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Smolan, Sandy

PERSONAL

Married Pamela Reed (an actress), 1988; children: Reed, Lily.

Addresses:

Agent—Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4500 Wilshire Blvd., Second Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010. Manager—Thrive Entertainment, 1093 Broxton Ave., Suite 1228, Los Angeles, CA 90024.

Career:

Director and producer.

Member:

Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors:

Special Jury Prize and Grand Jury Prize nomination, dramatic, both Sundance Film Festival, 1988, for Rachel River.

CREDITS

Television Director; Miniseries:

Beach Girls, Lifetime, 2005.

Television Work; Movies:

Director, A Place to Be Loved (also known as Shattered Family), CBS, 1993.

Television Work; Specials:

Producer, The Cowboy, the Craftsman and the Ballerina, CBS, 1981.

Associate producer, Juilliard & Beyond: A Life in Music, CBS, 1982.

Director and producer, A Day in the Life of Hawaii, PBS, 1984.

Segment producer (Seattle), A Day in the Life of America, PBS, 1986.

Director, "The Last Soldier," Vietnam War Story: The Last Days, HBO, 1989.

Director, "Taking a Stand" (also known as "Our Own Kind"), ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1989.

Producer of other programs, including Sanctuary, PBS.

Television Director; Episodic:

"The Mouse That Soared," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.

"The Plane Mutiny," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.

"The Unbearable Lightness of Boring," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.

"Vinnie Video Vici," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1989.

"Sex, Lies and Ed's Tapes," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1990.

"The Big Kiss," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1991.

"A Life in Progress," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1991.

"The Picture of Perfection," Sisters, NBC, 1991.

"Roots," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1991.

"Unnecessary Losses," Eddie Dodd, ABC, 1991.

"Babes in the Woods," Life Goes On (also known as Glenbrook), ABC, 1992.

"Nun but the Brave," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1992.

The Heights, Fox, 1992.

"The Best Little Frat House at Havenhurst," Class of '96, Fox, 1993.

"Moon Cross," Earth 2 (also known as Earth2), NBC, 1995.

"This Little Piggy," Picket Fences (also known as Smalltown USA, High Secret City—La ville du grand secret, La famiglia Brock, Picket Fences—Tatort Gartenzaun, Rome—Stadt im Zwielicht, Rooman sheriffi, Sheriffen, Smaastadsliv, and Un drole de sherif), CBS, 1995.

"Dreamboat," Second Noah, ABC, 1996.

"Fly Like a Bird," Second Noah, ABC, 1996.

"V-Fibbing," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.

"I Dream of Gene," Weird Science (also known as Code Lisa, Ciencia loca, Lisa—Der helle Wahnsinn, Lisa ja pojat, and Una chica explosiva), USA Network, 1997.

"One Hundred Tears Away," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997.

"The Blame Game," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

"Broken Hearts," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998.

"Brother Love," Legacy, UPN, 1998.

"Gun with the Wind," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998.

"True Course," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998.

Sins of the City, USA Network, 1998.

"Best Laid Plans," Wasteland (also known as wasteLAnd), ABC, 1999.

"The Blame Game," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1999.

"The Ethel Merman Story," Beggars and Choosers (also known as TV business), Showtime, 1999.

"A House Divided," Legacy, UPN, 1999.

"Is It Good or Bad for the Jews?," Beggars and Choosers (also known as TV business), Showtime, 1999.

"The Object of My Affection," Wasteland (also known as wasteLAnd), ABC, 1999.

"One Hundred Tears Away," Ally, Fox, 1999.

"Shakedown in Puerto Vallarta," Beggars and Choosers (also known as TV business), Showtime, 1999.

"To Be or Not to Be …," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 1999.

"The Bugmeister," Now and Again, CBS, 2000.

"By Reason of Insanity," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2000.

"Failing Down," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2000.

"The Jackal," The District (also known as Washington Police, The District—Einsatz in Washington, Mannions distrikt, and Poliisipaeaellikkkoe Mannion), CBS, 2000.

"The Santa Wars," The District (also known as Washington Police, The District—Einsatz in Washington, Mannions distrikt, and Poliisipaeaellikkkoe Mannion), CBS, 2000.

"To Be Perfectly Honest," Jack & Jill (also known as Jack ja Jill, Jack og Jill, and Jack und Jill), The WB, 2000.

"The Two Gentlemen of Capeside," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2000.

"Valentine's Day Massacre," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2000.

"Don't Fence Me In," The District (also known as Washington Police, The District—Einsatz in Washington, Mannions distrikt, and Poliisipaeaellikkkoe Mannion), CBS, 2001.

"The New World," Ed (also known as Stuckeyville), NBC, 2001.

"No Good Deed," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 2001.

"Russian Winter (a.k.a. The Russian Wars)," The District (also known as Washington Police, The District—Einsatz in Washington, Mannions distrikt, and Poliisipaeaellikkkoe Mannion), CBS, 2002.

"Blind Faith," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2003.

"Home," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2003.

"The Price of Fame," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2003.

"Crash Course in Polite Conversations," One Tree Hill (also known as Ravens, Filoi gia panta, Les freres Scott, Tunteet pelissae, and Tuti gimi), The WB, 2004.

"Masquerade," The Mountain, The WB, 2004.

"On the Beach," The Mountain, The WB, 2004.

"The Shower," The O.C. (also known as California Teens, Newport Beach, O.C., O.C., California, Orange County, A Narancsvidek, O.C.—Um estranho no paraiso, and Zycie na fali), Fox, 2004.

"The Third Wheel," The O.C. (also known as California Teens, Newport Beach, O.C., O.C., California, Orange County, A Narancsvidek, O.C.—Um estranho no paraiso, and Zycie na fali), Fox, 2004.

"Unfinished Business," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2004.

"The Perfect Day," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2005.

"Dog Day Afternoon," Three Moons over Milford, ABC Family Channel, 2006.

"The Infidelity Tour," October Road, ABC, 2007.

"Sexual Politics," Brothers & Sisters, ABC, 2007.

"Three Parties," Brothers & Sisters, ABC, 2007.

"Heal the Pain," Eli Stone, ABC, 2008.

"Kiss and Don't Tell," Men in Trees (also known as A ferfi fan terem and Teoria miehistae), ABC, 2008.

"Stand Alone by Me," October Road, ABC, 2008.

Also directed episodes of other series, including Dangerous Minds, ABC; Dellaventura, CBS; Equal Justice, ABC; and The Huntress, USA Network. Directed "The Price of Love," an unaired episode of Miss Match, NBC.

Television Director; Pilots:

"The Pig in the Python," Middle Ages, CBS, 1992.

Film Work:

Assistant director, production manager, and sound technician, The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (documentary), United Artists Classics, 1982.

Director and (uncredited) producer, Rachel River, Taurus Entertainment Company, c. 1987.

Director of the documentary The Maghreb Journals. Worked on other projects.

Film Appearances:

Himself, Clean Flicks (short documentary), 2003.

WRITINGS

Teleplays; Specials:

(With others) A Day in the Life of Hawaii, PBS, 1984.

Teleplays; Episodic:

(Story) "The Big Fix," Legacy, UPN, 1998.

Screenplays; Stories:

Descending from Heaven (also known as Descending from Heaven: The Strange and Extraordinary Tale of Claude Eatherly, A-Bomb Pilot), Descending Productions, c. 2008.

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