- Not to be confused with Rob Hardy, another television director.
|Born||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
Rod Hardy (born in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian television and film director.
His interest in film began before the age of 12, when he shot several short films on his brother’s 8 mm film camera. Rod has over 350 hours of credits directing television drama in his native Australia.
Having honed his directing and producing skills in Australia, Hardy moved to Los Angeles in 1992 to launch his American career. His first assignment was to direct Lies and Lullabies the traumatic life story of pregnant cocaine addicts, starring Susan Dey and Piper Laurie. The movie was awarded the Scott Newman Award (founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in memory of their son) that is presented annually to the production that best illustrates the degradation of and triumph over drug addiction.
- Under Capricorn (1984) (TV miniseries)
- The Mentalist
- Leverage (TV series)
- Mental (TV series)
- Saving Grace (TV series)
- Dollhouse (TV series)
- Burn Notice
- Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV series)
- December Boys
- The X-Files
- High Noon
- Two For Texas
- Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- Robinson Crusoe (1997 film)
- 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997 Village Roadshow film)
- Buffalo Girls
- The Yearling (1994 film)
- Rio Diablo
- Lies and Lullabies
- Prisoner (TV series)
- Thirst (1979 film)
- Missing Ocean Bubbles
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