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Lynch, Paul 1946–

Lynch, Paul 1946–

PERSONAL

Full name, Paul M. Lynch; born 1946, in Liverpool, England.

Addresses: Manager— Phoenix Organization, 1990 South Bundy Dr., Suite 630, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career: Director and writer. Worked as director of television commercials; also worked as second unit director and title designer.

Member: Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors: Nomination for Golden Berlin Bear (with others), Berlin International Film Festival, 1986, for Mania; Annual CableACE Award, National Cable Television Association, for "Marionettes Inc.," The Ray Bradbury Theatre; Directors Guild of America Award nomination, best director of a comedy series, 1987, for "Symphony in Knocked Flat," Moonlighting; Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic program or miniseries, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1992, for Drop Dead Gorgeous; Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic or comedy series, 1993, for Top Cops; Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic program or miniseries, 1995, for RoboCop; Feature Film Award, best romantic comedy, New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, 1999, for More to Love.

CREDITS

Television Director; Series:

The Twilight Zone (also known as The New Twilight Zone), CBS, multiple episodes, between 1985 and 1989.

Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, between 1987 and 1992.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.

RoboCop (also known as RoboCop: The Series), syndicated, 1994.

F/X: The Series, syndicated, 1996–97.

The Magician's House (also known as The Magician's House—Series 1), Showtime, 1999.

So Weird, The Disney Channel, between 1999 and 2001.

Television Director; Movies:

Mania (also known as The Intruder), 1986.

"All's Well that Ends Strange" segment, Really Weird Tales, HBO, 1987.

Going to the Chapel (also known as Wedding Day and Wedding Day Blues), NBC, 1988.

Maigret, 1988.

She Knows Too Much, NBC, 1989.

Murder by Night, USA Network, 1989.

Double Your Pleasure (also known as The Reluctant Agent), NBC, 1989.

Drop Dead Gorgeous (also known as Victim of Beauty), USA Network, 1991.

Spenser: Ceremony, 1993.

No Contest, HBO, 1994.

Frozen with Fear, Lifetime, 2001.

The Keeper, Showtime, 2004.

Savage Planet, Sci–Fi Channel, 2006.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Deadly Journey," Petrocelli, NBC, 1976.

"The Rarest of Wines," Darkroom, ABC, 1982.

"The Travels of Marco … and Friends," Voyagers!, NBC, 1982.

"Marionettes Inc.," The Ray Bradbury Theatre (also known as The Bradbury Trilogy, Mystery Theatre, Le monde fantastique de Ray Bradbury, and Ray Bradbury presente), HBO, 1985.

"Forced Landing," Blacke's Magic, 1986.

"If the Frame Fits," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

"Symphony in Knocked Flat," Moonlighting, ABC, 1986.

"The Beast Within," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1987.

"Truancy Blues," The Bronx Zoo, 1988.

"Thanks for the Memories," Tour of Duty, CBS, 1989.

"Rape," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1989.

"A Loss of Innocence," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1990.

"The Long Years," The Ray Bradbury Theatre (also known as The Bradbury Trilogy, Mystery Theatre, Le monde fantastique de Ray Bradbury, and Ray Bradbury presente), HBO, 1990.

"To Err Is Human," Matrix, USA Network, 1993.

"The Lacquered Box," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1993.

"Last Stand," Lonesome Dove: The Series, 1994.

"Manhunt," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS, 1994.

"Chicago Holiday: Part 1," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), CBS, 1994.

"Corner of the Eye," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, 1995.

"The Second Soul," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, 1995.

"Dark Matters," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, 1995.

"Deadly Vision," Baywatch Nights (also known as Detectives on the Beach), syndicated, 1995.

Liberty Street, 1995.

Land's End, syndicated, 1996.

"Repentance," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

"The Light," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

"The Human Vessel," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

"The Seduction," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

"Spy vs. Spy," Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV, 1997.

"Crusader," Xena: Warrior Princess (also known as Xena), syndicated, 1998.

"Net Worth," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998.

"Please Press One," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1999.

"Requiem," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1999.

Directed episodes of Hooperman, ABC; Mike Hammer; Top Cops, CBS; and Viper, syndicated.

Television Director; Other:

Cameo by Night (pilot), NBC, 1987.

Dark Shadows (miniseries; also known as Dark Shadows Revival), NBC, 1991.

FX: The Illusion (pilot), syndicated, 1996.

Film Director:

The Hard Part Begins, Cinepix Film Properties, 1973.

Blood & Guts, Ambassador Film Distributors, 1978.

Prom Night, Avco–Embassy, 1980.

Humongous, Embassy Pictures, 1982.

Cross Country, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1983.

Flying (also known as Dream to Believe and Teenage Dream), Cinema Group, 1986.

Bullies, Universal, 1986.

Blindside, Norstar Entertainment, 1986.

No Contest II (also known as Face the Evil and No Contest II: Access Denied), A–Pix Entertainment/Norstar Entertainment, 1997.

More to Love, Crystal Films, 1999.

Film Executive Producer:

American Nightmare, 1983.

Film Appearances; Documentaries:

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film, ThinkFilm, 2007.

Into the Dark: Exploring the Horror Film, Blaze Films, 2008.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Adventure Video: Blood & Guts, 1987.

WRITINGS

Television Episodes:

"Rape," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1989.

ADAPTATIONS

The 1999 film More to Love was based on a story by Lynch; the film Detention, released by Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment in 2003 was also based on a story by Lynch.

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