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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 (April 1, 1909 – June 20, 1977) was a Jewish-American actor, director, and screenwriter.
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Allan Kroeker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 68
Allan Kroeker (born April 10, 1951 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian film and television director, cinematographer, screenwriter, film editor and film producer. He has the distinction of ...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 Balaban (born August 16, 1945) is an American actor, author, producer, and director. He was one of the producers nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for Gosford Park ...more
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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 (October 18, 1923 – May 22, 1981) was a Ukrainian-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 (born June 22) 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)
Seymour "Buzz" Kulik (July 23, 1922 – January 13, 1999) was an American film director and producer. He directed 72 films and television shows, including the landmark CBS television ...more
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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 (September 1, 1913 – September 17, 1993) was an American television and film director and editor. As an editor, he had seventeen feature film credits from 1943 to 1952, including ...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 (December 17, 1894 – June 14, 1979) 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 (22 June 1918 – 30 June 1978) 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 ...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 (22 February 1921 – 7 April 2003), born Lucius David Syms Brian Lederman, was a British television and film director who was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England, who ...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 (August 31, 1920 – October 21, 2001) was an American film director and producer. He directed nearly 100 films and TV episodes between 1950 and 1987. He was born in New York ...more
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Debbie Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 69
Deborah Kaye Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a former member of the President's Committee on the Arts ...more
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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 film and television director and former actor. He directed Death Warrant, Gunmen, and Terminal Velocity. He has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards.
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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 (November 26, 1917, Detroit, Michigan - December 12, 2012, West Hills, California), known professionally as Don Medford, was an American television director who directed over 75 TV ...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 (; October 26, 1912 – April 20, 1991) 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 ...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 (May 13, 1922 – July 26, 2000) was an American film and television director.
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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 (May 22, 1919 – February 8, 1993) was an American film and television writer, director, producer, actor, composer, and author with a long list of accomplishments. He was sometimes ...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 (born August 3, 1927, in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American director, who is best known for being the director of the movie Cat Ballou (1965).
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Eriq La Salle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Twilight Zone Directors
age 57
Erik Ki La Salle (born July 23, 1962), professionally known as Eriq La Salle, is an American actor, director, writer and producer known for his performances in the films Coming to America (1988) ...more
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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 (4 February 1918 – 3 August 1995) was an English-American actress, singer, director, and producer. She is widely regarded as one of the most prominent, and one of the only, female ...more