Alex Graves

Alex Graves

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Birthday: Jul 23, 1965

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Alex Graves' directing career began the same way as many other young filmmakers of his generation: Seeing "Star Wars" as a boy in 1977. Graves made his way from small-town Kansas in the 1980s to follow in hero's footsteps, attending George Lucas's alma mater, USC film school. Graves seemed headed down his idol's auteur path with his first two projects, feature films he wrote and directed: the moody, restrained "The Crude Oasis" and the thriller "Casualties." Instead, Graves's path veered to television, where he directed a few episodes of the legal drama "Ally McBeal," followed by several episodes of "Sports Night," Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed but short-lived dramedy about a "Sportscenter"-like show. Sorkin tapped Graves to play a larger role in his next television project, "The West Wing," where Graves would serve as co-producer for most of the show's run; he would also direct over 30 episodes. Graves has described this acclaimed White House political drama as "the greatest graduate school you could go through." Since "The West Wing," Graves put his "graduate" education to use by increasingly directing TV pilots (often science-fiction themed) such as "Journeyman," the Steven Spielberg-produced "Terra Nova," and Fox's paranormal thriller "Fringe." In 2011, he completed "Poe," which reimagines the famous American poet of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, as a detective.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 33% Casualties Director - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Crude Oasis Director,
Producer
$13.1K 1995

TV

Credit
81% 91% Snowfall Director 2018
32% 66% Taken Executive Producer 2017-2018
No Score Yet 67% S.W.A.T. Director 2018
77% 76% House of Cards Director 2016
85% 85% Homeland Director 2014-2015
53% 82% Proof Executive Producer 2015
85% 83% Shameless USA Director 2015 2012
89% 85% Game of Thrones Director 2013-2014
58% 72% 666 Park Avenue Executive Producer,
Director
2012-2013
88% 93% Longmire Director 2012
70% 72% Pan Am Director 2011
57% No Score Yet The Whole Truth Director 2010
44% No Score Yet Journeyman Executive Producer 2007
100% No Score Yet The Nine Executive Producer,
Director
2006-2007
75% 95% The West Wing Director,
Producer
1999-2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Director 2000-2001
50% No Score Yet Gideon's Crossing Director 2000
90% 100% Sports Night Director 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet L.A. Doctors Director 1999
88% No Score Yet Michael Hayes Director 1998

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