Andrew Ruse

Andrew Ruse

Director, Writer


Andrew Ruse is an American director, producer and writer, best known for his work in television. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television, and he has been a part of the industry since the mid-1980s.

Ruse's early career included directing and producing television commercials and documentaries for various networks including ESPN, MTV, NBC, HBO and Showtime. He worked on projects for such iconic brands as Nike, Coca-Cola and Disney. After honing his craft in this area, he transitioned into television series work.

Ruse's first big break was directing the pilot episode for the hit show "Boy Meets World" in 1993. This was followed by a series of directing gigs on other successful shows, including "The Nanny," "Friends," "Sabrina the Teenage Witch," and "Dawson's Creek." He also directed episodes of the critically acclaimed and highly successful series "ER" and "The West Wing."

In addition to his television credits, Ruse also has several feature film credits to his name. He wrote and directed the independent comedy "Frankie and Johnny Are Married" in 2003, which starred Michael Nouri and Kathleen Turner. He also wrote and directed the 2007 romantic comedy "The Perfect Holiday," starring Queen Latifah and Gabrielle Union.

Ruse has also had success as a producer. He co-produced the 2008 romantic drama "The Women" and the 2011 romantic comedy "New Year's Eve." He also produced the highly acclaimed 2016 drama "Loving," which starred Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga.

Throughout his career, Ruse has earned numerous awards and accolades, including an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for his work on "The Nanny." He has also been nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for his work on "Friends."

Ruse continues to work in television and film, and he is currently in production on the romantic comedy "The Prince of Broadway." He is also developing a new television series that is set to debut later this year.

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