Parisot, Dean

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Education: New York University, graduate of Tisch School of the Arts; also attended Sundance Institute.

Addresses: Agent Dan Aloni, United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager Howard Klein, 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Director, producer, and writer. Director of documentary films for various cultural institutions, including Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Member: Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors: Golden Berlin Bear, best short film, 1986, for Tom Goes to the Bar; Academy Award, best live action short film (with Steven Wright), 1988, for The Appointments of Dennis Jennings; Annual CableACE Award, best direction, National Cable Television Association, both 1988, for Steven Wright in the Appointments of Dennis Jennings; Annual CableACE Award, best direction, 1995, for "Kathy & Mo: The Dark Side," HBO Comedy Hour; Pegasus Audience Award, Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film, Saturn Award nomination, best director, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, and Silver Scream Award, Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival, all 2000, for Galaxy Quest.


Film Work; Director:

Tom Goes to the Bar (short film), 1985.

The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (short film), 1988, broadcast on television as Stephen Wright in the Appointments of Dennis Jennings, HBO, 1989, and released as a segment of the film Two Mikes Don't Make a Wright, 1992.

The Last Seat (short film), 1994.

At the Movies I, 1994.

At the Movies II, 1994.

Home Fries, Warner Bros., 1998.

Galaxy Quest, DreamWorks, 1999.

Television Director; Movies:

Framed, HBO, 1990.

(And executive producer) A.T.F., ABC, 1998.

Television Director; Pilots:

(And producer) Bakersfield P.D., Fox, 1993.

The Marshal, The Family Channel, 1995.

The Conversation, NBC, 1995.

The Job, ABC, 2001.

The Heart Department, CBS, 2001.

Monk, USA Network, 2002.

Bad News, Mr. Swanson, FX Channel, 2002.

Television Director; Specials:

(With others) "Steven Wright: Wicker Chairs and Gravity," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1990.

"Kathy & Mo: The Dark Side," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1995.

Television Director; Episodic:

Get a Life, Fox, 1991.

Northern Exposure, CBS, between 1992 and 1993.

Likely Suspects, Fox, 1992.

Going to Extremes, ABC, 1993.

Under Suspicion, CBS, 1995.

"What Life?," ER (also known as Emergency Room ), NBC, 1995.

The Marshal, ABC, 1995.

L.A. Doctors (also known as L.A. Docs ), NBC, 1998.

Monk, ABC and USA Network, 2002.

Also director of "Shaq," an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO; and "Arthur, Interrupted," The Tick, Fox.

Stage Director:

Directed Kathy & Mo: The Dark Side for the stage.



Still Life (also known as Art Killer Framed and Still Life: The Fine Art of Murder ), 1988.

Television Specials:

"Steven Wright: Wicker Chairs and Gravity," HBO Comedy Hour, HBO, 1990.