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List of Famous Television Directors

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List of famous television directors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top television directors in the world? This includes the most prominent television directors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable television directors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic television directors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned television directors.

This list is made up of many different people, including Pamela Anderson and Tyler Perry.

From reputable, prominent, and well known television directors to the lesser known television directors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the television director field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous television directors ever?" and "What are the names of famous television directors?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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  • Courteney Cox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Television Directors
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