David F Solomon
Successful TV director/producer David Solomon began his career in television as a writer on the amateur detective drama "Hart to Hart" in 1979. In the early '80s, he made the transition to film within the post-production arena as an assistant editor on the show biz comedy "My Favorite Year" and the Tom Cruise teen comedy "Risky Business". In 1984, he stepped up to editor on TV's crime thriller "Miami Vice". In the '90s, he went on to direct numerous Perry Mason made-for-TV movies, which began his producing career. In 1989, he made his first foray into directing with "Matlock", but he didn't return to directing until 1997, with Joss Whedon's popular teen drama series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", on which he served as producer. He's gone on to earn directing credits on "Tru Calling", "Burn Notice", "October Road", "Dollhouse" (another Joss Whedon creation), "Las Vegas", and "Nikita". He also served as producer on the last three of these programs, developing a reputation for producing scintillating dramas.