Biography

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Robert Jay "Bobby" Roth (born 1950) is a television and film director, screenwriter and producer.

Roth began his tertiary education at the University of California, Berkeley studying philosophy and creative writing before earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema at the University of Southern California in 1972. He continued his education at the University of California, Los Angeles enrolling in the Master of Fine Arts program and received his graduate degree in motion picture production in 1975.

In the following year, he wrote, produced and directed his first film, Independence Day.

Since then, Roth has written, produced, and directed dozens of television and feature films and episodes. His 1984 film Heartbreakers was entered into the 35th Berlin International Film Festival. TV series he's worked on include, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Numb3rs, Commander in Chief, Without a Trace, New Amsterdam, Raising the Bar, Criminal Minds, Prison Break, Lost, FlashForward, Fringe, Life Unexpected, V, The Mentalist, Revenge, and Breakout Kings.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Robert Jay "Bobby" Roth (born 1950) is a television and film director, screenwriter and producer.

Roth began his tertiary education at the University of California, Berkeley studying philosophy and creative writing before earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema at the University of Southern California in 1972. He continued his education at the University of California, Los Angeles enrolling in the Master of Fine Arts program and received his graduate degree in motion picture production in 1975.

In the following year, he wrote, produced and directed his first film, Independence Day.

Since then, Roth has written, produced, and directed dozens of television and feature films and episodes. His 1984 film Heartbreakers was entered into the 35th Berlin International Film Festival. TV series he's worked on include, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Numb3rs, Commander in Chief, Without a Trace, New Amsterdam, Raising the Bar, Criminal Minds, Prison Break, Lost, FlashForward, Fringe, Life Unexpected, V, The Mentalist, Revenge, and Breakout Kings.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1950-01-01

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Robert J. Roth
  • Robert Jay Roth

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Edge of Fear Director
2016 MacGyver (2 episodes)Director
2015 The Player (1 episode)Director
2014 Scorpion (2 episodes)Director
2014 The Last Ship (1 episode)Director
2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (5 episodes)Director
2013 Mistresses (1 episode)Director
2011 The Killing Game Director
2011 Revenge (3 episodes)Director
2010 Reviving Ophelia Director
2010 Shattered (1 episode)Director
2010 Life Unexpected (1 episode)Director
2009 FlashForward (5 episodes)Director
2008 The Mentalist (2 episodes)Director
2008 Fringe (1 episode)Director
2008 Raising the Bar (1 episode)Director
2008 New Amsterdam (1 episode)Director
2007 Lincoln Heights (2 episodes)Director
2006 Vanished (1 episode)Director
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)Director
2005 Berkeley Director
2005 Commander in Chief (2 episodes)Director
2005 Criminal Minds (2 episodes)Director
2005 Prison Break (15 episodes)Director
2005 Grey's Anatomy (1 episode)Director
2005 Blind Justice (3 episodes)Director
2004 Lost (3 episodes)Director
2004 Brave New Girl Director
2003 The Elizabeth Smart Story Director
2003 A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster Director
2003 Manhood Director
2002 Dancing at the Harvest Moon Director
2002 Boomtown (1 episode)Director
2002 Hack (1 episode)Director
2002 Without a Trace (2 episodes)Director
2002 John Doe (1 episode)Director
2002 Crossed Over Director
2001 The Division (4 episodes)Director
1999 A Song for the Season Director
1999 A Secret Affair Director
1998 Vengeance Unlimited (2 episodes)Director
1998 Her Own Rules Director
1997 The Devil's Child Director
1997 The Inheritance Director
1997 Tell Me No Secrets Director
1996 Amanda Director
1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge Director
1995 In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped Director
1994 Nowhere to Hide Director
1993 Judgment Day: The John List Story Director
1993 The Switch Director
1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (3 episodes)Director
1991 Keeper of the City Director
1991 The Man Inside Director
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (1 episode)Director
1990 Rainbow Drive Director
1988 Dead Solid Perfect Director
1988 Baja Oklahoma Director
1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth Director
1987 Tonight's the Night Director
1986 Crime Story (2 episodes)Director
1985 The Insiders (1 episode)Director
1984 Heartbreakers Director
1984 Miami Vice (2 episodes)Director
1981 Circle of Power Director
1980 Flitterwochen Assistant Director
1978 The Boss' Son Director
1976 Independence Day Director

Writing

2005 Berkeley Writer
2003 Manhood Writer
1994 Separated by Murder Teleplay
1984 Heartbreakers Writer
1978 The Boss' Son Writer
1976 Independence Day Writer

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