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Nutter at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2012.
|Born||1960 (age 53–54)
|Occupation||Television director, film director, television producer|
David Nutter (born 1960) is an American television and film director and television producer. He is best known for directing pilot episodes for television.
Early life and education
Nutter was born in 1960 and attended the University of Miami.
Nutter's big break came in 1993, when he began directing episodes of The X-Files. From there he would go on to direct the pilot, and help with the creation of, Space: Above and Beyond, Millennium, Sleepwalkers, Roswell, Dark Angel, Smallville, Tarzan, Without a Trace, Dr. Vegas, Jack & Bobby, Supernatural, Traveler, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Mentalist, and Shameless.
He also directed "Replacements", the fourth part of the mini-series Band of Brothers, and shared in that series's Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special. Other directing highlights include "Join the Club", an Emmy-nominated episode of The Sopranos, and the 1998 feature film Disturbing Behavior.
In 2012, Nutter directed episodes six and seven of Game of Thrones season 2. In 2013, he directed the last two episodes of season 3, including "The Rains of Castamere", with the now-infamous "Red Wedding" scene.
List of directed pilots
- Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures (1992)
- Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
- Millennium (1996)
- Sleepwalkers (1997)
- Roswell (1998)
- Dark Angel (1999)
- Smallville (2001)
- Without a Trace (2002)
- Dr. Vegas (2003)
- Tarzan (2003)
- Jack & Bobby (2004)
- Supernatural (2005)
- Traveler (2006)
- Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2007)
- The Mentalist (2008)
- Eastwick (2009)
- Chase (2010)
- The Doctor (2011)
- Arrow (2012)
- The Advocates (2013)
- The Flash (2014)