Joseph L. Scanlan

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Joseph L. Scanlan
Born Joseph Lawrence Scanlan
(1929-08-16) August 16, 1929 (age 87) [1]
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Television & Film director
Years active 1954-2002

Joseph L. Scanlan (born Joseph Lawrence Scanlan August 16, 1929) is an American film and television director [2]who has also directed episodes for such popular TV shows as Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, What's Happening!!, Spenser: For Hire, Falcon Crest, Land of the Lost, and also the NBC-TV soap operas Somerset and Another World in the early 1970s. He also directed four episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation during its first season, and also, an episode of Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict.

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Scanlan was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (The Outer Limits) in 1995. He directed "The Big Goodbye" (Star Trek: The Next Generation) which won a Peabody award in 1987.

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