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Nutter at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2015.
|Born||1960 (age 54–55)
|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 infamous "Red Wedding" scene.
In 2014, he returned to the HBO series Game of Thrones to direct episodes 9 and 10 of Season 5. For episode 10, he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.
List of directed pilots
- 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)
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- Nellie Andreeva. "Several Broadcast Pilots Book Directors". Deadline.
- Michael Calia. "‘Game of Thrones’ Director on Why One Death Wasn’t Shown". WSJ.
- "Game of Thrones Season 5: What We Know So Far". Watchers On The Wall. August 1, 2014. Retrieved February 6, 2015.