coming to America and Dr. Peter Benton in the NBC drama series ER.
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Ida Lupino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
Dec. at 77 (1918-1995)
Ida Lupino was an English-American film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her forty-eight-year career, she appeared in fifty-nine films and directed seven others, ...more