Michael Uppendahl is an award-winning television director for many acclaimed series such as FX's American Horror Story, AMC's Mad Men, Showtime's Ray Donovan, AMC's The Walking Dead, FOX's Glee, and FX's Fargo; and he is Director and Co-Executive Producer, with JJ Abrams and Stephen King, on the Hulu series Castle Rock.Michael is also a theater director and has worked extensively with The Actor’s Gang in Los Angeles and with The Atlantic Theater Company in New York City.
In addition to his work in television and theater, Michael has directed innovative motion and performance capture for gaming industry leaders such as Rock Star and Microsoft – most notably directing the motion and performance capture for the award-winning video game LA NOIRE.
Trivia: Michael grew up on an onion farm.
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