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Joseph L. Scanlan (1929–2020)

Joseph L. Scanlan was born on August 16, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a director, known for The Outer Limits (1995), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Quantum Leap (1989). He died on December 18, 2020 in Santa Barbara, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Outer Limits Director
(1995-1996)
(1988-1989)
Quantum Leap Director
(1990)
Flatland Director
(2002)

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 2002 Flatland (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2001 Largo Winch (TV Series) (pilot)
 1997-2000 La Femme Nikita (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Catch a Falling Star (2000) ... (as Alan Smithee)
- End Game (1998)
- In Between (1998)
 1999 Strange World (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lullaby (1999)
 1998 Legacy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Blood Relative (1998) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
 1998 Earth: Final Conflict (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Law & Order (1998)
 1997-1998 Players (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Con-undrum (1998)
- Rashocon (1997)
 1997 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Mail Order Bride (1997)
- Next of Kin (1997)
 1997 Dead Man's Gun (TV Movie) (segment "The Great McDonacle")
 1996 Stand Against Fear (TV Movie)
 1996 Dangerous Minds (TV Series) (multiple episodes)
 1995-1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Sentence (1996)
- Inconstant Moon (1996)
 1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1995 Spenser: A Savage Place (TV Movie)
 1995 Picture Perfect (TV Movie)
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Resurrection (1995)
 1994 Spenser: The Judas Goat (TV Movie)
 1993-1994 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Sacred Trust (1993)
 1994 Due South (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Diefenbaker's Day Off (1994) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Bad Luck Betty (1994)
- Hard Rock (1994)
 1993 The Hidden Room (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Marion & Jean (1993)
 1993 North of 60 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fire (1993)
 1992 Homefront (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Spanish Moss (1992)
 1990-1992 The Young Riders (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Song of Isaiah (1992)
- A Tiger's Tale (1991)
- Blood Money (1990)
 1990-1991 Neon Rider (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Loyalties (1991)
- John Doe (1990)
 1991 I Still Dream of Jeannie (TV Movie) (as Joseph Scanlan)
 1985-1991 Knots Landing (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- An American Hero (1991)
- Bad Dog (1991)
- In the Dog House (1991)
 1990 War of the Worlds (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Time to Reap (1990)
 1990 True Blue (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tunnel Vision (1990)
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Island Son (TV Series)
 1988-1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Time Squared (1989)
- Contagion (1989)
- Skin Of Evil (1988)
- The Big Goodbye (1988)
 1987-1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Solomon's Choice (1989)
- Flying Blind (1988)
- Legacies (1988)
 1988 Paradise (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Ghost Dance (1988)
 1988 The Return of Ben Casey (TV Movie)
 1987 Nightstick (TV Movie)
 1986 The Campbells (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Visitors (1986)
- The Haunting (1986)
- End of the River (1986)
- Gift Horse (1986)
 1986 Adderly (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Change of Mind (1986)
 1986 Night Heat (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fighter (1986)
 1982 Spring Fever
 1980-1982 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- A Special Friend (1982)
- Mail Order Bride (1982)
- The Locket (1981)
- The Hero (1981)
 1980 The Starlost: Deception (TV Movie)
 1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 Sidestreet (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Case in Point (1977)
 1977 Search and Rescue: The Alpha Team (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970-1976 Somerset (TV Series) (1,665 episodes)
- Episode #1.1709 (1976) ... (1970-1973)
- Episode #1.1708 (1976) ... (1970-1973)
- Episode #1.1707 (1976) ... (1970-1973)
- Episode #1.1705 (1976) ... (1970-1973)
- Episode #1.1706 (1976) ... (1970-1973)
 1976 Land of the Lost (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Medicine Man (1976) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
- Ancient Guardian (1976) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
- Timestop (1976) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
- Abominable Snowman (1976) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
- Flying Dutchman (1976) ... (as Joe Scanlan)
 1976 Our Man Flint: Dead on Target (TV Movie)
 1974 Salty (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A New Friend (1974)
 1973-1974 The Starlost (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Space Precinct (1974)
- Gallery of Fear (1973) ... (uncredited)
- The Alien Oro (1973)
 1968 The World of Animals: The World of Horses (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 The World of Animals: It's a Dog's World (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 ABC Scope (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1964 Another World (TV Series) (1971)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series) (multiple episodes, 1972)
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Alternate Names:

Joe Scanlan | Joseph Scanlan | Alan Smithee
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