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Arlene Sanford

Highest Rated: 53% A Very Brady Sequel (1996)

Lowest Rated: 23% I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)

Birthday: Not Available

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Although not a well-known name to those outside the industry, Arlene Sanford became one of television's most prolific directors, with nearly 100 TV directing credits since the early '80s. Not one to be tied down by any specific genre, Sanford's directorial output spans all types of genres and mediums, including everything from multi-cam sitcoms like "Coach" (ABC 1989-1997), to made-for-TV-movies such as 2009's "12 Men of Christmas" (Lifetime). Throughout her career, Sanford has also made the leap into directing features. Her feature directorial debut came in 1996 when she helmed the spoof comedy, "A Very Brady Sequel," starring Gary Cole and Shelley Long. The film received mixed reviews, but proved that Sanford had the chops to easily helm projects on both the big and small screens. In recognition of her directorial work on TV, Sanford was honored with two Primetime Emmy nods, as well as nominations by the Director's Guild of America, thus underscoring her status as one of the small screen's most sought after and revered female directors.



No Score Yet 79% Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! Director - 2011
No Score Yet 38% 12 Men of Christmas Director - 2009
No Score Yet 31% Frank McKlusky, C.I. Director - 2002
23% 41% I'll Be Home for Christmas Director $12.2M 1998
53% 35% A Very Brady Sequel Director $21.4M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story Director - 1994


37% 82% Life Sentence Director 2018
No Score Yet 78% Madam Secretary Director 2016
90% 71% Nashville Director 2014-2015
No Score Yet 81% The Royals Director 2015
61% 91% Franklin & Bash Director 2013-2014
28% 43% Mind Games Director 2014
8% 86% Men at Work Director 2014
33% 69% Emily Owens, M.D. Director 2013
72% 88% Desperate Housewives Director 2010 2004-2005
No Score Yet 77% Medium Director 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Boys Director,
2008-2009 2006
84% 77% Grey's Anatomy Director 2008
91% 87% Monk Director 2008
86% 91% Boston Legal Director 2008 2004-2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Game Director 2006-2007
95% 98% Everybody Hates Chris Director 2007
21% No Score Yet 3 Lbs. Director 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Girlfriends Director 2005-2006
19% No Score Yet Pepper Dennis Director 2006
13% No Score Yet Love, Inc. Director 2005
74% 82% Arrested Development Director 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bad Girl's Guide Director 2005
83% No Score Yet Kevin Hill Director 2004
9% No Score Yet Rock Me Baby Director 2003-2004
58% No Score Yet I'm With Her Director 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eve Director 2003
93% 95% Everwood Director 2002-2003
No Score Yet 79% Dawson's Creek Director 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Go Fish Director 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Once and Again Director 2001
No Score Yet 92% Malcolm in the Middle Director 2000-2001
85% 85% Gilmore Girls Director 2000
75% 94% The West Wing Director 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Temporarily Yours Director 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Simon Director 1995
70% No Score Yet The Torkelsons Director 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Director 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Newhart Director 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dear John Director 1988
No Score Yet 90% The Wonder Years Director 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Designing Women Director 1987


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