Mel Damski

BirthDay:

21 Jul 1946

BirthPlace:

New York City, New York, USA

Bio:

Mel Damski has directed dozens movies and hundreds of hours of series television, from M*A*S*H (1972) to Boston Legal (2004) to Psych (2006) and _Scorpion_. For the past several years he served as the producer/director of Psych (2006) for USA network.

He has been nominated for an Oscar, two Emmy Awards and earned a Christopher Award for Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989).

A graduate of the American Film Institute Center for Advanced Film Studies, Mel has taught at AFI, USC and the Tisch School at NYU. He is the founder of Cascadia Film Workshops, which launched in June, 2014 on the campus of Western Washington University.

A former Newsday reporter, Mel writes a column, If I Ran The Zoo, which was recently awarded first place by the Washington Newspaper Publisher's Association. His columns can be found at IfMelRanTheZoo.com.

Mel is a member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Director's Guilds of America and Canada.
Filmography

Actor ( 2 credits )

Clean Flicks (2003) Himself
Group Madness (1983) Himself

Producer ( 4 credits )

Psych (2006) executive producer / co-executive producer (99 episode
Still Kicking: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies (1997) executive producer
Sweet Justice (1994) co-executive producer (6 episodes, 1995)
Picket Fences (1992) senior producer (4 episodes, 1996)

Director ( 64 credits )

Working the Engels (2014) (2 episodes, 2014)
Scorpion (2014) (1 episode, 2014)
The Mysteries of Laura (2014) (1 episode, 2015)
Common Law (2012) (1 episode, 2012)
Switched at Birth (2011) (1 episode, 2012)
Breakout Kings (2011) (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Legendary (2010)
Women's Murder Club (2007) (1 episode, 2007)
The Wedding Bells (2007) (1 episode, 2007)
Psych (2006) (23 episodes, 2006-2014)
The Book of Daniel (2006) (1 episode, 2006)
Point Pleasant (2005) (2 episodes, 2005)
Beautiful People (2005) (1 episode, 2006)
Boston Legal (2004) (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Kevin Hill (2004) (1 episode, 2004)
Darcy's Wild Life (2004) (unknown episodes)
Las Vegas (2003) (1 episode, 2006)
1-800-Missing (2003) (1 episode, 2003)
Everwood (2002) (1 episode, 2003)
Without a Trace (2002) (1 episode, 2003)
The Guardian (2001) (5 episodes, 2002-2004)
The Tick (2001) (1 episode, 2002)
Ed (2000) (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Boston Public (2000) (3 episodes, 2000-2003)
Young Americans (2000) (1 episode, 2000)
The Fugitive (2000) (1 episode, 2001)
Titans (2000) (1 episode, 2000)
Judging Amy (1999) (1 episode, 2003)
Jack & Jill (1999) (unknown episodes)
Ally (1999) (unknown episodes)
Charmed (1998) (14 episodes, 1999-2006)
Dawson's Creek (1998) (2 episodes, 2002)
Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998) (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Any Day Now (1998) (unknown episodes)
Vengeance Unlimited (1998) (1 episode, 1998)
Still Kicking: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies (1997)
Ally McBeal (1997) (9 episodes, 1997-2001)
The Practice (1997) (3 episodes, 1998-2000)
Pacific Palisades (1997) (1 episode, 1997)
Michael Hayes (1997) (1 episode, 1998)
Early Edition (1996) (9 episodes, 1997-2000)
American Gothic (1995) (unknown episodes)
Nowhere Man (1995) (1 episode, 1996)
Chicago Hope (1994) (1 episode, 1995)
Sweet Justice (1994) (2 episodes, 1995)
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) (1 episode, 1994)
Class of '96 (1993) (1 episode, 1993)
Harts of the West (1993) (1 episode, 1994)
Picket Fences (1992) (8 episodes, 1992-1996)
Sisters (1991) (7 episodes, 1993-1996)
Happy Together (1989)
Life Goes On (1989) (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Dolphin Cove (1989) (2 episodes, 1989)
Mischief (1985)
Yellowbeard (1983)
Making the Grade (1982) (3 episodes, 1982)
American Dream (1981) (1 episode, 1981)
Big Shamus, Little Shamus (1979) (1 episode, 1979)
Kaz (1978) (1 episode, 1979)
Lou Grant (1977) (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
The Bionic Woman (1976) (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Barnaby Jones (1973) (3 episodes, 1976)
M*A*S*H (1972) (1 episode, 1978)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954) (1 episode, 1986)