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Dean Parisot

Dean Parisot won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film and a Best Direction ACE Award for The Appointments of Dennis Jennings, starring Steven Wright. Tom Goes to the Bar, another short film by Parisot, won critical acclaim as well as the first prize Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

A native of Wilton, Connecticut and a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Parisot attended the Sundance Institute, where he was a fellow at the prestigious June Lab.

Parisot's extensive television directing credits include the pilot episodes for The Conversation, The Marshal and Bakersfield P.D. Episodic directing credits include ER and Northern Exposure. Parisot also co-wrote the movie Still Life and has won two CableACE Awards, including one for the comedy special Kathy & Mo.

Home Fries is his feature film debut.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Dean Parisot Facts


Selected Filmography

The Devil You Know
Grace And Frankie: Season 2
Grace And Frankie Season 1
Red 2
Masters of Sex: Three's a Crowd
Mr. Monk and the Candidate
Fun With Dick And Jane
What Life?
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