Directors of the Breaking Bad Universe

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1. John Dahl

Director | Kill Me Again

John Dahl was born in 1956 in Billings, Montana, USA. He is known for his work on Kill Me Again (1989), The Last Seduction (1994) and Rounders (1998). He is married to Beth Jana Friedberg. They have four children.

Breaking Bad: 2.4 Down (2009)

2. Adam Bernstein

Director | Fargo

Adam Bernstein began his career as an animator, and at age 26 produced the first original programming for the Nickelodeon Network. He went on to direct over seventy music videos, including "Love Shack" for the B-52's, "Hey Ladies" for the Beastie Boys and "Baby's Got Back" for Sir Mix a Lot. In ...

3. Andrew Stanton

Writer | WALL·E

Oscar-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton was raised in Rockport, Massachusetts. He was educated at The California Institute of the Arts (or "CalArts") in Los Angeles, where he studied character animation. After graduation, Stanton began working as a writer on the TV series Mighty Mouse: The New ...

Better Call Saul: 4.6 Piñata (2018)

4. Tim Hunter

Director | The Failures

Tim Hunter was born on June 15, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a director, known for The Failures (2003), River's Edge (1986) and The Saint of Fort Washington (1993).

5. Phil Abraham

Director | Daredevil

Phil Abraham is a director and cinematographer, known for Daredevil (2015), Mad Men (2007) and Ozark (2017).

Breaking Bad: 2.10 Over (2009)

6. Norberto Barba

Producer | Mayans M.C.

Norberto Barba was born on September 12, 1963 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Mayans M.C. (2018), FBI (2018) and Preacher (2016). He has been married to Regina Osorio since 1999. They have two children.

Better Call Saul: 5.2 50% Off (2020)

7. Tricia Brock

Director | Killer Diller

Tricia Brock is a director and producer, known for Killer Diller (2004), The Walking Dead (2010) and 30 Rock (2006).

Breaking Bad: 1.5 Gray Matter (2008)

8. Colin Bucksey

Director | Fargo

Colin Bucksey was born in 1946 in Camberwell, London, England as Colin M. Bucksey. He is a director and producer, known for Fargo (2014), Breaking Bad (2008) and Person of Interest (2011). He has been married to Sally Bucksey since January 9, 1988. They have two children. He was previously married ...

9. Bryan Cranston

Actor | Breaking Bad

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston, an actor and former amateur boxer. His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, German, and Austrian-Jewish ancestry. He was raised in the Canoga ...

11. Vince Gilligan

Producer | The X Files

George Vincent Gilligan Jr. (born February 10, 1967) is an American writer, producer, and director. He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. He was a writer and producer for The ...

12. Keith Gordon

Director | A Midnight Clear

Keith Gordon was born on February 3, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and actor, known for A Midnight Clear (1992), Waking the Dead (2000) and Mother Night (1996). He has been married to Rachel Griffin since 1998.

Better Call Saul: 3.6 Off Brand (2017)

13. Peter Gould

Producer | Breaking Bad

Writer/Director Peter Gould was born and raised in the Chelsea neighborhood of Lower Manhattan where he was expelled from a number of tony, non-conformist private schools. After graduating with a B.A. in English from Sarah Lawrence College, Peter became a fixture on the New York Indie scene, ...

14. Charles Haid

Actor | Altered States

Charles Haid was born on June 2, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA as Charles Maurice Haid III. He is an actor and director, known for Altered States (1980), ER (1994) and Murder One (1995). He was previously married to Elisabeth Harmon-Haid, Deborah Richter and Penelope Windust.

Breaking Bad: 2.2 Grilled (2009)

15. Bronwen Hughes

Director | The Journey Is the Destination

Bronwen Hughes is a director and producer, known for The Journey Is the Destination (2016), Breaking Bad (2008) and Better Call Saul (2015).

Breaking Bad: 1.6 Crazy Handful of Nothin' (2008)

Better Call Saul: 5.1 Magic Man (2020)

16. Rian Johnson

Director | Knives Out

Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age his family moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film, Brick (2005), was released in 2005 ...

Breaking Bad: 3.10 Fly (2010) 5.4 Fifty-One (2012) 5.14 Ozymandias (2013)

17. Michelle MacLaren

Producer | Breaking Bad

Michelle MacLaren was born in 1965 in Canada. She is a producer and director, known for Breaking Bad (2008), The Walking Dead (2010) and Game of Thrones (2011).

Breaking Bad: 1.4 Cancer Man (2008)

Better Call Saul: 4.8 Coushatta (2018) 5.5 Dedicado a Max (2020)

20. Peter Medak

Director | The Changeling

Peter Medak is a Hungarian-born British film director. Born in Budapest, Hungary, then part of the Warsaw Bloc, Medak fled to England at the age of 18 during the bloody uprising against the Soviet regime. He began his career with associated British Picture Corporation in Borehamwood. He studied and...

21. Johan Renck

Director | Chernobyl

Johan Renck is one of the most respected and sought after directors of commercials and music videos today, so much so that the French magazine CB News dubbed him "the number one director of commercials and music videos in the world".

His directing career started in 1992 when he joined the production...

Breaking Bad: 2.5 Breakage (2009) 3.5 Más (2010) 4.8 Hermanos (2011)

22. Daniel Sackheim

Producer | True Detective

Daniel Sackheim is a producer and director, known for True Detective (2014), House (2004) and The Glass House (2001).

23. John Shiban

Producer | The X Files

John Shiban began his career with The X Files as a staff writer in its third season. After receiving a B.A. in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles Mr. Shiban earned his M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute. While at AFI, Shiban was chosen as the ...

24. Michael Slovis

Cinematographer | Breaking Bad

Michael Slovis was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), New Amsterdam (2018) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000).

25. Minkie Spiro

Director | Rat Women

Minkie is a Fulbright scholar who graduated with a First Class Honours degree from Central St. Martins School in London. She began her professional life as a photographer, her work being exhibited internationally. She would go on to complete a Masters degree in Film Directing at the Royal College ...

Better Call Saul: 3.9 Fall (2017) 4.1 Smoke (2018)

26. Scott Winant

Producer | Thirtysomething

Two time Emmy Award winning Director/Producer, Scott Winant began his career in partnership with Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz on the critically acclaimed series "thirtysomething." He produced all five seasons and was responsible for establishing the show's unique cinematic style of story ...

Breaking Bad: 3.4 Green Light (2010) 4.11 Crawl Space (2011)

Better Call Saul: 2.03 Amarillo (2016)

27. Nicole Kassell

Director | The Woodsman

Nicole Kassell received a BA from Columbia University in Art History and an MFA from NYU's Film Program, where she was honored with full scholarships for two years. Her short film, "Jaime," won the DGA student female filmmaker prize, and her thesis film, "The Green Hour," premiered at the Sundance ...

Better Call Saul: 1.5 Alpine Shepherd Boy (2015)

28. Sam Catlin

Producer | Breaking Bad

Sam Catlin is a producer and writer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Preacher (2016) and White Oleander (2002). He is married to Julie Dretzin.

Breaking Bad: 5.12 Rabid Dog (2013)

29. Thomas Schnauz

Producer | Breaking Bad

Thomas Schnauz is a producer and writer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Better Call Saul (2015) and Reaper (2007).

30. Deborah Chow

Director | The Mandalorian

Deborah Chow is a director and writer, known for The Mandalorian (2019), Better Call Saul (2015) and American Gods (2017).

Better Call Saul: 4.7 Something Stupid (2018)

31. David Slade

Director | Hard Candy

David Slade was born on September 26, 1969 in the UK. He is a producer and director, known for Hard Candy (2005), 30 Days of Night (2007) and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010).

Breaking Bad: 4.3 Open House (2011)

32. Melissa Bernstein

Producer | Breaking Bad

Melissa Bernstein is a producer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Better Call Saul (2015) and El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019).

Better Call Saul: 5.7 JMM (2020)

33. George Mastras

Producer | Breaking Bad

George Mastras is a producer and writer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Vinyl (2016) and The Boys (2019).

Breaking Bad: 5.5 Dead Freight (2012)

34. Larysa Kondracki

Director | The Whistleblower

Larysa Kondracki was born in Toronto and studied English and theater at McGill University. She received an M.F.A. in film direction from Columbia University and directed the short film VIKO (2008) which played mainly at film festivals to widespread acclaim. The WHISTLEBLOWER is her first feature ...

Better Call Saul: 1.7 Bingo (2015) 2.8 Fifi (2016)

35. Michael Morris

Producer | Bloodline

Michael and Mary McCormack are expecting their third child [April 22, 2011].

36. Jenn Carroll

Producer | El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Jenn Carroll is known for her work on El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019), Bay State (1991) and Better Call Saul (2015).

Better Call Saul: Video Extra: Better Call Saul: No Picnic (2017)

37. Gordon Smith

Producer | Better Call Saul

Gordon Smith is known for his work on Better Call Saul (2015), Breaking Bad (2008) and Outsiders (2016).

Better Call Saul: 5.4 Namaste (2020)

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