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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 68

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 FearDirector
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 GameDirector
2011 Revenge(3 episodes)Director
2010 Reviving OpheliaDirector
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 BerkeleyDirector
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 GirlDirector
2003 The Elizabeth Smart StoryDirector
2003 A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew LusterDirector
2003 ManhoodDirector
2002 Dancing at the Harvest MoonDirector
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 OverDirector
2001 The Division(4 episodes)Director
1999 A Holiday RomanceDirector
1999 A Secret AffairDirector
1998 Vengeance Unlimited(2 episodes)Director
1998 Her Own RulesDirector
1997 The Devil's ChildDirector
1997 The InheritanceDirector
1997 Tell Me No SecretsDirector
1996 AmandaDirector
1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a BridgeDirector
1995 In the Line of Duty: KidnappedDirector
1994 Nowhere to HideDirector
1993 Judgment Day: The John List StoryDirector
1993 The SwitchDirector
1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman(3 episodes)Director
1991 Keeper of the CityDirector
1991 The Man InsideDirector
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210(1 episode)Director
1990 Rainbow DriveDirector
1988 Dead Solid PerfectDirector
1988 Baja OklahomaDirector
1987 The Man Who Fell to EarthDirector
1987 Tonight's the NightDirector
1986 Crime Story(2 episodes)Director
1985 The Insiders(1 episode)Director
1984 HeartbreakersDirector
1984 Miami Vice(2 episodes)Director
1981 Circle of PowerDirector
1978 The Boss' SonDirector
1976 Independence DayDirector

Writing

2005 BerkeleyWriter
2003 ManhoodWriter
1994 Separated by MurderTeleplay
1984 HeartbreakersWriter
1978 The Boss' SonWriter
1976 Independence DayWriter

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