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James Burrows

Highest Rated:   80% Eden Lake (2008)
Lowest Rated:   13% Inbred (2011)
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In 1966, was an assistant stage manager on his father's short-lived musical version of Breakfast at Tiffany's. The production starred Mary Tyler Moore, and Burrows contacted her in 1974 to get his first job as a TV director on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Was honored in 1996 with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Comedy Awards. As of 2006, has received four Directors Guild of America Awards. In 1998, returned to theater after a nearly 25-year absence to direct John Mahoney in a revival of The Man Who Came to Dinner at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company. Directed every episode of Will & Grace during its eight-season run. Appeared as himself on the 2005 TV series The Comeback. Named his production company, 3 Sisters Entertainment, after his three daughters by his first wife.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
65% U Want Me 2 Kill Him?
  • Ryan Robins
2014
13% Inbred
  • Tim
2011
43% Robin Hood
  • Feral Child
$105.3M 2010
80% Eden Lake
  • Harry
2008
No Score Yet Partners
  • Director
1982

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
62% Superior Donuts
2017
  • Director
  • 2017
21% Man With a Plan
2016
  • Director
  • 2017
  • 2016
32% Crowded
2015
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2016
No Score Yet 2 Broke Girls
2011
  • Director
  • 2016
  • 2011
No Score Yet Mike & Molly
2010-2016
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
46% The Millers
2013-2015
  • Director
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
10% Friends With Better Lives
2014
  • Director
  • 2014
22% Sean Saves the World
2013-2014
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2014
  • 2013
65% The Comeback
2005-2014
  • Himself Jimmy
  • 2014
  • 2005
82% The Big Bang Theory
2007
  • Director
  • 2013
  • 2007
18% Partners
2012
  • Director
  • 2012
0% $#* ! My Dad Says
2010-2011
  • Director
  • 2010
0% 100 Questions
2010
  • Director
  • 2010
9% Romantically Challenged
2010
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2010
23% Gary Unmarried
2008-2010
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
No Score Yet Will & Grace
1998-2006
  • Director
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet Two and a Half Men
2003-2015
  • Director
  • 2003
No Score Yet Frasier
1993-2004
  • Director
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Cheers
1982-1993
  • Creator
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
  • 1982
No Score Yet Friends
2004
  • Director

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