John Fortenberry

John Fortenberry

Known for: Directing
Birthday: 1953-01-01 (69 years old)
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John Fortenberry is an American film and television director.Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he graduated from the University of Mississippi, after which he went to work at Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, serving as editor for eight years before becoming a film and television producer. He directed the films A Night at the Roxbury, Underfunded and Jury Duty, and such television shows as Sonny with a Chance, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Everybody Loves Raymond, The King of Queens, Blue Mountain State, Rescue Me, Memphis Beat, and Galavant. In 2020, Fortenberry appeared as a guest on the Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip marathon fundraiser episode of The George Lucas Talk Show.

Filmography

All 80

Director 75

TV shows 59

Movies 21

Producer 2

Director
The Rookie (2018)

The Rookie (2018)

TV show
5.92
Director
The Mayor (2017)

The Mayor (2017)

TV show
6
Director
Rhett & Link's Buddy System (2016)

Rhett & Link's Buddy System (2016)

TV show
Director
This Is Us (2016)

This Is Us (2016)

TV show
6.79
Director
Ballers (2015)

Ballers (2015)

TV show
5.86
Executive Producer / Director
Galavant (2015)

Galavant (2015)

TV show
6
Director
black-ish (2014)

black-ish (2014)

TV show
6.04
Director
Sirens (2014)

Sirens (2014)

TV show
Director
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)

The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)

TV show
6
Director
The Neighbors (2012)

The Neighbors (2012)

TV show
6
Director
Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred (2011)

Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred (2011)

Movie
Director
Man Up! (2011)

Man Up! (2011)

TV show
1
Director
Pan Am (2011)

Pan Am (2011)

TV show
6
Director
Whitney (2011)

Whitney (2011)

TV show
6
Director
2 Broke Girls (2011)

2 Broke Girls (2011)

TV show
6.31
Director
Necessary Roughness (2011)

Necessary Roughness (2011)

TV show
Director
Running Wilde (2010)

Running Wilde (2010)

TV show
6.17
Director
Memphis Beat (2010)

Memphis Beat (2010)

TV show
Director
Blue Mountain State (2010)

Blue Mountain State (2010)

TV show
6.29
Director
Whitney Cummings: Money Shot (2010)

Whitney Cummings: Money Shot (2010)

Movie
Director
Sonny with a Chance (2009)

Sonny with a Chance (2009)

TV show
6.33
Director
In Plain Sight (2008)

In Plain Sight (2008)

TV show
5.27
Director
Night of Too Many Stars (2008)

Night of Too Many Stars (2008)

TV show
Director
Aliens in America (2007)

Aliens in America (2007)

TV show
Director
Reaper (2007)

Reaper (2007)

TV show
6
Director
American Family (2007)

American Family (2007)

Movie
Director
Dirt (2007)

Dirt (2007)

TV show
4
Director
3 lbs (2006)

3 lbs (2006)

TV show
Director
Underfunded (2006)

Underfunded (2006)

TV show
Director
Underfunded (2006)

Underfunded (2006)

Movie
Director
Ugly Betty (2006)

Ugly Betty (2006)

TV show
5.81
Director
Six Degrees (2006)

Six Degrees (2006)

TV show
Director
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)

TV show
6
Director
Love Monkey (2006)

Love Monkey (2006)

TV show
1
Director
Love, Inc. (2005)

Love, Inc. (2005)

TV show
Director
Louis C.K.: One Night Stand (2005)

Louis C.K.: One Night Stand (2005)

Movie
Director / Executive Producer
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)

TV show
6.12
Director
Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy (2005)

Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy (2005)

Movie
Director
Rescue Me (2004)

Rescue Me (2004)

TV show
5.87
Director
Arrested Development (2003)

Arrested Development (2003)

TV show
5.88
Director
I'm with Her (2003)

I'm with Her (2003)

TV show
Director
Las Vegas (2003)

Las Vegas (2003)

TV show
5.86
Director
Like Family (2003)

Like Family (2003)

TV show
Director
Rock Me Baby (2003)

Rock Me Baby (2003)

TV show
Director
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003)

Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003)

Movie
Director
Lucky (2003)

Lucky (2003)

TV show
Director
Greg the Bunny (2002)

Greg the Bunny (2002)

TV show
Director
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)

Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)

TV show
7.5
Director
Baby Bob (2002)

Baby Bob (2002)

TV show
Director
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)

The Bernie Mac Show (2001)

TV show
7
Director
Go Fish (2001)

Go Fish (2001)

TV show
Director
DAG (2000)

DAG (2000)

TV show
Director
The Michael Richards Show (2000)

The Michael Richards Show (2000)

TV show
Director
Madigan Men (2000)

Madigan Men (2000)

TV show
Director
Mitch Hedberg Uncut (1999)

Mitch Hedberg Uncut (1999)

Movie
Director
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

Movie
7.13
Director
The King of Queens (1998)

The King of Queens (1998)

TV show
5.94
Director
Two Guys and a Girl (1998)

Two Guys and a Girl (1998)

TV show
6
Director
Just Shoot Me! (1997)

Just Shoot Me! (1997)

TV show
8
Director
Clueless (1996)

Clueless (1996)

TV show
8.5
Director
Spin City (1996)

Spin City (1996)

TV show
7
Director
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)

Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)

TV show
6.48
Director
Arliss (1996)

Arliss (1996)

TV show
Director
Jury Duty (1995)

Jury Duty (1995)

Movie
6
Director
Robert Klein: It All Started Here (1995)

Robert Klein: It All Started Here (1995)

Movie
Director
The Second Half (1993)

The Second Half (1993)

TV show
Director
The Trouble with Larry (1993)

The Trouble with Larry (1993)

TV show
Director
Carol Leifer: Gaudy, Bawdy & Blue (1992)

Carol Leifer: Gaudy, Bawdy & Blue (1992)

Movie
Director
Gilbert Gottfried: Command Performance (1992)

Gilbert Gottfried: Command Performance (1992)

Movie
Director
The Ben Stiller Show (1992)

The Ben Stiller Show (1992)

TV show
6
Director
Susie Essman: One Night Stand (1992)

Susie Essman: One Night Stand (1992)

Movie
Director
Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car (1992)

Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car (1992)

Movie
Director
Medusa: Dare To Be Truthful (1991)

Medusa: Dare To Be Truthful (1991)

Movie
Director
Bill Hicks: One Night Stand (1991)

Bill Hicks: One Night Stand (1991)

Movie
Director
Jimmy Tingle: One Night Stand (1991)

Jimmy Tingle: One Night Stand (1991)

Movie
Director
Get a Life (1990)

Get a Life (1990)

TV show
Director
One Night Stand (1989)

One Night Stand (1989)

TV show
Editor
Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure (1988)

Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure (1988)

Movie
Editor
Paul Simon - Graceland: The African Concert (1987)

Paul Simon - Graceland: The African Concert (1987)

Movie
Editor
Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway (1985)

Whoopi Goldberg: Direct from Broadway (1985)

Movie

Ratings

Average 6.37
Based on 1.43 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1985
1996
2003
2000
2018

Information

Known for
Directing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1953-01-01 (69 years old)

Place of birth
Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America

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5 TV shows
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5 TV shows
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1 Movie
4 TV show
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5 TV shows
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1 Movie
4 TV show
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1 Movie
4 TV show
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5 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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Rick Hoffman worked together with John Fortenberry in:
4 TV shows
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Mary Lynn Rajskub worked together with John Fortenberry in:
4 TV shows
David Rasche
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David Rasche worked together with John Fortenberry in:
4 TV shows
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Eddie Pepitone worked together with John Fortenberry in:
4 TV shows
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David Cross worked together with John Fortenberry in:
4 TV shows
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Andy Richter worked together with John Fortenberry in:
4 TV shows
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4 TV shows
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