Allan Arkush

Producer, Director, Actor

Producer, Director, Actor


Allan Arkush was born on April 30, 1948 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Heroes (2006), Witches of East End (2013) and Crossing Jordan (2001).
Birth date
1948-04-30
Awards
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 10 nominations.

Known For


Heroes
Heroes
Producer (2006-2010)
Witches of East End
Witches of East End
Producer (2013-2014)
Crossing Jordan
Crossing Jordan
Producer (2001-2007)
The Temptations
The Temptations
Director (1998)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerHeroes Reborn
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - Project Reborn (2016) ... (executive producer) - Company Woman (2016) ... (executive producer) - Send in the Clones (2016) ... (executive producer) - 11:53 to Odessa (2015) ... (executive producer) - Sundae, Bloody Sundae (2015) ... (executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
2015-2016
ProducerWitches of East End
(TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - The Brothers Grimoire (2014) ... (executive producer) - The Old Man and the Key (2014) ... (executive producer) - The Son Also Rises (2014) ... (executive producer) - A Moveable Beast (2014) ... (executive producer)
2014
ProducerThe Client List
(TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes) - What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am (2013) ... (executive producer) - Wild Nights Are Calling (2013) ... (executive producer) - Whatever It Takes (2013) ... (executive producer) - When I Say I Do (2013) ... (executive producer) - I Miss Back When (2013) ... (executive producer) Show all 15 episodes
2013
ProducerHellcats
(TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes) - I'm Sick Y'all (2011) ... (executive producer) - Land of 1,000 Dances (2011) ... (executive producer) - Warped Sister (2011) ... (executive producer) - Before I Was Caught (2011) ... (executive producer) - Woke Up Dead (2011) ... (executive producer) Show all 18 episodes
2010-2011
ProducerHeroes
(TV Series) (executive producer - 58 episodes) - Chapter Twelve 'An Invisible Thread' (2009) ... (executive producer) - Chapter Eleven 'I Am Sylar' (2009) ... (executive producer) - Chapter Ten '1961' (2009) ... (executive producer) - Chapter Nine 'Turn and Face the Strange' (2009) ... (executive producer) - Chapter Eight 'Into Asylum' (2009) ... (executive producer) Show all 58 episodes
2006-2009
ProducerHeroes: The Recruit
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
2008
ProducerHeroes: Going Postal
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - A Nifty Trick (2008) ... (executive producer)
2008
ProducerCrossing Jordan
(TV Series) (executive producer - 55 episodes, 2004 - 2007) (co-executive producer - 45 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (consulting producer - 12 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (producer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2007) - Crash (2007) ... (executive producer) - D.O.A. (2007) ... (executive producer) - Dead Again (2007) ... (executive producer) - In Sickness & in Health (2007) ... (executive producer) - Post Hoc... (2007) ... (executive producer) Show all 114 episodes
ProducerSnoops
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 12 episodes, 1999) (producer - 1 episode, 1999) - The Stolen Diskette (1999) ... (co-executive producer) - Swan Chant (1999) ... (co-executive producer) - Blood Lines (1999) ... (co-executive producer) - A Criminal Mind (1999) ... (co-executive producer) - The Grinch (1999) ... (co-executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
ProducerC.P.W.
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 15 episodes) - Guess Who's Come to Annoy You? (1996) ... (co-executive producer) - Hour of the Devil (1996) ... (co-executive producer) - Allen Strikes Back (1995) ... (co-executive producer) - She Danced Only One Summer (1995) ... (co-executive producer) - Showgirls (1995) ... (co-executive producer) Show all 15 episodes
1995-1996
ProducerMoon Over Miami
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Quiero Vivir (1993) ... (executive producer)
1993
ProducerParenthood
(TV Series) (co-executive producer)
1990
ProducerShannon's Deal
(TV Series) (supervising producer)
1990
RoleTitleYear
DirectorAnother Life
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Hello (2019) - Living the Dream (2019)
2019
DirectorNashville
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - I Don't Want to Lose You Yet (2018) - Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound (2018) - Jump Then Fall (2018) - Not Ready to Make Nice (2017)
2017-2018
DirectorA Series of Unfortunate Events
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Hostile Hospital: Part Two (2018) - The Hostile Hospital: Part One (2018)
2018
DirectorThe Good Fight
(TV Series) (1 episode) - First Week (2017)
2017
DirectorSwitched at Birth
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - The Call (2017) - We Were So Close That Nothing Use to Stand Between Us (2015) - The Ambush (2014) - Fountain (2014)
2014-2017
DirectorNo Tomorrow
(TV Series) (1 episode) - No Debts Remain Unpaid (2016)
2016
DirectorNCIS
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Philly (2016)
2016
DirectorBrainDead
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Back to Work: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Congress and How It Gets Things Done (and Often Doesn't) (2016) - Wake Up Grassroots: The Nine Virtues of Participatory Democracy, and How We Can Keep America Great by Encouraging an Informed Electorate (2016)
2016
DirectorCSI: Cyber
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Gone in 6 Seconds (2015)
2015
DirectorHeroes Reborn
(TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes) - June 13th - Part Two (2015) - June 13th - Part One (2015)
2015
DirectorMinority Report
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - Hawk-Eye (2015)
2015
DirectorDefiance
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - When Twilight Dims the Sky Above (2015) - Ostinato in White (2015) - If You Could See Her Through My Eyes (2014) - This Woman's Work (2014)
2014-2015
DirectorSalem
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Blood Kiss (2015) ... (as Alan Arkush)
2015
DirectorDig
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Well of Souls (2015)
2015
DirectorWitches of East End
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - For Whom the Spell Tolls (2014) - A Moveable Beast (2014) - Today I Am a Witch (2013)
2013-2014
DirectorThe Client List
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Wild Nights Are Calling (2013) - Unanswered Prayers (2013) - 'Till I Make It on My Own (2013) - Turn the Page (2012)
2012-2013
DirectorChristmas with Holly
(TV Movie)
2012
DirectorFranklin & Bash
(TV Series) (1 episode) - For Those About to Rock (2012)
2012
DirectorRinger
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - P.S. You're an Idiot (2012) - If You Ever Want a French Lesson... (2011)
2011-2012
DirectorHellcats
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Back of a Car (2010) - I Say a Little Prayer (2010) - A World Full of Strangers (2010)
2010
DirectorLife Unexpected
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Turtle Undefeated (2010)
2010
DirectorHeroes
(TV Series) (11 episodes) - Chapter Seventeen 'The Wall' (2010) - Chapter Eleven 'I Am Sylar' (2009) - Chapter Two 'Trust and Blood' (2009) - Chapter Eight 'Villains' (2008) - Chapter One 'The Second Coming' (2008) Show all 11 episodes
2006-2010
DirectorWhite Collar
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Portrait (2009)
2009
DirectorMercy
(TV Series) (1 episode) - You Lost Me with the Cinderblock (2009)
2009
DirectorMelrose Place
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Grand (2009)
2009
DirectorHeroes: Hard Knox
(TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes) - Chapter 4: The Main Man Now (2008) - Chapter 3: Fear (2008) - Chapter 2: Get Straight (2008) - Chapter 1: Choices (2008)
2008
DirectorCrossing Jordan
(TV Series) (30 episodes) - Night of the Living Dead (2007) - Don't Leave Me This Way (2006) - Save Me (2006) - Death Toll (2006) - Loves Me Not (2006) Show all 30 episodes
2001-2007
DirectorPrince Charming
(TV Movie)
2001
DirectorGo Fish
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Go P.D.A. (2001)
2001
DirectorTucker
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Seth Green with Envy (2000) - Pilot (2000)
2000
DirectorBull
(TV Series) (1 episode) - In the Black (2000)
2000
DirectorSnoops
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Swan Chant (1999) - The Heartless Bitch (1999) - Singer in the Band (1999) - Pilot (1999)
1999
DirectorAlly
(TV Series)
1999
DirectorAlly McBeal
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Love's Illusions (1999) - Cro-Magnon (1998)
1998-1999
DirectorThe Practice
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Judge and Jury (1999)
1999
DirectorThe Temptations
(TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1998) - Episode #1.1 (1998)
1998
DirectorDawson's Creek
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Detention (1998)
1998
DirectorPlayers
(TV Series) (1 episode) - In Concert (1997)
1997
DirectorThe Visitor
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Remember (1997)
1997
DirectorTimecop
(TV Series) (1 episode) - A Rip in Time (1997)
1997
DirectorElvis Meets Nixon
(TV Movie)
1997
DirectorDesert Breeze
(TV Movie)
1996
DirectorDangerous Minds
(TV Series) (1 episode) - See Me (1996)
1996
DirectorC.P.W.
(TV Series) (7 episodes) - Guess Who's Come to Annoy You? (1996) - She Danced Only One Summer (1995) - Behind Your Back (1995) - With the Weapons of a Mrs. (1995) - Intrigues (1995) Show all 7 episodes
1995-1996
DirectorYoung at Heart
(TV Movie)
1995
DirectorRebel Highway
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994)
1994
DirectorShake, Rattle and Rock!
(TV Movie)
1994
DirectorXXX's & OOO's
(TV Movie)
1994
DirectorMoon Over Miami
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Small Packages (1993)
1993
DirectorJohnny Bago
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Hail the Conquering Marrow (1993)
1993
DirectorSirens
(TV Series) (1 episode) - They Do It Standing Up (1993)
1993
DirectorI'll Fly Away
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Realpolitik (1993) - Desperate Measures (1992)
1992-1993
DirectorMiddle Ages
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Pig in the Python (1992)
1992
DirectorMann & Machine
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Water, Water, Everywhere (1992)
1992
DirectorParenthood
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Fun for Kids (1991) - Take My Parents, Please (1990) - Hollow Halloween (1990) - Love Stinks (1990) - My Dad Can Beat Up Your BMW (1990) Show all 6 episodes
1990-1991
DirectorShannon's Deal
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - First Amendment (1991) - Greed (1991) - Inside Straight (1990) - Words to Music (1990)
1990-1991
DirectorCapital News
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - King for a Day (1990) - Pilot (1990)
1990
DirectorMoonlighting
(TV Series) (12 episodes) - Plastic Fantastic Lovers (1989) - Fetal Attraction (1988) - Father Knows Last (1987) - Cool Hand Dave: Part 2 (1987) - Cool Hand Dave: Part 1 (1987) Show all 12 episodes
1986-1989
DirectorTattinger's
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Death and Taxis (1988) - Virgin Spring (1988)
1988
DirectorCaddyshack II1988
DirectorThe Bronx Zoo
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Runaway Hearts (1987) - Small Victories (1987) - Signs of Life (1987)
1987
DirectorSt. Elsewhere
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Schwarzwald (1987) - Getting Ahead (1987) - Nothing Up My Sleeve (1986) - Not My Type (1986) - Come Home, Oh Sapien (1986) Show all 6 episodes
1986-1987
DirectorL.A. Law
(TV Series) (1 episode) - El Sid (1986)
1986
DirectorFame
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - Contacts (1986) - Self Defense (1986) - Holmes Sweet Holmes (1986) - White Light (1985) - Bronco Bob Rides Again (1985) Show all 9 episodes
1984-1986
DirectorThe Twilight Zone
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Still Life/The Little People of Killany Woods/The Misfortune Cookie (1986) ... (segment "The Misfortune Cookie")
1986
DirectorBette Midler: Beast of Burden
(Video short)
1984
DirectorSummer
(TV Movie)
1984
DirectorGet Crazy
(directed by)
1983
DirectorDokken: Breaking the Chains
(Video short)
1982
DirectorHeartbeeps1981
DirectorRamones: Do You Wanna Dance?
(Video short)
1979
DirectorRamones: I Just Want to Have Something to Do
(Video short)
1979
DirectorRamones: I Want You Around
(Video short)
1979
DirectorRock 'n' Roll High School1979
DirectorDeathsport1978
DirectorHollywood Boulevard1976
DirectorSeptuagenarian Substitute Ball1970
RoleTitleYear
ActorMoonlighting
(TV Series) Porn Shop Man - Funeral for a Door Nail (1986) ... Porn Shop Man
1986
ActorGet Crazy
Audience Member at Concert (uncredited)
1983
ActorRock 'n' Roll High School
Ticket Taker in Green Shirt (uncredited)
1979
ActorGrand Theft Auto
Clown (uncredited)
1977
ActorCannonball!
Panama
1976
ActorHollywood Boulevard
Sheriff with Rifle (uncredited)
1976
RoleTitleYear
WriterRock 'n' Roll High School Forever
(based on characters by)
1991
WriterRock 'n' Roll High School
(story by)
1979
WriterDeathsport
(uncredited)
1978
RoleTitleYear
EditorGrand Theft Auto
(uncredited)
1977
EditorHollywood Boulevard1976
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorGrand Theft Auto
(second unit director)
1977
RoleTitleYear
Editorial departmentDeathsport
(associate editor)
1978
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackRebel Highway
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994) ... (writer: "She Put the Bomp")
1994
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Truth About You
(special thanks)
2014
ThanksThe Yellow Brick Road and Beyond
(Video documentary) (special thanks - as Alan Arkush)
2009
RoleTitleYear
SelfRoger Corman, the pope of pop cinema
(Documentary) Self
2021
SelfTime Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time, Parts 1-3
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self (2019)
2019
SelfClass of '79: 40 Years of Rock 'N' Roll High School
(Video documentary) Self
2019
SelfRock 'n' Roll Guns for Hire: The Story of the Sidemen
(Documentary) Self
2017
SelfHollywood Boulevard: An Interview with Allan Arkush and Jon Davison
(Video documentary short) Self
2016
SelfThat Guy Dick Miller
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfCorman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfMachete Maidens Unleashed!
(Documentary) Self - New Worl Filmmaker / Trailer Editor
2010
SelfRock 'n' Roll High School: Candid Comments from Director Allan Arkush
(Video short) Self
2010
SelfHollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s
(Video documentary) Self
2009
SelfStage 5
(TV Series) Self - On Set with Heroes' Allan Arkush (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfHollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's
(Video documentary) Self
2009
SelfHollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's
(Video documentary) Self
2009
SelfHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1950s: The Golden Era of the Musical
(Video documentary) Self
2009
SelfThe Yellow Brick Road and Beyond
(Video documentary) Self (as Alan Arkush)
2009
SelfHeroes Unmasked
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Music of Heroes (2008) ... Self - Heroes by Design (2008) ... Self - Action! (2008) ... Self - Missing Links (2008) ... Self - A Bug's Life (2008) ... Self Show all 15 episodes
2007-2008
SelfTrailers from Hell
(TV Series) Self
2007
SelfMemories of Moonlighting
(Video documentary short) Self
2006
SelfBack to School: A Retrospective - 'Rock 'N' Roll High School' Rock on Edition DVD
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfFlops 101: Lessons from the Biz
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2004
SelfRamones Raw
(Documentary) Self (scenes deleted)
2004
SelfHollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s
(TV Movie documentary) Self (uncredited)
2002
SelfThe 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
1999
SelfWe're Outta Here!
(Video documentary) Self
1997
SelfThe 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
1987
SelfRoger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel
(Documentary) Self
1978
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageChroma
(TV Series) Self - Gremlins (2017) ... Self
2017