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David Nutter (born 1960) is a well-known American television director. He first came to attention directing episodes of The X-Files. In the 1990s and 2000s he developed a reputation as 'the pilot-whisperer', as he directed sixteen pilots in a row that went to series, including Space: Above and Beyond, Millennium, Smallville, Without a Trace, Supernatural, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and The Mentalist.

In addition he has worked on several other series, including Band of Brothers (for which he won an Emmy Award), The Sopranos and Entourage for HBO.

On Game of Thrones Nutter is working as an episode director, debuting in the second season and continuing in the third, for which he directed the two final episodes of the season[1].

In an interview with the Huffington Post, David Nutter confirmed he would be taking a break for Season 4, citing the enormous time commitment to work on the show, but hoped to return for a potential fifth season.[2] Nutter confirmed near the end of Season 4 that he will be returning for Season 5, to direct two episodes.[3] Nutter returned to direct the final two episodes of Season 5, "The Dance of Dragons" and "Mother's Mercy".

Nutter won the Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series 2015 Emmy Award for his work on the Season 5 finale, "Mother's Mercy".[4]



Season two credits
The North Remembers The Night Lands What is Dead May Never Die Garden of Bones The Ghost of Harrenhal
The Old Gods and the New A Man Without Honor The Prince of Winterfell Blackwater Valar Morghulis
Season three credits
Valar Dohaeris Dark Wings, Dark Words Walk of Punishment And Now His Watch is Ended Kissed by Fire
The Climb The Bear and the Maiden Fair Second Sons The Rains of Castamere Mhysa
Season Five credits
The Wars to Come The House of Black and White High Sparrow Sons of the Harpy Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken The Gift Hardhome The Dance of Dragons Mother’s Mercy

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