Henry Chan

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Henry Chan
Other namesHenry F. Chan
OccupationTelevision director
Years active1984–present

Henry F. Chan (Chinese: 陳發中) is an American film and television director. He has directed over 200 episodes of television for all major U.S. networks. In 2013 he directed his first Chinese language film 100 Days (真愛100天) in Taiwan.

At the beginning of his career, Henry won a Primetime Emmy Award for editing The Cosby Show in 1986, he was also nominated again the following year.[1] He made his directorial debut, directing The Cosby Show spin-off A Different World. He has since directed episodes of --The Comedy Get Down, Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life, Fresh Off the Boat, Zoe Ever After, A to Z, Growing Up Fisher, The Neighbors, Whitney, Don't Trust The B.... in Apt. 23, 10 Things I hate about you, Let's Stay Together, Kitchen Confidential, Living Single, Moesha, The Parkers, Girlfriends, The King of Queens, Scrubs, Lizzie McGuire and a few other series.

Henry's Chinese comedy series "Rich House, Poor House" 王子富愁记,aired on YOUKU in January 2018. In 2003, Henry directed his first film Gas starring Flex Alexander and Khalil Kain.


  1. ^ "Primetime Emmy award and nominations for Henry Chan". Primetime Emmy® Award database. Retrieved July 15, 2011.

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