Richard Shepard

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Richard Shepard
Born1965 (age 53–54)
New York City, New York, United States
Partner(s)Jennifer Konner

Richard Shepard (born 1965) is an American film and television director and screenwriter.[1]


Shepard was born in New York City, New York. Shepard's father was from an Austro-Hungarian-Jewish background and his mother was of Armenian descent.[2]

In 2007 Shepard received a Directors Guild of America Award and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for the television pilot Ugly Betty. Shepard's next film, The Perfection, is being financed by Miramax, and is planned to start production in early 2018.[3] It was released in 2019 by Netflix.



  1. ^ "Richard Shepard". The New York Times. Archived from the original on October 15, 2007.
  2. ^ Aram Arkun (2012-06-15). "The Two Hollywood Worlds of Richard Shepard". The Armenian Mirror-Spectator.
  3. ^ Mike Fleming Jr. (2017-09-13). "Miramax Buys Richard Shepard's Next Pic, 'The Perfection'". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-10-15.

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