Sandy Smolan

Sandy Smolan

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Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Though the prolific Sandy Smolan eventually established himself as one of Hollywood's most versatile TV directors, he made his career breakthrough with a movie--1987's "Rachel River," a Sundance-winning drama that featured his future wife Pamela Reed. But even though Smolan earned a great deal of acclaim (and a spouse) from his debut venture into motion pictures, he immediately plunged head-first into television work, starting with a one-off directing job on an episode of the educational series "ABC Afterschool Specials." His talents were recognized quickly, and in the late '80s and '90s, Smolan was a hot commodity as a director, working on programs as diverse as the family comedy "Doogie Howser, M.D.," the influential dramedy "Northern Exposure," and the offbeat fantasy-comedy "Ally McBeal." There was never a shortage of quality work for the director, who tended to work on one-off episodes rather than extended stints. But that started to change as the '90s turned into the 2000s, starting with a four-episode run on the teen romance "Dawson's Creek." But unlike many of his director peers, Smolan refused to be pigeonholed into a genre, working on shows like the crime-comedy "The District," the slick romantic comedy "The O.C.," and the comedy "First Day."



No Score Yet No Score Yet The Human Face of Big Data Director,
- 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet 12 Stones Director,
- 2009
No Score Yet 88% Beach Girls Director - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Place to Be Loved Director - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vietnam War Story: The Last Days Director - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachel River Director - 1987


No Score Yet No Score Yet First Day Director 2010
75% 65% Greek Director 2008
56% No Score Yet Men in Trees Director 2008
60% No Score Yet Eli Stone Director 2008
11% No Score Yet October Road Director 2007-2008
79% 84% Brothers & Sisters Director 2007
93% 96% Everwood Director 2003-2005
10% No Score Yet The Mountain Director 2004
No Score Yet 68% One Tree Hill Director 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The District Director 2000-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder Director 2000-2001
No Score Yet 79% Dawson's Creek Director 1999-2000
100% No Score Yet Now and Again Director 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack & Jill Director 2000
57% No Score Yet Legacy Director 1998-1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Hope Director 1998 1996
14% No Score Yet Love Boat: The Next Wave Director 1998
0% No Score Yet Dellaventura Director 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Weird Science Director 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Second Noah Director 1996
82% No Score Yet Picket Fences Director 1995


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