|Other names||Alexander Graves|
|Occupation||Film director, television director, television producer, screenwriter|
Alex Graves was born and raised in El Dorado, Kansas.
He is well known for his work on the hit series The West Wing, where he served as director producer, supervising producer, co-executive producer, and ultimately executive producer. He won two Primetime Emmy Awards for his producing work on that series. He has also directed installments of Ally McBeal, Sports Night, The Practice, Pan Am and Shameless.
In 2010, he directed and executive produced the ABC pilot The Whole Truth. Which later went on to become a series.
In 2011, he directed a pilot for ABC entitled, Poe. A re-imagining of the life of the famed author, Edgar Allan Poe, which did not go to series.
Graves directed Episode 2 of the HBO program "The Newsroom," titled "News Night 2.0."
- "Primetime Emmy Awards and Nominations for Alex Graves". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved 23 March 2012.
- Alex Graves Credits. Accessed 15 February 2012.
- Phillip Noyce, Joe & Anthony Russo, and Alex Graves Set to Direct Pilots. Accessed 15 February 2012.
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