Michael Linn is a veteran television and film director who has worked on some of television's most iconic shows, such as The Wonder Years, Home Improvement, and Boy Meets World. Born on October 22, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, he was raised in a large, close-knit family. Growing up, Michael was very interested in the arts and was especially drawn to film and television.
At the age of 19, Michael enrolled in the University of Southern California's film school, where he received a bachelor's degree in motion picture production. He then went on to further his education at UCLA, where he received a master's degree in film production. After graduating, Michael began his career in television, working as an assistant director on several shows.
In 1980, Michael landed his first directing job on the popular television series The Wonder Years. He went on to direct several episodes of the show over the next few years, eventually becoming a supervising producer. His work on the show was highly-acclaimed, and earned him several Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.
Michael continued to work on television, directing episodes of hit shows such as Home Improvement, Boy Meets World, and Step by Step. He also directed a handful of feature films, such as The Substance of Fire, The Big Green, and The Closer.
In addition to his work as a director, Michael has also served as a producer on several projects, including the feature film The Big Green and the television show Step by Step. He even ran his own production company for a time.
Michael has been married to his wife, actress/director Patty Linn, since 1985. They have two children together, both of whom are in the entertainment industry.
Throughout his career, Michael has earned numerous accolades, including a Peabody Award, the Gold Medal of Honor from the International Film and Television Festival of New York, and Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. He has also been inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame.
Michael Linn is a highly accomplished director whose work has been acclaimed by both critics and audiences alike. He has directed a variety of different shows and films, and is highly respected in the industry.