Harris Done

Harris Done

Director, Writer, Producer, Director of photography


Harris Done is an American filmmaker and television director best known for his work on the groundbreaking shows, The Wire and Oz. He has directed episodes of numerous popular television shows, including Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, The Vampire Diaries, and Game of Thrones.

Born in 1955, Done was raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. He attended the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy, where he developed a passion for film. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a director.

Done broke into the industry as a production assistant on the Emmy-winning sitcom, The Jeffersons. After a few years of learning the ropes, he began directing television episodes in the mid-1980s. His credits during this period include episodes of Family Ties and Night Court.

In the late 1990s, Done directed several episodes of HBO's crime drama, The Sopranos. He was then tapped to direct several episodes of the critically acclaimed drama, The Wire. His work on the show earned him two Emmy nominations and a Directors Guild of America Award nomination.

In the early 2000s, Done directed episodes of two of HBO's most popular shows, Oz and Boardwalk Empire. In 2011, he directed a pair of episodes of the hit vampire drama, The Vampire Diaries. In 2013, he directed a pair of episodes of the fantasy series, Game of Thrones.

Done has also directed several feature films. His most notable credits include the family drama, The Way Home (2001) and the romantic comedy, Bounce (2004).

Throughout his career, Done has demonstrated a mastery of both television and feature films. He is widely regarded as one of the most talented and versatile directors in the industry. His work has been praised by critics and audiences alike.