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Ken Kwapis


Ken Kwapis is an award-winning director of motion pictures and television. He has directed eleven feature films, among them A Walk In The Woods, based on Bill Bryson's acclaimed comedic memoir; He's Just Not That Into You, inspired by the New York Times bestselling advice book; and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, adapted from the beloved ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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One Mississippi Director
(2016-2017)
(2015)
Happyish Director
(2015)
Big Miracle Director
(2012)

Filmography

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 2022 Space Force (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Hack (2022)
 2017-2019 Santa Clarita Diet (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Knighttime (2019)
- Moral Gray Area (2018)
 2018 The Dangerous Book for Boys (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2016-2017 One Mississippi (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Into the Light (2017)
 2005-2013 The Office (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Finale (2013)
- Company Picnic (2009)
- The Job (2007)
 2012 Friday Night Dinner (TV Movie)
 2012 Susan 313 (TV Movie)
 2012 Big Miracle (directed by)
 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)
 2004 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 Noah (TV Movie)
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Noah (1998)
 1998 Ghosts of Fear Street (TV Movie)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "But What I Really Want To Do is Direct: Lessons from a Life Behind the Camera". New York: St. Martin's Griffin. ISBN 1250260124 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »


Spouse:

Marisa Silver  (2 children)
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Personal Quote:

Many people assume that the great benefit of television directing is learning to work at an accelerated pace, to think on your feet. While that's hard to deny, what's been crucial for me is working on shows with unique tones. See more »

Trivia:

Son of Marjorie (Wells) and Bruno W. Kwapis, an oral surgeon, Kwapis has one brother and two sisters. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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