Daniel Minahan
Daniel Minahan
Key Information
Profession Director
Role Episodic director
Credit "Amen"
Birthplace USA

Daniel Minahan is an American director. He is an episodic director for the first season of the The Newsroom. He helmed the series fifth episode "Amen".

He is known for his work on the HBO series Game of Thrones, True Blood, John From Cincinnati, Deadwood and Six Feet Under, as well as Grey's Anatomy and The L Word.


Early lifeEdit

Minahan majored in Film and Video at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1987


He was an assistant director and co-writer for the 1996 film, I Shot Andy Warhol.

He wrote and directed the independent film, Series 7: The Contenders.

Minahan joined the crew of the HBO western drama Deadwood as a director for the first season in 2004. The series was created by David Milch and focused on a growing town in the American West. Minahan directed the episodes "Suffer the Little Children" and "Mister Wu". He returned as a director for the second season in 2005 and helmed the episode "Advances, None Miraculous".[4] He remained a director for the third and final season in 2006 and helmed the episode "A Two-Headed Beast".

For Game of Thrones Minahan directed episodes 6, 7 and 8 of the first season in 2011.



Season 1 credits
""We Just Decided To"" ""News Night 2.0"" ""The 112th Congress"" ""I'll Try to Fix You"" "Amen"
""Bullies"" ""5/1"" ""The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn"" ""The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate"" ""The Greater Fool""

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