Tim Van Patten

Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Tim Van Patten was a versatile director who lent his talents to many great television shows. Patten began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "Class of 1984" (1982), "Zone Troopers" (1985) and the ... Read more »
Born: 06/10/1959 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (21)

Boardwalk Empire 2010 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

Game of Thrones 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

The Pacific 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

Rome 2005, 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

The Sopranos 1999 - 2002, 2004, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Deadwood 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Into the West 2005 (Tv Show)

Director

Sex and the City 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

The Wire 2002 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

Ed 1993 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Director

Keen Eddie 2003 (Tv Show)

Director

Central Park West 1993 - 1999, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Homicide: Life on the Street 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

New York Undercover 1993 - 1999, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Now and Again 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Promised Land 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

The Sentinel 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

The Visitor 1993 - 1998, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Touched By an Angel 1993 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Matt Waters 1993 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Director

The Road Home 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Director
Actor (10)

James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

True Blue 1989 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Catacombs 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Wrong Guys 1988 (Movie)

JT (Actor)

Zone Troopers 1985 (Movie)

Private Joey Verona (Actor)

The Master 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Garage 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Class of 1984 1982 (Movie)

Peter Stegman (Actor)

Dress Gray (TV Show)

Actor

The White Shadow (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

UNDERFIRE: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Production Management (1)

Squeeze... 1997 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Music (1)

Class of 1984 1982 (Movie)

("Stegman's Concerto") (Music)

Biography

Tim Van Patten was a versatile director who lent his talents to many great television shows. Patten began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "Class of 1984" (1982), "Zone Troopers" (1985) and the Louie Anderson comedy "The Wrong Guys" (1988). He also appeared in "Catacombs" (1988). Patten worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The White Shadow" (CBS, 1978-1981). Work on "Central Park West" (1995-96), "Matt Waters" (CBS, 1995-96) and "The Visitor" (Fox, 1997-98). followed in the nineties More recently, Patten directed "The Road Home" (CBS, 1993-94). Patten most recently appeared on "James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend" (HBO, 2013-14). Patten was nominated for an Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for "Sex and the City" in 2004 as well as for an Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Primetime Emmy Award for "The Pacific" in 2010. Patten won an Outstanding Miniseries Primetime Emmy Award for "The Pacific" in 2010 as well as an Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Drama Producers Guild of America Award for "Boardwalk Empire" in 2012.

Relationships

Dick Patten

Half-Brother

Joyce Patten

Half-Sister

Dick Van Patten Actor

Half-Brother

Milestones

2011

Nominated for the 2011 Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series ("The Pacific")

2011

Directed the first and second episodes of HBO's "Game of Thrones"

2010

Directed episodes of the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire"

2010

Earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special (for HBO's "The Pacific")

2005

Directed episodes of the HBO epic "Rome"

2005

Directed the TNT miniseries "Into the West"

2004

Directed the final two episodes of the HBO comedy "Sex and the City"

2002

Directed episodes of the HBO series "The Wire"

1999

Wrote and directed several episodes of the award winning HBO series, "The Sopranos"; earned Emmy nominations for writing in 2001 and for directing (2001, 2003, 2004, 2006); also earned DGA nominations (2003, 2005, 2001, 2008) for Outstanding Directorial A

1993

Helmed an episode of "Homicide: Life on the Street"

1989

Had a featured role on the NBC series "True Blue"

1986

Appeared in the NBC miniseries "Dress Grey"

1984

Cast as a drifter who teams up with an American who was trained as a Ninja in "The Master" (NBC)

1982

Feature acting debut, "Class of 1984"

1978

Appeared in the regular role of Mario 'Salami' Pettrino on the CBS drama series "The White Shadow"

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