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Michelle MacLaren

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Years active  1989–present
Name  Michelle MacLaren

Role  Television Director
Siblings  Doug MacLaren
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Born  1965 (age 50–51)Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation  Television director, Television producer, film producer & film director
Notable work  Game of Thrones The Walking Dead Breaking Bad The X-Files Harsh Realm Booker
Movies  Population 436, Moment of Truth: A Mother's Deception
Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Similar People  Bryan Cranston, Vince Gilligan, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Peter Gould

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Michelle Maxwell MacLaren is a Canadian television director and producer. She has directed episodes of The X-Files, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Westworld.


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MacLaren won two back-to-back Primetime Emmy Awards for producing Breaking Bad in 2013 and 2014.

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MacLaren grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. She graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.


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MacLaren made her directorial debut on the season nine episode of The X-Files, "John Doe", which was written by her future Breaking Bad collaborator Vince Gilligan. She was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards all for Breaking Bad: one for directing the episode "One Minute" (season 3, episode 7) in 2010, one for directing the episode "Gliding Over All" (season 5, episode 8) in 2013, and the other four in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for Outstanding Drama Series, on which she served as an executive producer, winning in 2013 and 2014. She was also nominated for three Producers Guild of America Award for Best Episodic Drama for Breaking Bad, winning in 2014 and 2015. In June 2014, it was announced MacLaren had signed a two-year first-look deal with HBO.

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In November 2014, it was announced that MacLaren would develop the script and direct Wonder Woman, the iconic character's first solo cinematic appearance and the fourth installment of the DC Extended Universe. However, in April 2015 MacLaren left the project due to "creative differences". She is currently set to executive produce and direct the pilot for David Simon's HBO drama The Deuce. In August 2016, it was announced that MacLaren would be directing the film adaptation of Kristin Hannah's novel The Nightingale. The same year she also directed the ninth episode of the HBO series Westworld.


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