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Don Scardino (born 17 February 1948) is an American television director and producer and a former actor.

Born in New York City, Scardino began his career as an actor. His first Broadway credit was as an understudy in The Playroom in 1965. Additional Broadway acting credits include Johnny No-Trump, Godspell, and King of Hearts. Off-Broadway he appeared in The Rimers of Eldritch, The Comedy of Errors, Moonchildren, and I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road, he was also the lead in a cult classic B horror movie titled Squirm in 1976. He served as Artistic Director at Playwrights Horizons from 1991-96. On television he appeared on the daytime soap operas The Guiding Light, All My Children, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, and Another World and the primetime series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir and The Name of the Game. Feature film credits include Rip-off, Homer, Squirm and Cruising.

Following his acting on the network soap operas, he began to direct them. He directed episodes of Another World, One Life to Live, and All My Children. He went on to direct plays on and off-Broadway, including the world premiere of Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. He has directed extensively in television, most notably NBC's comedy 30 ROCK. Feature film directing work includes Me & Veronica (Venice Film Festival), and Advice From A Caterpillar, winner, best comedy, at Aspen Comedy Festival.

Scardino was married to actress Pamela Blair from 1984 to 1991. He is currently married to painter Dana L. Williams.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Don Scardino (born 17 February 1948) is an American television director and producer and a former actor.

Born in New York City, Scardino began his career as an actor. His first Broadway credit was as an understudy in The Playroom in 1965. Additional Broadway acting credits include Johnny No-Trump, Godspell, and King of Hearts. Off-Broadway he appeared in The Rimers of Eldritch, The Comedy of Errors, Moonchildren, and I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road, he was also the lead in a cult classic B horror movie titled Squirm in 1976. He served as Artistic Director at Playwrights Horizons from 1991-96. On television he appeared on the daytime soap operas The Guiding Light, All My Children, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, and Another World and the primetime series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir and The Name of the Game. Feature film credits include Rip-off, Homer, Squirm and Cruising.

Following his acting on the network soap operas, he began to direct them. He directed episodes of Another World, One Life to Live, and All My Children. He went on to direct plays on and off-Broadway, including the world premiere of Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. He has directed extensively in television, most notably NBC's comedy 30 ROCK. Feature film directing work includes Me & Veronica (Venice Film Festival), and Advice From A Caterpillar, winner, best comedy, at Aspen Comedy Festival.

Scardino was married to actress Pamela Blair from 1984 to 1991. He is currently married to painter Dana L. Williams.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1949-02-17

Place of Birth New York City - New York - USA

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Also Known As

  • Donald Joseph Scardino

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Cool Kids (1 episode)Director
2018 Murphy Brown (3 episodes)Director
2018 Instinct (1 episode)Director
2016 Angel from Hell (1 episode)Director
2015 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (1 episode)Director
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Director
2012 The Mindy Project (1 episode)Director
2011 2 Broke Girls (25 episodes)Director
2009 Royal Pains (4 episodes)Director
2008 Lipstick Jungle (1 episode)Director
2007 The Knights of Prosperity (4 episodes)Director
2006 30 Rock (40 episodes)Director
2004 Rescue Me (2 episodes)Director
2003 Hope & Faith (9 episodes)Director
2002 George Lopez (1 episode)Director
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (3 episodes)Director
2001 The Education of Max Bickford (3 episodes)Director
2001 100 Centre Street (4 episodes)Director
2000 DAG (2 episodes)Director
2000 Ed (5 episodes)Director
1999 The West Wing (1 episode)Director
1999 Advice From a Caterpillar Director
1998 Sports Night (2 episodes)Director
1998 The Deal Director
1997 Soul Man (3 episodes)Director
1996 Public Morals (8 episodes)Director
1996 Cosby (12 episodes)Director
1996 Pearl (5 episodes)Director
1995 Central Park West (2 episodes)Director
1993 Tracey Ullman Takes on New York Director
1993 Me and Veronica Director
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (1 episode)Director
1990 Law & Order (14 episodes)Director
1990 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Director
1988 Tattingers (1 episode)Director
1987 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (8 episodes)Director

Acting

2007 Exorcising Cruising
2007 The History of Cruising
1981 Purlie
1980 He Knows You're Alone as Marvin
1980 Cruising as Ted Bailey
1976 Squirm as Mick
1971 Rip-Off as Mike
1970 Homer as Homer Edwards
1970 The People Next Door as Sandy Hoffman

Production

2018 The Cool Kids (1 episode)Executive Producer
2013 Browsers Executive Producer
2006 30 Rock (138 episodes)Producer

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