Alan Taylor

Director, Producer, Writer

Director, Producer, Writer


Alan Taylor was born in 1965 as Alan Jamieson Taylor. He is a director and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013) and The Emperor's New Clothes (2001). He has been married to Nicki Ledermann since 2004. They have three children.
Awards
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 14 nominations.

Known For


Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Director (2011-2017)
Thor: The Dark World
Thor: The Dark World
Director (2013)
Terminator Genisys
Terminator Genisys
Director (2015)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorRingworld
(TV Movie) (announced)
DirectorThe Swarm
(TV Series) (pre-production)
DirectorThe Many Saints of Newark
(post-production)
2021
DirectorElectric Dreams
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Safe and Sound (2018)
2018
DirectorRoadside Picnic
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2017)
2017
DirectorGame of Thrones
(TV Series) (7 episodes) - Beyond the Wall (2017) - Valar Morghulis (2012) - The Prince of Winterfell (2012) - The Night Lands (2012) - The North Remembers (2012) Show all 7 episodes
2011-2017
DirectorTerminator Genisys2015
DirectorThor: The Dark World2013
DirectorThe Playboy Club
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (2011)
2011
DirectorThe Wonderful Maladys
(TV Movie)
2010
DirectorBoardwalk Empire
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Nights in Ballygran (2010)
2010
DirectorBored to Death
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Make it Quick, Fitzgerald! (2010) - Escape from the Dungeon! (2010) - The Alanon Case (2009) - Stockholm Syndrome (2009)
2009-2010
DirectorRubicon
(TV Series) (1 episode) - No Honesty in Men (2010)
2010
DirectorNurse Jackie
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Apple Bong (2010) - Candyland (2010)
2010
DirectorIn Treatment
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Walter: Week Four (2009)
2009
Director1%
(TV Movie)
2008
DirectorMad Men
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - The Mountain King (2008) - Nixon vs. Kennedy (2007) - Ladies Room (2007) - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2007)
2007-2008
DirectorLaw & Order
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Driven (2008)
2008
DirectorThe Sopranos
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - The Blue Comet (2007) - Kennedy and Heidi (2007) - Stage 5 (2007) - Kaisha (2006) - The Ride (2006) Show all 9 episodes
1999-2007
DirectorBig Love
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Affair (2006)
2006
DirectorRome
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Kalends of February (2005) - Triumph (2005)
2005
DirectorLost
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Everybody Hates Hugo (2005)
2005
DirectorDeadwood
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Requiem for a Gleet (2005) - Here Was a Man (2004)
2004-2005
DirectorCarnivàle
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Damascus, NE (2005)
2005
DirectorKeen Eddie
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Sticky Fingers (2004)
2004
DirectorSex and the City
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - The Catch (2003) - The Post-It Always Sticks Twice (2003) - Ring a Ding Ding (2002) - Change of a Dress (2002) - The Fuck Buddy (1999) Show all 6 episodes
1999-2003
DirectorKill the Poor2003
DirectorSix Feet Under
(TV Series) (1 episode) - It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2002)
2002
DirectorThe Emperor's New Clothes2001
DirectorThe West Wing
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - 20 Hours in L.A. (2000) - Enemies (1999)
1999-2000
DirectorNow and Again
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Over Easy (1999)
1999
DirectorHomicide: Life on the Street
(TV Series) (7 episodes) - Forgive Us Our Trespasses (1999) - Mercy (1998) - Blood Ties: Part 1 (1997) - The True Test (1996) - The Wedding (1996) Show all 7 episodes
1993-1999
DirectorTrinity
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Breaking In, Breaking Out, Breaking Up, Breaking Down (1999)
1999
DirectorOz
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Strange Bedfellows (1998) - To Your Health (1997)
1997-1998
DirectorTraders
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Us and Them (1997) - The King Is Dead... (1996) - The Big Picture (1996) - Pennies from Heaven (1996)
1996-1997
DirectorPalookaville1995
DirectorThat Burning Question
(Short)
1990
RoleTitleYear
ProducerRingworld
(TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
ProducerRoadside Picnic
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2017) ... (executive producer)
2017
ProducerGame of Thrones
(TV Series) (co-executive producer - 10 episodes) - Valar Morghulis (2012) ... (co-executive producer) - Blackwater (2012) ... (co-executive producer) - The Prince of Winterfell (2012) ... (co-executive producer) - A Man Without Honor (2012) ... (co-executive producer) - The Old Gods and the New (2012) ... (co-executive producer) Show all 10 episodes
2012
ProducerBored to Death
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 10 episodes) - I've Been Living Like a Demented God! (2010) ... (consulting producer) - Escape from the Dungeon! (2010) ... (consulting producer) - Take a Dive (2009) ... (consulting producer) - The Case of the Stolen Sperm (2009) ... (consulting producer) - The Case of the Beautiful Blackmailer (2009) ... (consulting producer) Show all 10 episodes
2009-2010
RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Emperor's New Clothes
(screenplay)
2001
WriterThat Burning Question
(Short)
1990
RoleTitleYear
ThanksVideotape
(additional acknowledgments)
2017/II
ThanksTerminator Genisys
(special thanks)
2015
ThanksMarvel Studios: Assembling a Universe
(TV Movie documentary) (thanks)
2014
ThanksNight Riders
(Short) (thanks)
2013/I
RoleTitleYear
SelfMarvel Studios: The First 10 Years - More Than a Hero
(Video documentary short) Self
2018
SelfThe 70th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
2018
SelfThe Art of Television: les réalisateurs de séries
(TV Series documentary) Self - Alan Taylor (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfReset the Future: Constructing 'Terminator Genisys'
(Video documentary) Self
2015
SelfTerminator Genisys: Family Dynamics
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfTerminator Genisys: Infiltration and Termination
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfUpgrades: VFX of 'Terminator Genisys'
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfMade in Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - Terminator: Genisys/Magic Mike XXL/Jackie & Ryan (2015) ... Self - Episode #9.8 (2013) ... Self
2013-2015
SelfMarvel Studios: Assembling a Universe
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2014
SelfA Brothers' Journey: Thor & Loki
(Video documentary short) Self - Director
2014
SelfLoki: The God of Mischief
(Video documentary short) Self
2014
SelfThor: The Dark World Special
(TV Short documentary) Self
2013
SelfGame of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production, Iceland
(Video) Self
2012
SelfGame of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production: Croatia
(Video documentary) Self
2012
SelfMaking of Game of Thrones
(Video documentary) Self
2011
SelfThe Sopranos: A Sitdown
(TV Short documentary) Self (uncredited)
2007
SelfThe 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
2007
SelfThe Making of 'Mad Men'
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageReinventando Hollywood
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008