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      Stephen Gyllenhaal

      Stephen Gyllenhaal

      Highest Rated: 54% A Dangerous Woman (1993)

      Lowest Rated: 44% Homegrown (1998)

      Birthday: Oct 4, 1949

      Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

      Although Stephen Gyllenhaal has several feature credits, he has distinguished himself primarily as a television director. After a childhood spent in rural Pennsylvania, he obtained his degree from Trinity College and embarked on a career making industrial films in NYC. He moved into TV with afternoon specials before settling in Los Angeles and finding steady work with primetime TV-movies, most based on true stories. Gyllenhaal first won attention for "The Abduction of Kari Swenson" (NBC, 1987), which managed to avoid sensationalization. He also steered the CBS miniseries "Family of Spies" (1990) and earned an Emmy nomination for "A Killing in a Small Town" (CBS, 1990) which featured a mesmerizing star turn by Barbara Hershey. Moving to fiction, he guided Hershey and Dennis Hopper to strong critical notices in "Paris Trout" (Showtime, 1991), based on the Pete Dexter novel. The film also was selected for the Directors Fortnight at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.



      45% 90% So B. It Director $46.0K 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet In Utero Producer - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet An Amish Murder Director - 2013
      50% 43% Grassroots Director,
      $6.5K 2012
      No Score Yet 86% Girl Fight Director - 2011
      No Score Yet 25% Crashing Writer (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet 14% Time Bomb Director - 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Warden Director - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Warden of Red Rock Director - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Resurrection Director - 1999
      No Score Yet 33% The Patron Saint of Liars Director,
      - 1998
      44% 50% Homegrown Director,
      $271.4K 1998
      No Score Yet 47% Shattered Mind Director,
      - 1996
      45% 73% Losing Isaiah Director $3.7M 1995
      54% 30% A Dangerous Woman Director $1.1M 1993
      53% 61% Waterland Director $1.1M 1992
      No Score Yet 56% Paris Trout Director - 1991
      No Score Yet 62% A Killing in a Small Town Director - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Promised a Miracle Director - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Leap of Faith Director - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Abduction of Kari Swenson Director - 1987
      No Score Yet 48% The New Kids Screenwriter - 1985
      No Score Yet 37% Certain Fury Director - 1985


      95% 91% Rectify Director 2014-2016
      43% 66% NYC 22 Director 2012
      No Score Yet 83% Blue Bloods Director 2010-2011
      No Score Yet 89% The Mentalist Director 2010
      No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Director 2006-2010
      No Score Yet 61% Army Wives Director 2008-2009
      93% 96% Everwood Director 2002
      57% No Score Yet Robbery Homicide Division Director 2002
      90% 96% The Shield Director 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet L.A. Doctors Director 1999
      77% 92% Twin Peaks Director 1991