David Straiton

David Straiton is a Canadian-born director who works most frequently in the genres of drama and fantasy. Straiton began his career directing for commercials, moving to television starting with the 1998 Canadian-filmed ... Read more »

Filmography

Director (57)

Hell on Wheels 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

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Stalker 2015 (Tv Show)

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The Originals 2015 (Tv Show)

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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

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Graceland 2013 (Tv Show)

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Grimm 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Hemlock Grove 2013 (Tv Show)

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Fringe 2010, 2012 (Tv Show)

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House 2007 - 2012 (Tv Show)

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The Finder 2012 (Tv Show)

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The Firm 2012 (Tv Show)

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White Collar 2010 - 2012 (Tv Show)

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Chaos 2011 (Tv Show)

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The Cape 2011 (Tv Show)

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Detroit 1-8-7 2010 (Tv Show)

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Defying Gravity 2009 (Tv Show)

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Dollhouse 2009 (Tv Show)

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Knight Rider 2008 (Tv Show)

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Las Vegas 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

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Life 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

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My Own Worst Enemy 2008 (Tv Show)

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Standoff 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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The Dresden Files 2007 (Tv Show)

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Blade: The Series 2006 (Tv Show)

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Eureka 2006 (Tv Show)

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In Justice 2006 (Tv Show)

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Dawson's Creek 1993 - 1994, 1999 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Enterprise 2002 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Freakylinks 1993 - 1994, 1999 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Kevin Hill 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Killer Instinct 2005 (Tv Show)

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La Femme Nikita 1993 - 1994, 1997 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Point Pleasant 2005 (Tv Show)

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Sex, Love & Secrets 2005 (Tv Show)

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Special Unit 2 1993 - 1994, 1999 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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The Inside 1993 - 1994, 1999 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Tucker 1993 - 1994, 1999 - 2005 (Tv Show)

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Century City 1993 - 1994, 2000 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Cold Case 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Hack 2004 (Tv Show)

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Higher Ground 1993 - 1994, 1999 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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North Shore 2004 (Tv Show)

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The 4400 2004 (Tv Show)

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Angel 1999 - 2000, 2003 (Tv Show)

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Dead Like Me 2003 (Tv Show)

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Fastlane 2003 (Tv Show)

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Jake 2.0 2003 (Tv Show)

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John Doe 2003 (Tv Show)

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Charmed 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Dark Angel 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Odyssey 5 2002 (Tv Show)

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Pumped! 1993 - 1994, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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The War Next Door 1993 - 1994, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Providence 2000 (Tv Show)

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The Immortal 2000 (Movie)

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Survivor 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Disney's Animal Kingdom: The First Adventure 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Actor (1)

Mercy 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

David Straiton is a Canadian-born director who works most frequently in the genres of drama and fantasy. Straiton began his career directing for commercials, moving to television starting with the 1998 Canadian-filmed program "Traders", a drama based on investment bankers. In 1999, he began to concentrate his work on U.S. programs, directing episodes of the supernatural shows "Charmed" and "Angel" and the sci-fi program "Star Trek: Enterprise", of which he directed 10 episodes. Straiton continued to work regularly throughout the decade, specializing in hour-long programs, including the hostage negotiator drama "Standoff", the gambling-themed drama "Las Vegas", and the cop show "Life". In 2007, Straiton began his highest profile assignment, directing episodes of the highly-rated medical drama "House M.D." with Hugh Laurie. Straiton has directed multiple episodes of "House M.D." in seasons four through seven. Straiton returned to Canada in 2009 to direct the pilot episode of "Defying Gravity". Shot in Vancouver, the show chronicled the life of astronauts on a mission to Venus.

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