Joseph L. Scanlan

Joseph L. Scanlan
Joseph Lawrence Scanlan

(1929-08-16) August 16, 1929 (age 91) [1]
Occupation Television & Film director
Years active 1954-2002

Joseph Lawrence Scanlan (born August 16, 1929) is an American film and television director[2] who directed episodes of popular TV shows such as Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, What's Happening!!, Spenser: For Hire, Falcon Crest, Land of the Lost, and also the NBC-TV soap operas Somerset and Another World in the early 1970s. He also directed four episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation during its first and second seasons, and also, an episode of Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict.


Awards and nominations

Scanlan was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (The Outer Limits) in 1995. He directed "The Big Goodbye" (Star Trek: The Next Generation) which won a Peabody award in 1987.


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  2. ^ Maslin, Janet (January 15, 1983). "The Last American Virgin (1982) FROLICS IN FLORIDA AND OTHER ANTICS". The New York Times.

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