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Gary Halvorson


Gary Halvorson is a director and producer, known for Friends (1994), Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) and Two and a Half Men (2003). See full bio »
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 2015 The Dunes Club (TV Movie) (completed)
 2015 Your Family or Mine (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Couch (2015)
  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (48 episodes, 2006 - 2015) (video director - 1 episode, 2014)
- Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (2014) ... (video director)
- Verdi: Macbeth (2014)
 2014 Christmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Special)
 2013 Mom (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2012-2013 Work It (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Space Invaders (2013)
- Close Shave (2013)
 2012-2013 Marvin Marvin (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Double Date (2013)
- Toothache (2012)
- Pilot (2012)
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Finale (2012)
- Movie Night (2012)
- Party Songs (2012)
 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 2010-2011 Better with You (TV Series) (11 episodes)
 2009-2011 True Jackson, VP (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Trapped in Paris (2010)
- The Reject Room (2010)
- Pajama Party (2010)
- True Concert (2009)
 2010 CMA Music Fest 2010 (TV Movie)
 2010 Telepathetic (TV Movie)
 2009 Canned (TV Movie)
 2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 2008 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 2008 Do Not Disturb (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Dosing (2008)
- Birdcage (2008)
 2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie)
 2007 'Til Death (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 2007 Rules of Engagement (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Fix-Ups & Downs (2007)
- Old School Jeff (2007)
- Mr. Fix-It (2007)
 2007 From the Top at Carnegie Hall (TV Series)
 2007 Making It Legal (TV Movie)
 2006 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 2006 Lucky Louie (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2006)
 2006 Grand Union (TV Movie)
 2005 Blue Skies (TV Movie)
 2004-2005 Complete Savages (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Nick Kicks Butt (2004)
 1997-2005 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (61 episodes)
- The Finale (2005)
- Pat's Secret (2005)
- Sister-In-Law (2005)
- Tasteless Frank (2005)
- The Faux Pas (2005)
 2005 Committed (TV Series) (5 episodes)
 2004 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 2002-2004 What I Like About You (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Anti-Prom (2004)
- Tankini (2002)
- Roommates (2002)
 2003-2004 The Tracy Morgan Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Call to Duty (2004)
- Pilot (2003)
- Doctor? NO! (2003)
 2004 Eddie's Father (TV Movie)
 2003 These Guys (TV Movie)
 2003 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 2003 2003 ABC World Stunt Awards (TV Special)
 2003 Regular Joe (TV Series)
 2002 B.S. (TV Movie)
 2002 True West (TV Movie)
 1997-2001 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Wozzeck (2001)
- Carmen (1997)
 2001 The Voyage to Atlantis: The Lost Empire (TV Short documentary)
 2001 Everything But the Girl (TV Movie)
 2001 Grounded for Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lily B. Goode (2001)
 2001 The Back Page (TV Movie)
 2000 Don Giovanni (TV Movie)
 2000 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 2000 Peter Pan (TV Special)
 1999 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 1999 Norm (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Norm vs. Norm (1999)
 1998 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 1996-1998 Grace Under Fire (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1997 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 1997 Teen Angel (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- One Dog Night (1997)
- I Love Nitzke (1997)
 1996-1997 Muppets Tonight (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Paula Abdul (1996)
- Heather Locklear (1996)
- Pierce Brosnan (1996)
- Martin Short (1996)
 1996-1997 Roseanne (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Miracle (1997)
- Lanford's Elite (1997)
 1997 Bouncers (TV Movie)
 1996 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Goin' to the Net (1996)
 1995-1996 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1995 Kelsey Grammer Salutes Jack Benny (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Minor Adjustments (TV Series)
 1995 Muscle (TV Series)
 1994 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 1994 Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl (TV Special)
 1994 Herman's Head (TV Series) (1 episode)
- You Say Tomato (1994)
 1994 Growing Up Funny (TV Movie)
 1993 The Child Ain't Right (TV Movie)
 1992 Roundhouse (TV Series)
 1992 Adventures in Wonderland (TV Series) (1991-1993)
 1991 Riders in the Sky (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Horsenapped (1991)
- Saddle Pals (1991)
- Harmony Ranch (1991)
 1990 Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Telethon 1990 (1990) ... (remote segments)
 1989 A Conversation with... (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Betty White (1989)
 1989 The Glenn Miller Band Reunion (TV Movie)
 1987 Mancini and Friends (TV Movie)
 1986 Solid Gold (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Solid Gold Soul (1986)
- Episode #6.26 (1986)
- Episode #6.30 (1986)
- Episode #6.29 (1986)
 1984 Kids Incorporated (TV Series)
 1983 The Regard of Flight (TV Movie)
 1982 The Country Girl (TV Movie)
 1981 Jules Feiffer's Hold Me (TV Movie)
 1980 Broadway on Showtime (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976 Standing Room Only (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Directed the TV broadcast of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2001.
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He was trained as a pianist at Juilliard, but is primarily noted as the director of situation comedies such as Friends (of which he directed 47 episodes) and The Drew Carey Show.

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