Robert Scheerer (born December 28, 1928 in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.) is an American film and television director, actor and producer. His most notable work includes directing Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. He has received three Emmy Award (American television) nominations for directing Fame. He received an Emmy Award for Best Director in 1964 for The Danny Kaye Show. He made his Broadway debut in the musical Lend an Ear in 1948, appearing with Carol Channing, Gene Nelson, and won a Theatre World Award for his performance for outstanding debut. He also appeared as a dancer in the 1943 film Mister Big and many other films with the tap group "The Jivin Jacks and Jills". He is currently retired and living in Valley Village, California.