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Mimi Leder at the 75th Annual H Peabody Awards for The Leftovers
Mimi Leder at the 75th Annual H Peabody Awards for The Leftovers

Mimi Leder (born January 26, 1952 in New York , New York ) is an American film director .


Mimi Leder is a daughter of the director Paul Leder and her mother Etyl Leder. She began her career in the 1970s as a screenwriter on projects such as Spawn of the Slithis (1978) and Hill Street Blues (1981). In 1986, Leder began directing LA Law . In the 1990s she directed around a dozen episodes of Emergency Room for which she won Emmy Awards.

In the late 1990s and early 2000s she directed several action films and dramas such as The Peacemaker , Deep Impact, and Das Glücksprinzip . However, her main focus is on television productions.

The American Film Institute presented her with the 1999 Franklin J. Schaffner Award.

Leder is married to Gary Werntz and has a daughter with him, Hannah Werntz, who has starred in some of Leder's films.

Filmography (selection)

Television work

  • 1986: Crime Story (TV series, episode 2.19 The Hearings (4/5/88))
  • 1986: LA Law - Star Lawyers, Tricks, Litigation ( LA Law , TV series)
  • 1988: China Beach (TV series)
  • 1988: Sisters - A New Beginning (Nightingales)
  • 1988: The Night Falcon ( Midnight Caller , TV series)
  • 1991: A Little Piece of Heaven
  • 1992: Guilt Knows No Forgetting (Woman with a Past)
  • 1993: Teuflisches Spiel ( House of Secrets ; also: Conspiracy of Terror )
  • 1993: Rio Shannon - The Dream of My Life (Rio Shannon)
  • 1993: Abducted as a Baby (There Was a Little Boy)
  • 1993: To Kill released ( Marked for Murder ; also: The Sandman )
  • 1994: A mother sells her baby (Baby Brokers)
  • 1994: Emergency Room ( ER , TV series)
  • 1994: The Innocent - Hunt for an Innocent Child (The Innocent)
  • 2001: The Beast (TV series)
  • 2002: The John Doe Case! ( John Doe , TV series)
  • 2014–2017: The Leftovers (TV series)
  • 2019: The Morning Show (TV series)


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Code Red Spawning a Slithis DVD