List of directors of The Simpsons

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Mike B. Anderson, the show's current supervising director.

The following is a list of directors who have worked on the Fox animated television series The Simpsons in the order of first credited episode (by broadcast). As of May 20, 2018, 38 people have been credited with directing or co-directing at least one episode of The Simpsons.

List of directors[edit]

# Director Number directed Duration Seasons Notes
1 David Silverman
24
1989–95, 2002, 2004–06, 2015 1–7, 14, 16–18, 26 Includes one co-directed with Kent Butterworth and one with Matthew Faughnan
Also directed The Simpsons Movie and The Longest Daycare
2 Wes Archer
26
1990–96 1–7 Includes one co-directed with Milton Gray
3 Gregg Vanzo
1
1990 1 Co-directed with Kent Butterworth
4 Kent Butterworth
2
1990 1 One directed with Gregg Vanzo and one with David Silverman
5 Rich Moore
17
1990–93 1–5 Includes one co-directed with Alan Smart
6 Milton Gray
2
1990, 1998 1, 9 Includes one co-directed with Wes Archer
7 Brad Bird
2
1990–91 1, 3 Includes one co-directed with Jeffrey Lynch
8 Mark Kirkland
82
1990–2018 2–29 Includes one co-directed with Matthew Nastuk
9 Jim Reardon
35
1990–2002, 2004 2–11, 13–15
10 Jeffrey Lynch
12
1991–96 3–7 Includes one co-directed with Brad Bird
11 Carlos Baeza
9
1991–94 3–5
12 Alan Smart
1
1991 3 Co-directed with Rich Moore
13 Bob Anderson
56
1993–2018 3–29 Includes one co-directed with Rob Oliver and one with Matthew Schofield
14 Susie Dietter
11
1994–98, 2007 5–9, 18
15 Swinton O. Scott III
7
1995–99 6–7, 9–10
16 Steven Dean Moore
67
1995–2006, 2008–18 6–29
17 Dominic Polcino
7
1995–98 7–10
18 Mike B. Anderson
25
1996–99, 2001–06, 2008, 2015 7–19, 21, 27 Includes two co-directed with Ralph Sosa and one with Matthew Schofield
19 Chuck Sheetz
19
1997, 2001–02, 2007–14 8, 12–13, 18–26
20 Pete Michels
11
1997–99, 2002–03 8–11, 13–14
21 Neil Affleck
7
1997–2000 8–12
22 Mark Ervin
3
1998–99 9–10
23 Klay Hall
1
1998 9
24 Matthew Nastuk
45
1998–2018 10–29 Includes one co-directed with Mark Kirkland
25 Nancy Kruse
25
1999–2010 10–22
26 Michael Polcino
31
2000–03, 2005–18 11–14, 16–29
27 Lance Kramer
21
2000–03, 2005, 2007–12, 2014–18 11–14, 16, 18–23, 25–26, 28–29
28 Michael Marcantel
7
2000–03, 2005–06 11–14, 16–18
29 Jen Kamerman
3
2000–01 11–13
30 Shaun Cashman
1
2000 12
31 Lauren MacMullan
7
2001–04 12–16
32 Chris Clements
22
2003, 2006, 2008–18 14, 18–29
33 Raymond S. Persi
10
2005–10 16–21
34 Ralph Sosa
4
2006, 2008–10 18–20, 22 Includes two co-directed with Mike B. Anderson
35 Matthew Faughnan
14
2006–17 18, 20–29 Includes one co-directed with David Silverman
36 Rob Oliver
18
2007, 2009, 2011–18 18–21, 23–29 Includes one co-directed with Bob Anderson
37 Matthew Schofield
6
2009–14 21–25 Includes one co-directed with Mike B. Anderson and one with Bob Anderson
38 Timothy Bailey
10
2011–12, 2014–18 23–29

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