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Joe Napolitano

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Other names  J. R. Napolitano
Role  Film director
Citizenship  American
Spouse  Elizabeth Gast
Years active  1974–present
Movies  Earth Angel, Contagious
Name  Joe Napolitano

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Full Name  Joseph Ralph Napolitano
Occupation  Film director Television director
Similar People  Elizabeth Pena, Elizabeth Gast, Cathy Podewell, Lindsay Wagner, Cindy Williams

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Joseph Ralph Napolitano is an American film and television director who has worked in the film and television industries since the mid-1970s directing both TV films and multiple episodic series.

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Career

Napolitano's television credits include directing 12 episodes of Quantum Leap, 2 episodes of The X-Files, 2 episodes of Picket Fences, 3 episodes of The Pretenders, 2 episodes of L.A. Doctors, 2 episodes of Dawson's Creek, 4 episodes of Boston Public, and 14 episodes of Strong Medicine, as well as the 1991 film Earth Angel, and the 1997 film Virus. The film Contagious earned an American Latino Media Arts Award for actress Elizabeth Pena for 'Outstanding Actress in a Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-Series'.

In the 1980s, Napolitano's work included acting as assistant director on feature film projects, working on films with directors Brian Hutton, Danny DeVito, Stuart Rosenberg, Donald P. Bellisario, Ron Howard, Howard Zieff, Terry Gilliam, Antoine Fuqua, and on multiple projects directed by Brian De Palma.

Filmography

As director

Television

  • The Big Blue Marble (1974)
  • Earth Angel (1991) (film)
  • Reasonable Doubts (1 episode, 1991)
  • I'll Fly Away (1 episode, 1992)
  • Quantum Leap (12 episodes, 1990–1992)
  • Covington Cross (1 episode, 1992)
  • Going to Extremes (1 episode, 1992)
  • Northern Exposure (1 episode, 1993)
  • Class of '96 (1 episode, 1993)
  • SeaQuest 2032 (1 episode, 1993)
  • The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1 episode, 1993)
  • The X-Files (2 episodes, 1993–1994)
  • M.A.N.T.I.S. (1 episode, 1994)
  • Medicine Ball (1995)
  • Earth 2 (3 episodes, 1994–1995)
  • Chicago Hope (1 episode, 1995)
  • Picket Fences (2 episodes, 1995–1996)
  • Murder One (1 episode, 1996)
  • Viper (1 episode, 1996)
  • Contagious (1997) (film)
  • The Practice (1 episode, 1997)
  • JAG (4 episodes, 1995–1997)
  • Ally McBeal (1 episode, 1997)
  • Hotel del Sol (1998)
  • The Pretender (3 episodes, 1997–1998)
  • Mercy Point (1998)
  • Wasteland (1 episode, 1999)
  • L.A. Doctors (2 episodes, 1999)
  • Cold Feet (1999)
  • Martial Law (1 episode, 1999)
  • Snoops (1 episode, 1999)
  • Dawson's Creek (2 episodes, 1998–2000)
  • The Huntress (2000)
  • FreakyLinks (1 episode, 2001)
  • Kate Brasher (2001)
  • For the People (2002)
  • Birds of Prey (1 episode, 2003)
  • Boston Public (4 episodes, 2001–2003)
  • The District (1 episode, 2003)
  • Strong Medicine (14 episodes, 2000–2006)
  • Bones (1 episode, 2006)
  • Runaway (1 episode, 2006)
  • Cashmere Mafia (1 episode, 2008)
  • Video games

  • Zork: Nemesis (1996)
  • As first assistant director

    Film

  • The First Deadly Sin (1980) - Director: Brian Hutton
  • Blow Out (1981) Director: - Brian De Palma
  • Scarface (1983) - Director: Brian De Palma
  • The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984) - Director: Stuart Rosenberg
  • Body Double (1984) - Director: Brian De Palma
  • Wise Guys (1986) - Director: Brian De Palma
  • The Untouchables (1987) - Director: Brian De Palma
  • Throw Momma from the Train (1987) - Director: Danny DeVito
  • Last Rites (1988) Also as a second unit director - Director: Donald P. Bellisario
  • Parenthood (1989) - Director: Ron Howard
  • The Dream Team (1989) - Director: Howard Zieff
  • The Fisher King (1991) - Director: Terry Gilliam
  • Brooklyn's Finest (2008) Also as Co Producer - Director: Antoine Fuqua
  • References

    Joe Napolitano Wikipedia


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