|Born||Wilton, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Occupation||American film and television director|
|Spouse(s)||Sally Menke (1986–2010; her death; 2 children)|
Aldo L. "Dean" Parisot is an Oscar-winning American film and television director. He won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for The Appointments of Dennis Jennings, which was co-written and starred comedian Steven Wright, with whom he shares the award. Among his television credits are episodes of Monk (including the two-hour pilot "Mr. Monk and the Candidate"), Northern Exposure and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Parisot was born in Wilton, Connecticut, to Ellen James (née Lewis), a painter and art teacher, and Aldo Parisot, a Brazilian-born, well-known cellist and pedagogue. He graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He took part in the Sundance Institute's June Lab.
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