Michael Addis

Michael Addis

Director, Producer


Michael Addis is an American film and television director from Los Angeles, California. He is best known for his work on the hit television series, The O.C. and the feature films, The Number 23 and The Dead Girl.

Addis graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in film and television production. After graduating, he began working as a production assistant on a variety of television shows and films. In 1998, he made his directorial debut with the independent film, The Unwanted. The film was well received by critics and won several awards at film festivals around the world.

Addis’s big break came in 2003 when he was hired to direct the television series, The O.C. The show was an instant success and ran for four seasons, becoming a cultural phenomenon. Addis directed several episodes of the show, including the series finale.

In 2006, Addis made his feature film debut with the psychological thriller, The Number 23. The film starred Jim Carrey and was a box office success, grossing over $77 million worldwide. He followed this up with the critically acclaimed film, The Dead Girl, which was released in 2007. The film earned several awards, including the Independent Spirit Award for Best Director.

Addis has since directed several television series, including Gossip Girl, Castle, and NCIS: Los Angeles. He has also directed several films, including The Reunion in 2011 and The Butterfly Room in 2012.

Addis continues to work as a director in both film and television. He is renowned for his ability to create compelling stories with strong characters and a unique visual style. His work is highly praised by critics and is beloved by fans around the world.

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