Bite-sized blog post: Joan Tewkesbury


JOAN TEWKESBURY has worked in theater, film and television as a dancer, choreographer, actress, writer, director and producer.

She wrote several screenplays for Robert Altman before directing her first feature Old Boyfriends (1979) which was released by Embassy Pictures. She went on to direct for various television shows.

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Interview Magazine
Filmmaker Magazine Interview
BOMB Magazine

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

The Guardian (TV Series) (6 episodes)

The Line (2003)
The Next Life (2002)
The Chinese Wall (2002)

 1999Chicago Hope (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Golden Hour (1999)

 1998Felicity (TV Series) (2 episodes)

Spooked (1998)
 1998Scattering Dad (TV Movie)

 1997-1998Nothing Sacred (TV Series) (2 episodes)

House of Rage (1997)
 1994On Promised Land (TV Movie)

 1990-1992Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (3 episodes)

TV or Not TV (1990)

 1992Picket Fences (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Snake Lady (1992)

 1992Northern Exposure (TV Series) (1 episode)

On Your Own (1992)
 1992Strangers (TV Movie) (segment “Windows”)
 1991Wild Texas Wind (TV Movie)

 1991Shannon’s Deal (TV Series) (1 episode)

Trouble (1991)
 1990Sudie and Simpson (TV Movie)
 1989Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie)

 1989CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)

Elysian Fields (1989)

 1986Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)

The Canary Sedan (1986)
 1981The Acorn People (TV Movie)
 1979The Tenth Month (TV Movie)

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