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Ken Kwapis


Ken Kwapis is an award-winning director who has moved easily between the worlds of feature filmmaking and television directing. He most recently directed the Warner Bros. comedy "License to Wed" starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski. He previously directed "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," a film adaptation of Ann ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

One Mississippi
One Mississippi Director
(2016)
A Walk in the Woods
(2015)
Happyish
Happyish Director
(2015)
Big Miracle
Big Miracle Director
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Santa Clarita Diet (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.4 (2017)
 2016 One Mississippi (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2005-2013 The Office (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Finale (2013)
- Company Picnic (2009)
- The Job (2007)
 2012 Big Miracle
 2012 Friday Night Dinner (TV Movie)
 2012 Susan 313 (TV Movie)
 2010 Outsourced (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Pilot (2010)
 2010 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Galentine's Day (2010)
 2001-2006 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Bernie's Angels (2006)
- The Talk (2004)
- Nut Job (2003)
 2005 Sexual Life
 2000-2004 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Softball (2004)
- Future Malcolm (2003)
- Family Reunion (2002)
- Monkey (2002)
 2003 About a Boy (TV Movie)
 2002 Watching Ellie (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Dinner Party (2002)
- Wedding (2002)
- Pilot (2002)
 2000 Rocky Times (TV Movie) (pilot episode)
 1999-2000 ER (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Be Patient (2000)
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Looks and Books (2000)
 1999 Border Line (TV Movie)
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Noah (1998)
 1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1992-1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Off Camera (1993)
- Hank's Wedding (1993)
- Being There (1993)
- Hey Now (1992)
 1993 Route 66 (TV Series)
 1992 Eerie, Indiana (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Tornado Days (1992)
 1988 Vibes
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lane Change (1987)
 1984 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Summer Switch (1984)
 1983 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

Published article entitled 'Office Work' about directing the first and final episodes of The Office (2005) in DGA Quarterly magazine.

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Personal Quote:

[re directing pilot episode of The Office (2005)] Jenna Fischer asked casting director Allison Jones for advice about how to win the role of Pam. Allison replied, 'Just go in there...and bore them.' Perfect. See more »

Trivia:

He is of Polish descent.

Star Sign:

Leo

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