Shapiro, Paul 1955-

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Shapiro, Paul 1955-


Born in 1955.


Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Ensemble Entertainment, 10474 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 380, Los Angeles, CA 90025.


Director, writer, producer.

Awards, Honors:

Gemini Award nomination, best direction in a dramatic or comedy series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1992, for Mom P.I.; Most Popular Canadian Film Award, Vancouver International Film Festival, 1993, for The Lotus Eaters; Cable ACE Award nomination (with others), movie or miniseries, National Cable Television Association, 1995, Gemini Award nominations, best television movie or miniseries (with others) and best direction in a dramatic program or miniseries, 1996, for Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story; Team Award nomination, outstanding achievement in a television movie or miniseries, Directors Guild of Canada 2002, for Jewel.


Television Director; Episodic:

The Edison Twins, Disney Channel, 1984.

"Critical Mass," Adderly, CBC, 1986.

"Just One Kiss," Street Legal, CBC, 1987.

"The Cut," and "Rookies," C.B.C.'s Magic Hour, CBC, 1989.

Mom P.I., 1990.

"The Journey Begins," Road to Avonlea (also known as Avonlea and Tales from Avonlea), CBC, Disney Channel, 1990.

The Commish, 1991.

Kurt Vonnegut's "Monkey House", Showtime, 1991.

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1993.

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

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

C-16: FBI, 1997.

"Fight Club," The X-Files, 2000.

"Blah Blah Woof Woof," Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's "Dark Angel"), 2000.

Roswell (also known as Roswell High), 2000-2002.

Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

24, 2002.

The Twilight Zone, 2002.

Queens Supreme, CBS, 2003.

Miracles, ABC, 2003.

"Remote Control," John Doe, 2003.

Lyon's Den, 2003.

"17 in 6," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), 2003.

"Brother's Keeper," Tru Calling, 2003.

"Things That Go Jump in the Night," Las Vegas, 2004.

"Keeping Up Appearances," Keen Eddie, 2004.

"Valentine," Tru Calling, 2004.

"Rear Window," Tru Calling, 2004.

Threshold, CBS, 2005.

"There's No Place Like Home," Runaway, 2006.

"Route 666," Supernatural, 2006.

"Somebody's Watching," Criminal Minds, 2006.

"Hiros," Heroes, 2006.

"Godsend," Heroes, 2007.

"Pride," Flash Gordon, 2007.

"Infestation," Flash Gordon, 2007.

"False Flag," Burn Notice, 2007.

"Faceoff," Bionic Woman (also known as The Bionic Woman), 2007.

"Revolution: Parts 1 & 2," Flash Gordon, 2007.

Television Director; Series:

(Five episodes) Millenium, 1998-99.

(Six episodes) Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), 2002-2006.

Television Director; Movies:

Clown White, 1980.

Hockey Night, 1984.

The Truth About Alex, 1986.

Miracle at Moreaux, 1986.

Heads, Showtime, 1993.

Avalanche, 1994.

Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story, 1995.

The Invaders, 1995.

Dead Husbands (also known as Last Man on the List), 1998.

What We Did That Night (also known as Murder at Devil's Glen), 1999.

The Price of a Broken Heart, 1999.

Black and Blue, 1999.

Jewel, 2001.

Shadow Realm, Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

The Stranger Beside Me (also known as Ann Rule Presents: "The Stranger Beside Me"), 2003.

Plain Truth, Lifetime, 2004.

Spring Break Shark Attack (also known as Dangerous Waters: Shark Attack), 2005.

Television Director; Specials:

The Truth About Alex, HBO, 1987.

Hockey Night, PBS, 1987.

Television Director; Miniseries:

Beach Girls, 2005.

Television Coproducer; Movies:

Choice of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story, 1995.

Film Director:

The Umpire, National Film Board of Canada, 1985.

The Lotus Eaters, Seville, 1993.


Television Movies:

Clown White, 1980.

Hockey Night, 1984.

Miracle at Moreaux, 1986.

Television Episodes:

"Rookies," C.B.C.'s Magic Hour, CBC, 1989.

"The Pool Guy," The Twilight Zone, 2002.


The Umpire, National Film Board of Canada, 1985.