Paris Barclay

Paris Barclay

Date of Birth

Birthday: June 30
Birthplace: Chicago Heights, Illinois

Paris Barclay has directed over 85 hours of television, including such diverse shows as CSI, Lost, Dirt, ER, Law & Order, House, The Shield, Numb3rs, Huff, Clueless and American Dreams. Barclay recently directed 12 episodes of HBO's critically acclaimed In Treatment, and served as the Co-Executive Producer and principal director of CBS's hit drama Cold Case.

Paris Barclay has directed over 85 hours of television, including such diverse shows as CSI, Lost, Dirt, ER, Law & Order, House, The Shield, Numb3rs, Huff, Clueless and American Dreams. Barclay recently directed 12 episodes of HBO's critically acclaimed In Treatment, and served as the Co-Executive Producer and principal director of CBS's hit drama Cold Case.

Paris received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Directing and a DGA Award for his work on the series NYPD Blue (for Jimmy Smits's final episode), and was Emmy nominated for directing an episode of The West Wing.

As a producer and director, Barclay has earned three Emmy nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, two Humanitas Prizes, the Peabody Award and the Alma Award. He has also received NAACP Image Awards for Best Drama Series as co-creator, writer and principal director of the groundbreaking drama City of Angels and for Outstanding Direction in a Drama Series for Cold Case, as well as six DGA Award nominations for ER, NYPD Blue, House and The West Wing.

He directed the HBO film The Cherokee Kid starring Sinbad, Burt Reynolds and James Coburn, and the feature Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, starring Shawn and Marlon Wayans.

Barclay is currently developing television series with CBS and FX.

Show more

Awards & Nominations

8 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2014
  • Nominee
  • Paris Barclay, Directed by
  • Glee
  • "100"
  • FOX
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Paris Barclay
  • Glee
  • "Diva"
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2010
  • Nominee
  • Paris Barclay, Director
  • Glee
  • "Wheels"
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Outstanding Drama Series - 1999
Outstanding Drama Series - 1998
Paris Barclay and Kurt Sutter at An Evening with Sons of Anarchy.
Maggis Siff, Jimmy Smits, Dayton Callie and Paris Barclay at An Evening with Sons of Anarchy.
Gail Mancuso, Jodie Foster and Paris Barclay at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Gail Mancuso, Paris Barclay and Craig Spirko at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Louis Horvitz, Gregg Gelfand and Paris Barclay at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Paris Barclay, Gail Mancuso and Bruce Rosenblum at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Paris Barclay
Bruce Rosenblum and Paris Barclay
Paris Barclay, Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Maggie Siff, Dayton Callie, and Jimmy Smits
Meg Masters, Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Maggie Siff, Jimmy Smits, Dayton Callie, Paris Barclay
Directors Nominee Reception 2013
Paris Barclay
Kurt Sutter, Paris Barclay, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Sif
The cast & co-creators of Glee with Maria Shriver and Dana Delany at the 3rd Television Academy Honors
Fill 1
Fill 1
Paris Barclay and Kurt Sutter at An Evening with Sons of Anarchy.
Camera

Paris Barclay and Kurt Sutter at An Evening with Sons of Anarchy.

Frank Micelotta/Invision
Maggis Siff, Jimmy Smits, Dayton Callie and Paris Barclay at An Evening with Sons of Anarchy.
Camera

Maggis Siff, Jimmy Smits, Dayton Callie and Paris Barclay at An Evening with Sons of Anarchy.

Frank Micelotta/Invision
Gail Mancuso, Jodie Foster and Paris Barclay at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Camera

Gail Mancuso, Jodie Foster and Paris Barclay at the Directors nominee reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.

Invision/AP
Gail Mancuso, Paris Barclay and Craig Spirko at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Camera

Gail Mancuso, Paris Barclay and Craig Spirko at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.

Invision/AP
Louis Horvitz, Gregg Gelfand and Paris Barclay at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Camera

Louis Horvitz, Gregg Gelfand and Paris Barclay at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.

Invision/AP
Paris Barclay, Gail Mancuso and Bruce Rosenblum at the Directors Nominee Reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.
Camera

Paris Barclay, Gail Mancuso and Bruce Rosenblum at the Directors nominee reception at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, California.

Invision/AP
Paris Barclay
Camera
Tonya Wise/Invision
Bruce Rosenblum and Paris Barclay
Camera
Frank Micelotta/Invision
Paris Barclay, Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Maggie Siff, Dayton Callie, and Jimmy Smits
Camera
Frank Micelotta/Invision
Meg Masters, Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Maggie Siff, Jimmy Smits, Dayton Callie, Paris Barclay
Camera
Frank Micelotta/Invision
Directors Nominee Reception 2013
Camera
Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP
Paris Barclay
Camera
Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP
Kurt Sutter, Paris Barclay, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman, Maggie Sif
The cast & co-creators of Glee with Maria Shriver and Dana Delany at the 3rd Television Academy Honors
Camera
Mathew Imaging
Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:

Chrome
Firefox
Safari


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window