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Duane Clark

Highest Rated: 40% Shaking the Tree (1991)

Lowest Rated: 40% Shaking the Tree (1991)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Sometimes folks in show business get to follow in the footsteps of their famous parents, but in Duane Clark's case, that wasn't possible: his father, legendary television presenter Dick Clark, remained so beloved and with such staying power that the son had to blaze his own trail in Hollywood. Acting was an early choice, but Clark's first role was in the legendary 1985 action bomb "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins," which didn't exactly set the casting offices abuzz. Clark moved into television writing with the short-lived midlife-romance comedy "A Brand New Life" in 1989, and then broke onto the big screen by co-writing and directing the indie "Shaking the Tree," a Generation X comedy-drama costarring Courteney Cox before "Friends" made her a star. A handful of other feature films followed through the 1990s, including the 1997 festival hit "Soulmates," but by the dawn of the 2000s, Clark had established himself as a reliable television director by helming episodes of hits like the family drama "Providence" and David E. Kelley's quirky dramas "The Practice" and "Boston Public." Clark also maintained a long-term connection with the "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" franchise, directing multiple episodes of the Las Vegas-set original police procedural as well as its Miami and New York spinoffs. The 2008 mystery thriller miniseries "XIII: The Conspiracy" was popular enough that in 2011 Clark began directing and executive-producing a sequel series.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gilda Radner: It's Always Something Director - 2002
No Score Yet 60% Kiss My Act Director - 2001
No Score Yet 38% Family Tree Director $12.5K 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valentine's Day Director - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soulmates Director,
Writer
- 1997
No Score Yet 26% Bitter Harvest Director - 1993
40% 33% Shaking the Tree Director - 1991

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 73% Hawaii Five-0 Director 2019-2020 2013 2011
No Score Yet 75% MacGyver Director 2020 2017-2018
57% 80% Magnum P.I. Director 2018
No Score Yet 55% Somewhere Between Director 2017
25% 72% Of Kings and Prophets Director 2016
47% 69% The Messengers Director 2015
86% 83% Graceland Director 2014-2015
56% 67% Hostages Director 2013
67% 82% Vegas Director 2012-2013
No Score Yet 84% CSI: New York Director 2009-2012 2005-2007
31% No Score Yet Three Rivers Director 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet XIII: The Conspiracy Director 2008
41% No Score Yet Meadowlands Director 2007
54% 82% Jericho Director 2006
No Score Yet 84% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Director 2004-2006
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Director 2004-2005
No Score Yet 65% One Tree Hill Director 2003-2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Director 2000-2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Guardian Director 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highlander: The Series Director 1995-1996

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