Alan Taylor

  Male      American      Director

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Alan Taylor (born c. 1959) is an American television and film director, television producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood and Mad Men,He also directed films such as Palookaville, Thor: The Dark World and Terminator Genisys.

Alan Taylor is the son of videographer James J. Taylor and curator Mimi Cazort; his sister is indie rock musician Anna Domino.

He spent part of his life in Manor Park, Ottawa, Canada, and attended Manor Park Public School and Lisgar Collegiate Institute high school. As part of the Communications Club at Lisgar, he acted in its production of The Mouse That Roared. He went on to major in history at the University of Toronto and then at New York City's Columbia University before transferring to New York University to study film under instructors including director Martin Scorsese...

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