Hayman, James (Jim Hayman)

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Hayman, James (Jim Hayman)


Married Annie Potts (an actress and producer), September 2, 1990; children; Clay (stepson), James "Doc", Isaac Harris.


Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Cinematographer, director, and producer. Also worked as lighting designer and camera operator.

Awards, Honors:

Hong Kong Film Award (with David Chung), best cinematography, 1988, for Chou tin dik tong wah; Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement in a nighttime dramatic series, 1992, for "Jules & Joel," Northern Exposure; Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding drama series, 2004, for Joan of Arcadia; Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding comedy series, 2007, and Producers Guild of America Award nomination (with others), television producer of the year in episodic comedy, 2008, both for Ugly Betty.


Television Producer; Series:

Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1996.

Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2003.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

Co-executive producer, Judging Amy, CBS, 1999-2001.

Co-executive producer, Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2003-2004.

Ugly Betty, ABC, 2006—.

Television Director; Series:

Judging Amy, CBS, multiple episodes, between 1999 and 2002.

Ugly Betty, ABC, multiple episodes, 2006-2007.

Television Director; Pilots:

(As Jim Hayman) Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1996.

(And co-executive producer) Judging Amy, CBS, 1999.

(And co-executive producer) Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2003.

Drop Dead Diva, Lifetime, 2008.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Jules & Joel," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1991.

The Heights, Fox, 1992.

"Consultation," Law & Order, NBC, 1992.

"Securitate," Law & Order, NBC, 1993.

"Careless Dentist Blues," Moon Over Miami, ABC, 1993.

"Guess Who's Coming to Chow?" Harts of the West, CBS, 1993.

"Dead Man's Leap," Harts of the West, CBS, 1993.

"They Shoot Baskets, Don't They?," Class of '96, 1993.

"9 ½ Hours" (also known as "Growing Up"), ER, NBC, 1994.

"Lovers and Madmen," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1994.

"Shofar, So Good," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1994.

"You Got to Have Hart," Harts of the West, CBS, 1994.

"Back in the Panties Again," Harts of the West, CBS, 1994.

"'Til Death Do Us Part," One West Waikiki, CBS, 1994.

"The Prankster," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1994.

"Chi of Steel," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995.

"Feb. 5, '95," ER, NBC, 1995.

"The Birthday Party," ER, NBC, 1995.

"The Great Mushroom," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1995.

"The Graduate," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1995.

"The Prodigal Father," The Client (also known as John Grisham's "The Client"), CBS, 1995.

To Have and to Hold, CBS, 1998.

"Quit Bein' Such a Scaredy Cat," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 1998.

"Stay of Execution," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 2001.

"Eloise," The Sopranos, HBO, 2002.

"Skin Deep," House M.D. (also known as House), Fox, 2006.

(As Jim Hayman) "Timeless," Night Stalker, ABC, 2006.

"A Cornfield Grows in L.A.," Huff, Showtime, 2006.

(As Jim Hayman) "Clock," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2006.

Also directed episodes of C-16: FBI, ABC; Jack's Place, ABC; Murder One, ABC; and Reasonable Doubts, NBC.

Television Director; Other:

Her Deadly Rival (movie), CBS, 1995.

Kingpin (miniseries), NBC, 2003.

Wild West's Most Wanted, 2003.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

The Stranger Within, ABC, 1990.

Hi Honey—I'm Dead, Fox, 1991.

Television Cinematographer; Other:

Northern Exposure (pilot), CBS, 1990.

Northern Exposure (series), CBS, 1990-91.

The Man from Hope, 1992.

"Other Mothers," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1993.

Film Cinematographer:

Hearts and Diamonds (also known as Ocean City), 1984.

(With David Chung) Chou tin dik tong wah (also known as An Autumn's Tale and Liumang daheng hua), D & B Films, 1987.

Tokyo Pop, Warner Bros., 1988.

Blades, Troma, 1989.

In a Pig's Eye (short film), 1990.

(As Jim Hayman; with others) American Dream, 1990.

Iron & Silk, Prestige Films, 1991.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Breaking the Rules (also known as Sketches), Miramax, 1992.