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John David Coles

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Birthplace: USA

A director and producer known for his discerning taste, John David Coles specializes in character-driven stories for TV and film. He got his start in the business as an apprentice editor under directors Arthur Penn and Francis Ford Coppola, working on the latter's 1983 youth drama "Rumble Fish" and his period drama "The Cotton Club," where he graduated to assistant film editor. He began his own directorial career working on TV directing episodes of series and made-for-TV films such as "Darrow," an historical recreation starring Kevin Spacey. Another early effort was the well-received feature "Signs of Life," starring Beau Bridges. His breakthrough, however, came in 1999 when he began directing episodes of the hit romantic comedy "Sex and the City." This led to many other high-profile directorial assignments, including Aaron Sorkin's White House drama "The West Wing," the critically acclaimed crime drama "Thief," and the cult satire "Desperate Housewives." Coles has also been executive producer for several shows he has worked on, most notably the popular procedural "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."



No Score Yet No Score Yet Trump Unauthorized Director - 2005
No Score Yet 0% Songs in Ordinary Time Producer - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Friends at Last Director - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story Director - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Good Fight Director - 1992
No Score Yet 30% Darrow Director - 1991
No Score Yet 40% Rising Son Director - 1990
No Score Yet 22% Signs of Life Director $11.1K 1989


45% 71% Law & Order: Organized Crime Director 2021
No Score Yet 40% FBI: Most Wanted Director 2020
No Score Yet 89% Berlin Station Director 2017
85% 86% Homeland Director 2015
77% 76% House of Cards Director 2014-2015
81% 82% Power Director 2014
95% 89% Elementary Director 2012-2013
No Score Yet 70% Unforgettable Director 2011-2012
70% 72% Pan Am Director 2012
66% 70% A Gifted Man Director 2012
No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Director 2001 2006 2010
21% No Score Yet 3 Lbs. Director 2006
47% No Score Yet Saved Director 2006
84% 77% Grey's Anatomy Director 2005
72% 88% Desperate Housewives Director 2005
88% No Score Yet Jack & Bobby Director 2004
95% No Score Yet Karen Sisco Director 2003
75% 95% The West Wing Director 2002-2003
70% 82% Sex and the City Director 1999-2000 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wonderland Executive Producer 2000