The Info List - Michael Dinner

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Michael Dinner (born June 5, 1953) is an American director, producer, and screenwriter for television. Prior to his TV career, he was a recording artist for Fantasy Records. In 2017, it was announced that he would write an episode of the Channel 4/ Amazon Video
Amazon Video
series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. He will also serve as an executive producer.[1][2]


1 Directed 2 Produced 3 References 4 External links


Heaven Help Us (1985) Off Beat (1986) Hot to Trot
Hot to Trot
(1988) The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
(19 episodes, 1989–1993) Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story (TV Movie, 1994) Chicago Hope (5 episodes, 1994–1995) Early Edition
Early Edition
(3 episodes, 1996–1997) The Crew (2000) Karen Sisco (2 episodes, 2003) Invasion (1 episode, 2005) Grey's Anatomy (1 episode, 2005) Kidnapped (2 episodes, 2006) Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
(1 episode, 2008) Law & Order (2 episodes, 2008–2009) Justified (2 episodes, 2010; 1 episode, 2011; 1 episode, 2012; 1 episode, 2013) Masters of Sex
Masters of Sex
(2 episodes, 2013) The Get Down (1 episode, 2016)


The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
(20 episodes, 1990–1991) Chicago Hope (28 episodes, 1994–1995) (co-executive producer) Early Edition
Early Edition
(1 episode, 1996) (executive producer) Karen Sisco (1 episode, 2004) (executive producer) Kidnapped (10 episodes, 2006–2007) (executive producer) Justified (2 episodes, 2010; 1 episode, 2013) (executive producer)


^ Cynthia Littleton. "Amazon Grabs U.S. Rights to Bryan Cranston's 'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' Anthology Series". Variety.  ^ Nellie Andreeva. "'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' TV Series From Ron Moore, Michael Dinner & Bryan Cranston Picked Up By Amazon". Deadline. 

External links[edit]

Michael Dinner on IMDb

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Films directed by Michael Dinner

Heaven Help Us (1985) Off Beat (1986) Hot to Trot
Hot to Trot
(1988) The Crew (2000)

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Peter Tewksbury (1959) Ralph Levy / Bud Yorkin (1960) Sheldon Leonard
Sheldon Leonard
(1961) Nat Hiken (1962) John Rich (1963) Jerry Paris (1964) William Asher
William Asher
(1966) James Frawley for "Royal Flush" (1967) Bruce Bilson for "Maxwell Smart, Private Eye" (1968) Greg Garrison for "October 17, 1968" (1969) Dwight Hemion for "The Sound of Burt Bacharach" (1970) Jay Sandrich for "Toulouse-Lautrec is One of My Favorite Artists" (1971) John Rich for "Sammy's Visit" (1972) Jay Sandrich for "It's Whether You Win or Lose" (1973) Jackie Cooper
Jackie Cooper
for "Carry on, Hawkeye" (1974) Gene Reynolds
Gene Reynolds
for "O.R." (1975) Gene Reynolds
Gene Reynolds
for "Welcome to Korea" (1976) Alan Alda
Alan Alda
for "Dear Sigmund" (1977) Paul Bogart for "Edith's 50th Birthday" (1978) Noam Pitlik for "The Harris Incident" (1979) James Burrows for "Louie and the Nice Girl" (1980) James Burrows for "Elaine's Strange Triangle" (1981) Alan Rafkin for "Barbara's Crisis" (1982) James Burrows for "Showdown", Part 2 (1983) Bill Persky for "A Very Loud Family" (1984) Jay Sandrich for "The Younger Woman" (1985) Jay Sandrich for "Denise's Friend" (1986) Terry Hughes for "Isn't it Romantic" (1987) Gregory Hoblit for "Pilot" (1988) Peter Baldwin for "Our Miss White" (1989) Michael Dinner for "Good-bye" (1990) James Burrows for "Woody Interruptus" (1991) Barnet Kellman for "Birth 101" (1992) Betty Thomas
Betty Thomas
for "For Peter's Sake" (1993) James Burrows for "The Good Son" (1994) David Lee for "The Matchmaker" (1995) Michael Lembeck for "The One After the Superbowl" (1996) David Lee for "To Kill a Talking Bird" (1997) Todd Holland for "Flip" (1998) Thomas Schlamme for "Pilot" (Sports Night) (1999) Todd Holland for "Pilot" (Malcolm in the Middle) (2000) Todd Holland for "Bowling" (2001) Michael Patrick King for "The Real Me" (2002) Robert B. Weide for "Krazee-Eyez Killa" (2003) Anthony and Joe Russo for "Pilot" (Arrested Development) (2004) Charles McDougall for "Pilot" (Desperate Housewives) (2005) Marc Buckland for "Pilot" (My Name Is Earl) (2006) Richard Shepard for "Pilot" (Ugly Betty) (2007) Barry Sonnenfeld
Barry Sonnenfeld
for "Pie-lette" (2008) Jeffrey Blitz
Jeffrey Blitz
for "Stress Relief" (2009) Ryan Murphy for "Pilot" (Glee) (2010) Michael Spiller for "Halloween" (2011) Steven Levitan
Steven Levitan
for "Baby on Board" (2012) Gail Mancuso for "Arrested" (2013) Gail Mancuso for "Las Vegas" (2014) Jill Soloway
Jill Soloway
for "Best New Girl" (2015) Jill Soloway
Jill Soloway
for "Man on the Land" (2016) Donald Glover
Donald Glover
for "B.A.N." (2017)

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