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List of The Walking Dead Directors

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

This list is made up of many different items, including Frank Darabont and Clark Johnson.

This list helps answer the questions, “Who directed The Walking Dead?” and "What is a list of The Walking Dead directors?"
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Billy Gierhart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors
Billy Gierhart

Episodes Directed: Made to Suffer, Hell Followed, Sick, Triggerfinger, Cherokee Rose

Bill "Billy" Gierhart is an American television director and former steadicam operator. For many years he worked a steadicam operator on the television series Pacific Blue, Huff, ...more
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Ernest R. Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors
Age 68, Credits: The Walking Dead, Dexter & The Vampire Diaries

Birthplace: Area code 862, Area code 973, Area codes 862 and 973, Essex County, Contiguous United States, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Middleman, What Lies Ahead, In The Game of Life, Shot In The Dark, Unconfirmed Reports, + more

Ernest Roscoe Dickerson (born June 25, 1951) is an American director, cinematographer, and screenwriter of film, television, and music videos. As a cinematographer, he is known for his frequent ...more
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Frank Darabont is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors
Age 60, Credits: The Walking Dead, The Shield & Raines

Birthplace: Montbéliard, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Franche-Comté, + more

Nationality: France, United States of America, Hungary

Episodes Directed: Days Gone Bye, Chasing Ghosts, Pilot

Frank Árpád Darabont (born Ferenc Árpád Darabont, January 28, 1959) is a French-born Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been ...more

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Guy Ferland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors
Age 53, Credits: The Walking Dead, The Vampire Diaries & Once Upon a Time

Birthplace: Beverly, Massachusetts

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: Book of Judges, Fire In The Hole, Keep the Ends Out, Change Partners, Partners, + more

Guy Ferland (born February 18, 1966) is an American film and television director.
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Gwyneth Horder-Payton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors

Episodes Directed: Sex, Birth, Death, Oiled, What Lies Ahead, + more

Gwyneth Horder-Payton is an American film and television director. Since the late 1980s, she worked as an assistant director on a number of notable films namely Pacific Heights, The Doors, ...more
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Michelle MacLaren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors
Age 54, Credits: Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead & Breaking Bad

Birthplace: Canada, North America, Americas, DVD Region 1

Nationality: Canada

Episodes Directed: John Doe, The Bear and the Maiden Fair, Thirty-Eight Snub, Dirty Loyal, Midnight Sun, + more

Michelle Maxwell MacLaren is a Canadian television director and producer. She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld. MacLaren won ...more
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Phil Abraham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors

Nationality: United States of America

Episodes Directed: A New Birth of Freedom, Remember When, Service, Out of Town, Five Miles From Yetzer Hara, + more

Phil Abraham is an American cinematographer and television director. He worked on all six seasons of The Sopranos, initially as a camera operator, then as a cinematographer and eventually as an ...more
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Stakka Bo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Walking Dead Directors
Age 53, Credits: The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad

Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden, Eurasia

Nationality: Sweden

Episodes Directed: Hermanos, Vatos, Breakage

Bo Johan Renck (born 5 December 1966) is a Swedish director of music videos, TV and film. He was a singer-songwriter occasionally 1991–2001, using the moniker Stakka Bo.