Michael W. Watkins

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Michael W. Watkins
Occupation Cinematographer, television director, television producer
Years active 1976–present
Spouse(s) Melissa Trueblood

Michael W. Watkins (often credited as Michael Watkins) is an American cinematographer, television director and television producer. He has worked on Smallville, Boomtown The X-Files, and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Monk, Law & Order, No Ordinary Family, Warehouse 13 and several other film and television series.[1] he also directed the made for TV movies Deadlocked (2000), The Rockford Files (2010), as well as the 2004 TV minseries 5ive Days to Midnight.

Watkins has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for his cinematography work on Quantum Leap.[2]

As a producer, Watkins also produced episodes of Brooklyn South, Smallville, The X-Files, Prison Break, Blacklist, as well as the 2001 made-for-TV movie Semper Fi.

Watkins is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (A.S.C.)[3]

Selected television credits[edit]

- "Illusions of Grandeur" (1994), director
- "Whine, Whine, Whine" (1995), director
- "Ordinary People" (1995)
- "Chip Off the Old Clark" (1995)
- "X-Cops" (2000)
- "Sein und Zeit" (2000)
- "The Sixth Extinction" (2000)
- "Arcadia" (2000)
- "Tithonus" (2000)
- "Metamorphosis" (2001)
- "Jitters" (2001)
- "No Ordinary Brother" (2010)
- "Lonely Hearts" (2011)


  1. ^ Michael Watkins, Yahoo! TV
  2. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards and Nominations for Michael Watkins". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved November 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biography". Director Michael Watkins. Retrieved August 12, 2012.

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