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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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    BirthplaceWarsaw, Second Polish Republic

    NationalityPoland

    Episodes DirectedNajwyższy nakaz, Powołanie, Dług i atak, Moral Midgetry, Ucieczka

    Agnieszka Holland (born 28 November 1948) is a Polish film and television director and...  more
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    Alexander "Alex" Zakrzewski is an American television director and cinematographer. He has...  more
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    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedChild of the Moon, Plaisir D'Amour, Evil is Going On, The Things About Heroes, Tijuana Brass

    Anthony Harold Hemingway (born 1977) is an American film and television director. He has...  more
  • 4

    BirthplaceMadison, Connecticut, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedBones of Contention, And Those We've Left Behind, Orpheus Descending, A Good Day's WorK, Immortality

    Brad Anderson (born 1964) is an American film director, producer and writer. A director of...  more
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    Christine Moore may refer to: Christine Moore (director), American television...  more
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    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedFull Court Press, Cardiac, The Detail, That's All Right, Mama

    Clark Johnson (born September 10, 1954), sometimes credited as Clark "Slappy" Jackson, Clarque...  more

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    BirthplaceMontego Bay, Jamaica

    NationalityCanada, Jamaica

    Episodes DirectedVanished, Desperate Hours, Some Kind of Love, A Voice In The Dark, The Magician

    Clement Virgo (born June 1, 1966) is a Canadian film and television writer, producer and...  more
  • 8

    Dan Attias

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedState of Sledge, Dennis and Dee Go on Welfare, Crush, Kill Zone, Hopeless

    Daniel Attias (born December 4, 1951) is an American television director and producer. Attias'...  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceChadderton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Episodes DirectedDarkness For Light, Phobia, Fools for Love, Pretend, Art

    David Andrew Platt (born 10 June 1966) is an English former professional footballer who played...  more

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    David Platt is an American film and television director. He has directed many episodes of Law...  more
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    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Episodes DirectedTook

    Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor, director, and...  more

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    Ed Bianchi

    Age: 78

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedThe Wire, Matthew 22:10, The Starting Line, His Visit: Day Four, Reformation

    Edward Bianchi (born April 24, 1942) is an American television director and producer. He is...  more
  • 13

    BirthplacePaso Robles, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedChapter Nine, Recreation, Another Perfect Day, Shari Noble, Duke Collins

    Elodie Keene (born April 10, 1949 in Berkeley, California) is an American film/television...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited 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...  more
  • 15
    Gloria Muzio is an American theatre and television director. She has worked on a number of TV...  more
  • 16

    Jim McKay

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedMaltese Cross, Meet De Boys on the Battlefront, Slip, Frances: Week Two, Dignity

    Jim McKay, is an American film and television director, producer and writer. He has directed...  more
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    Joseph "Joe" Chappelle is an American screenwriter, producer, and director of film and...  more
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    Leslie Libman is an American television director. She also directed commercials and music...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Yugoslavia, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

    NationalityRepublic of Macedonia

    Episodes DirectedGame Day

    Milcho Manchevski (Macedonian: Милчо Манчевски [ˈmilt͡ʃɔ ˈmant͡ʃɛfski] (listen)) is a New...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary

    NationalityHungary

    Episodes DirectedPrivate Channel, Grace Note, The Pager, Damned If You Do, Scene Steelers

    Peter Medak (born Medák Péter, 23 December 1937) is a Hungarian-born film director and...  more
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    Rob Baieu

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    Rob Bailey is an English television director. He has directed episodes of The Wire, CSI: Crime...  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceBarbados

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedThe Last Gamble, Storm Warnings

    Robert Bailey may refer to: Rob Bailey (cricketer) (born 1963), English cricketer and...  more
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    Robert F. Colesberry

    Dec. at 58 (1946-2004)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedPort in a Storm

    Robert F. "Bob" Colesberry Jr. (March 7, 1946 – February 9, 2004) was an American film and...  more
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    Seith Mann

    Age: 47

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Episodes DirectedThe Great Escape, Slums of Bayou Hills, Boys & Girls, Microphallus, Patriots And Tyrants (Alternate Ending)

    Seith Mann (born 1973) is an American film and television director. He directed the...  more