J.M. Kenny

J.M. Kenny

Director, Producer, Writer


J.M. Kenny is a television director from New York City, known for his work in some of the most popular series in television history. His career began in the mid-1950s, when he directed episodes of classic shows such as The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

In the 1960s, Kenny continued to work in television, directing episodes of shows such as The Addams Family, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and Star Trek. He was also the director for two feature films: Riot on Sunset Strip (1967) and The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (1973).

In the 1970s, Kenny worked on some of the most acclaimed shows of the era, including Kojak, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Charlie's Angels. He also directed episodes for popular series such as The Rockford Files, The Bionic Woman, and The Incredible Hulk.

Throughout the 1980s, Kenny directed episodes for various shows including The A-Team, Magnum, P.I., Remington Steele, and Miami Vice. He was also the director for the original version of the movie The Karate Kid (1984).

In the 1990s, Kenny directed episodes for shows such as Murphy Brown, L.A. Law, and NYPD Blue. He also directed the movie The First Power (1990).

Kenny continued to work in television throughout the 2000s, directing episodes of popular shows such as 24, House, and Grey's Anatomy. He was also the director for the movie The Notebook (2004).

Kenny has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, for his direction of episodes of NYPD Blue and 24. He has also been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in recognition of his contribution to television.

Throughout his career, J.M. Kenny has demonstrated a remarkable talent for directing television. His work has been recognized and appreciated by television audiences for over five decades, and he continues to be a major force in the industry today.