Rob Hardy

Rob Hardy

Highest Rated: 54% Think Like a Man (2012)

Lowest Rated: 12% No Good Deed (2014)

Birthday: Jul 22, 1971

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Writer-director Rob Hardy is a versatile filmmaker and industry executive who produced some of the most financially successful independent films of the 2000s, including the 2007 step-dancing drama "Stomp the Yard." He has flexed his directorial muscles working in multiple genres, from the musical drama of "The Gospel" to the love-triangle thriller franchise "Trois." A move to television in 2007 led to gigs directing episodes of the forensic detective series "Bones," the medical drama "E.R.," and the 2008 mini-series "Heroes: The Recruit," a tie-in that provided the back-story to writer-producer Tim Kring's successful, super-powered 2006-2010 series, "Heroes." In 2011, Hardy directed a series of episodes of "Criminal Minds." One of these, "The Bittersweet Science," reunited him with actress Kelsey Scott, who had co-starred in Hardy's first feature, 1994's "Chocolate City" and scripted both installments of his "Motives" thriller franchise. Hardy's career-long collaboration with producer Will Packer began when they met as undergraduate engineering students at Florida A&M University. In 1994, the duo co-founded would-be indie powerhouse Rainforest Films, which--along with the 2006 launch of Tyler Perry Studios--would do more than anyone since perhaps Ted Turner to boost Atlanta's film industry clout. In 2011, Hardy launched Bounce TV, a broadcast network marketed toward African-Americans.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
12% 55% No Good Deed Executive Producer $52.5M 2014
23% 59% Think Like a Man Too Executive Producer $65.1M 2014
54% 79% Think Like a Man Executive Producer $91.5M 2012
No Score Yet 34% Stomp the Yard: Homecoming Director - 2010
No Score Yet 56% Three Can Play That Game Producer - 2007
25% 82% Stomp the Yard Executive Producer $61.4M 2007
No Score Yet 57% Puff, Puff, Pass Executive Producer - 2006
32% 75% The Gospel Director,
Writer
$15.8M 2005
No Score Yet 81% Trois: The Escort Executive Producer - 2004
No Score Yet 82% Motives Producer - 2004
No Score Yet 85% Pandora's Box Director $882.0K 2002
No Score Yet 70% Trois Director,
Writer
$1.2M 2000

TV

Credit
96% 63% All American Director,
Executive Producer
2018-2021
94% 76% DC's Stargirl Director 2020
93% 80% Evil Director 2020
97% 74% Doom Patrol Director 2019
92% 50% Black Lightning Director 2019
81% 81% Power Director 2015-2018
64% 92% Deception Director 2018
100% 64% The Quad Executive Producer,
Director
2017-2018
No Score Yet 88% Step Up: High Water Director 2018
88% 85% How to Get Away With Murder Director 2015 2017
63% 95% Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Director 2017
89% 65% The Flash Director 2015-2017
86% 69% The Vampire Diaries Director 2010-2013 2016
92% 57% black-ish Director 2016
86% 62% Arrow Director 2014 2016
84% 76% Grey's Anatomy Director 2013 2015
84% 68% The Originals Director 2014-2015
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Director 2009-2014
82% 87% Castle Director 2013
36% 46% Cult Director 2013
No Score Yet 38% 90210 Director 2011-2012