Roger Young

13 May 1942

Director

Roger E. Young (born 13 May 1942) is an American TV and film director. He won an Emmy Award in 1980 in Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series for Lou Grant (episode: Cop). He was born in Champaign, Illinois. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Illinois. He worked as a producer-director at Channel 6, the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, IN. Then moved to Chicago and became a producer for Foote-Cone & Belding Advertising, where he produced national commercials. Later he moved to directing commercials for the production company of Lippert-Saviano, and then Topel & Associates. Finally he opened his own production company, Young & Company, producing and directing commercials. In 1977 he moved to Los Angeles and was hired as Associate Producer on a television film entitled "Something for Joey". This led to being offered Associate Producer of "Lou Grant" the television series starring Ed Asner. Gene Reynolds, Executive Producer of the show, became Mr. Young's mentor, and in the second season Mr. Young was given the opportunity to direct an episode. He won an Emmy and two Director's Guild Awards for directing episodes of the series. He then directed the two-hour pilot of "Magnum, P.I.", and many other pilots... all but one of them being picked up for series. Mr. Young then began to concentrate on long form television: two hour films and mini-series.

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Filmography (40 titles)

(movie, 2013)
···Barabbas
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2005)
···Hercules
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Augustus: The First Emperor
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Imperium: Augustus
Genre: Drama, Romance, History
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
···Dracula
Genre: Horror
Role: Director
(movie, 2000)
···Jesus
Genre: Fantasy
Role: Director
(movie, 2000)
···San Paolo
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Director
(movie, 2000)
···The Thin Blue Lie
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···Jésus
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···One Special Night
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···A Knight in Camelot
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···Kiss the Sky
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Heart Full of Rain
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Sisters and Other Strangers
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Solomon
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Biography
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···The Siege at Ruby Ridge
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···Joseph
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···Moses
Genre: Crime, Adventure, Biography
Role: Director
(movie, 1994)
···Getting Gotti
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···For Love and Glory
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···Geronimo
Genre: Western, Biography
Role: Director
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1992)
···Jewels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···Doublecrossed
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Director
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···Nightmare in Columbia County
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Love and Lies
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Murder in Mississippi
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1988)
···The Bourne Identity
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1987)
···Love Among Thieves
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Adventure
Role: Director
(movie, 1987)
···The Squeeze
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1986)
···Under Siege
Genre: Thriller
Role: Director
(series, 1985)
···Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Director
(movie, 1985)
···Gulag
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1985)
···Into Thin Air
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1984)
···Lassiter
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Role: Director
(movie, 1982)
···An Innocent Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1982)
···Two of a Kind
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1981)
···Bitter Harvest
Genre: Drama
Role: Director