James Burrows

Director · Actor · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 62
James Edward Burrows, sometimes known as Jim Burrows, is an American television director who has been working in television since the 1970s. Burrows has directed over 50 television pilots and co-created the long-running television series Cheers.

James Edward Burrows, sometimes known as Jim Burrows, is an American television director who has been working in television since the 1970s. Burrows has directed over 50 television pilots and co-created the long-running television series Cheers.

Birth Name

James Edward Burrows

Born

Monday, 30 December 1940

Actor Filmography

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Will & Grace customer at 'Queers' 2017
The Nineties Self - Executive producer, 'Cheers' / Director, 'Frasier' 2017
Harry Self 2016
The Eighties Executive producer and co-creator, 'Cheers' 2016
Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg Self 2016
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows Self 2016
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self - Director, Self 2009
The Comeback Jimmy Burrows 2005
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Will & Grace customer at 'Queers' 2017
The Nineties Self - Executive producer, 'Cheers' / Director, 'Frasier' 2017
Harry Self 2016
The Eighties Executive producer and co-creator, 'Cheers' 2016
Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg Self 2016
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows Self 2016
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self - Director, Self 2009
The Comeback Jimmy Burrows 2005
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
Friends Director 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self 1994
Phyllis Telephone Man 1975
Rhoda Agent 1974
The Bob Newhart Show Maintenance Man 1972

Director Filmography

Hungry 3172
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'The Facts of Life' and 'Diff'rent Strokes' 2021
B Positive 2020
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' 2019
The Neighborhood 2018
Will & Grace 2017
Disjointed 2017
Superior Donuts 2017
Man with a Plan 2016
Crowded 2016
Friends with Better Lives 2014
The Millers 2013
Sean Saves the World 2013
Partners 2012
2 Broke Girls 2011
$#*! My Dad Says 2010
Better with You 2010
Mike & Molly 2010
Romantically Challenged 2010
Gary Unmarried 2008
The Big Bang Theory 2007
Back to You 2007
The Class 2006
Teachers. 2006
Four Kings 2006
The Stones 2004
Two and a Half Men 2003
Bram and Alice 2002
Good Morning, Miami 2002
The Weber Show 2000
Madigan Men 2000
Stark Raving Mad 1999
Ladies Man 1999
The Secret Lives of Men 1998
Jesse 1998
Conrad Bloom 1998
Will & Grace 1998
Veronica's Closet 1997
Union Square 1997
Dharma & Greg 1997
George & Leo 1997
Fired Up 1997
Chicago Sons 1997
Men Behaving Badly 1996
Pearl 1996
Caroline in the City 1995
Hudson Street 1995
Partners 1995
The Preston Episodes 1995
NewsRadio 1995
Friends 1994
Madman of the People 1994
The Boys Are Back 1994
Monty 1994
Cafe Americain 1993
Frasier 1993
Flying Blind 1992
Flesh 'n' Blood 1991
Pacific Station 1991
Roc 1991
The Fanelli Boys 1990
The Earth Day Special 1990
Wings 1990
Down Home 1990
The Marshall Chronicles 1990
Dear John 1988
The Tortellis 1987
All Is Forgiven 1986
Valerie 1986
Night Court 1984
Cheers 1982
Partners 1982
Best of the West 1981
Good Time Harry 1980
The Stockard Channing Show 1980
The Associates 1979
A New Kind of Family 1979
More Than Friends 1978
Taxi 1978
Free Country 1978
We've Got Each Other 1977
Lou Grant 1977
The Betty White Show 1977
Szysznyk 1977
Busting Loose 1977
The Tony Randall Show 1976
Laverne & Shirley 1976
Phyllis 1975
Fay 1975
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers 1974
Rhoda 1974
The Bob Newhart Show 1972
The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1970

Producer Filmography

2021 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special (Live) Won
2019 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Comedy Series Nominated
1994 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series Won
1993 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Won
1991 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Won
1991 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Won
1989 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1988 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
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