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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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    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, Swingtown and The...  more
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    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Episodes DirectedMiddleman, What Lies Ahead, In The Game of Life, Shot In The Dark, Unconfirmed Reports

    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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    BirthplaceMontbéliard, France

    Episodes DirectedDays 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 nominated for three Academy Awards and a...  more

    #36 of 250 The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked#153 of 732 The Greatest Directors In Movie History#41 of 149 The Greatest Hollywood Screenwriters Of All-Time, Ranked

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    BirthplaceBeverly, Massachusetts

    Episodes DirectedBook of Judges, Fire In The Hole, Keep the Ends Out, Change Partners, Partners

    Guy Ferland (born February 18, 1966) is an American film and television director. ...  more
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    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, Raising...  more
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    Episodes DirectedJohn Doe, The Bear and the Maiden Fair, Thirty-Eight Snub, Dirty Loyal, Midnight Sun

    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 two...  more
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    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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    Age: 54

    BirthplaceUppsala, Sweden

    Episodes DirectedHermanos, 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....  more