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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2005 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "It's a Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad World".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
2004 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "24".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "A Chorus Lie".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Lows In The Mid-Eighties".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
2000 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Homo For The Holidays".
1999 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Will & Grace (1998)
For the pilot.
1998 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Dharma & Greg (1997)
For the pilot episode.
1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
For episode "Pilot".
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Comedy Series
Friends (1994)
For episode "The One With The Blackout".
1994 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series
Frasier (1993)
For episode "The Good Son".
1993 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "One For The Road".
1992 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "An Old Fashioned Wedding".
1991 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Woody Interruptus".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Special
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
For episode "200th Anniversary Special (#9.8)".
1990 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "The Improbable Dream ", part I.
1989 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "The Visiting Lecher".
1988 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Backseat Becky, Up Front".
1987 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Chambers vs. Malone".
1986 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "The Triangle".
1985 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Cheerio".
1984 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Old Flames".
1983 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Showdown", part 2.
1982 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
For episode "Jim the Psychic".
1981 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
For episode "Elaine's Strange Triangle".
1980 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
For episode "Louie and the Nice Girl".

American Comedy Awards, USA

1996 Won
Creative Achievement Award

Banff Television Festival

2008 Nominated
Banff Rockie Award
Best Comedy Program
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Shared with:
For episode 'Pilot' (USA)
2003 Won
Special Lifetime Achievement Award

Costume Designers Guild Awards

2009 Won
Distinguished Collaborator Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

2006 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Alive and Schtiking".
2004 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Last Ex to Brooklyn".
2003 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Marry Me a Little".
2002 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Bed, Bath & Beyond".
2001 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
For episode "Love In The Eighties".
2000 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
For episode "Yours, Mine, Ours".
1999 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will & Grace (1998)
For the pilot episode.
1998 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Dharma & Greg (1997)
For the pilot episode.
1996 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Friends (1994)
For episode "The One with the Birth".
1994 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Frasier (1993)
Shared with:
For episode "The Good Son".
1993 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "An Old-Fashioned Wedding".
1992 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Days Of Wine & Neurosis".
1991 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
For episode "Woody Interruptus".
1990 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Sisterly Love".
1988 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Home Is the Sailor".
1987 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Tan 'N' Wash".
1986 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Birth, Death, Love and Rice".
1985 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "I Call Your Name".
1984 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
Shared with:
For episode "Showdown - Part II".
1983 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Cheers (1982)
For episode "Sam at Eleven".
1982 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Taxi (1978)
For episode "Jim the Psychic".

PGA Awards

2005 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy
Will & Grace (1998)
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2004 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy
Will & Grace (1998)
Shared with:

Society of Camera Operators

1999 Won
Governors' Award

Television Critics Association Awards

2014 Won
Career Achievement Award
2013 Nominated
Career Achievement Award

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