Stephen Surjik

Stephen Surjik

Highest Rated: 60% Wayne's World 2 (1993)

Lowest Rated: 56% I Want Candy (2007)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

One of the numerous Canadian entertainment pros who made their way over the border, Stephen Surjik worked steadily as a TV director in Hollywood, dipping occasionally into films. He was born in Saskatchewan and studied in Montreal, finding early success with his student efforts. After working in various production capacities, he stepped up to director and soon got work helming several episodes of the landmark ensemble comedy sketch TV series "The Kids in the Hall" (1990). That show was a big hit in the United States as well as in its native country, so Hollywood beckoned Surjik. It was there that the director won his first big movie assignment, directing fellow Canadian Mike Meyers in "Wayne's World 2," the sequel to the popular rock-and-roll slacker comedy. Although that film was successful, its director was seemingly more at home creating TV shows. He did scores of them, taking the lead on episodes of series such as the science-fiction-meets-FBI procedural, "The X-Files" ('93), and espionage action series "Burn Notice" ('07). Numerous TV movies also have Surjik listed in the credits as director, including the Larry Gelbart-scripted "Weapons of Mass Distraction" ('97), about the cutthroat battle between two billionaires for control of a football team.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
56% 38% I Want Candy Director - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Intelligence Director - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery Director - 2005
No Score Yet 50% Weapons of Mass Distraction Director - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Criminals Director - 1995
60% 63% Wayne's World 2 Director $46.2M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mary Silliman's War Director - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grand Larceny Director - 1991

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 59% FBI Director 2021 2019
54% 62% Instinct Director 2019
71% 53% Designated Survivor Director 2017
92% 76% Person of Interest Director 2012-2016
86% 83% Graceland Director 2014-2015
89% 64% The Flash Director 2015
86% 61% Arrow Director 2014
38% 86% Reckless Director 2014
71% 80% No Ordinary Family Director 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shattered Director 2010
82% 88% Warehouse 13 Producer 2009
No Score Yet 86% Flashpoint Director 2008-2009
91% 87% Monk Director 2006
73% No Score Yet The Handler Director 2003-2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soul Food Director 2001
57% No Score Yet Legacy Director 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Due South Director 1998
74% 86% The X-Files Director 1994

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