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List of The Wire Directors

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

List is made up of a variety of items, including Dominic West and Clark Johnson.

This list helps answer the questions, “Who directed The Wire?” and "What is a list of The Wire directors?"
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Agnieszka Holland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 71
Agnieszka Holland is a Polish film and TV director as well as screenwriter. Best known for her political contributions to Polish cinema, Holland is one of Poland's most eminent filmmakers. She ...more
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Alex Zakrzewski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Alexander "Alex" Zakrzewski is an American television director and cinematographer. He has directed episodes of Cold Case, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special ...more
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Anthony Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 42
Anthony Hemingway is an American film and television director. He is well known for his work on CSI:NY, Treme, True Blood and Shameless. Before becoming a director he worked extensively as an ...more
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Brad Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 55
Brad Anderson is an American film director, producer and writer. A director of thriller and horror films and television projects, he is best known for having directed The Machinist, starring ...more
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Christine Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Christine Moore is an American television director. She has directed episodes of The Wire, Treme, CSI: NY, and other television series.
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Clark Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 65
Clark Johnson, sometimes credited as Clark "Slappy" Jackson, Clarque Johnson, and J. Clark Johnson, is an American actor and director who has worked in both television and film.
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Clement Virgo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 53
Clement Virgo is a Canadian filmmaker. His latest feature, the boxing drama Poor Boy's Game, stars Danny Glover and Rossif Sutherland. The film world-premiered at the 2007 Berlin International ...more
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Dan Attias is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 68
Daniel Attias is an American television director and producer. Attias' career has spanned three decades and during this time he has directed a significant number of popular primetime television ...more
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David Platt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 53
David Andrew Platt is an English former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder. Most recently he was Assistant Manager at Manchester City until his ...more
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David Platt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Wire Directors
David Platt is a thrice Emmy-nominated American film and television director. He has directed many episodes of Law & Order and its spin-off Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as ...more
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Dominic West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 50
Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West is an English actor. He is best known for portraying Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama series The Wire, and won the award for Leading Actor at the ...more
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Ed Bianchi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 77
Edward Bianchi is an American television director and producer. Bianchi was a producer on the HBO original series Deadwood.
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Elodie Keene is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 70
Elodie Keene is an American film/television director, producer and editor. As a television director her credits include ER, NYPD Blue, The Practice, Ally McBeal, Charmed, Felicity, The Wire, ...more
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Ernest R. Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 68
Ernest Roscoe Dickerson A.S.C. is an American film director and cinematographer. As a cinematographer, he is known for his frequent collaborations with Spike Lee. As a director, he is known for ...more
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Gloria Muzio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Gloria Muzio is an American theatre and television director. She has worked on a number of TV shows including Criminal Minds, Brothers & Sisters, The Black Donnellys, The Closer, ER, Third ...more
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Jim McKay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 53
Jim McKay is an American film and television director, producer and writer. He has directed episodes of The Wire, Treme, Big Love, and Criminal Intent as well as writing and directing Everyday ...more
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Joe Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Joe Chappelle is an American film director and writer and television director and producer.
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Leslie Libman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Leslie Libman is an American television director. She also directed commercials and music videos.
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Milčo Mančevski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 60
Milcho Manchevski, is a Macedonian-born, New York-based Academy award-nominated writer-director, photographer and artist.
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Peter Medak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 82
Peter Medak is a Hungarian-born film director and television director of British and American productions.
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Rob Baieu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Rob Baieu
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Rob Bailey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Rob Bailey is an English television director. He has directed episodes of The Wire, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Without a Trace. He is a producer and regular director for CSI: NY. For The ...more
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Robert Bailey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 51
Robert Martin Bailey is a former American football cornerback who played eleven seasons for six teams, the Los Angeles Rams, the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins, the Detroit Lions, and ...more
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Robert F. Colesberry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Wire Directors
Dec. at 58 (1946-2004)
Robert F. "Bob" Colesberry, Jr. was an American film and television producer, best known as a co-creator of the television series The Wire for HBO, executive producer of the miniseries ...more
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Seith Mann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of The Wire Directors
age 46
Seith Mann is an American film and television director. He directed the award-winning Five Deep Breaths and has gone on to direct for The Wire, Grey's Anatomy and Fringe.