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Colin Bucksey (born 1946 in Camberwell, London, England) is a British-born American film and television director.

Colin Bucksey
Born1946 (age 72–73)
Camberwell, London, England
ResidenceUnited States
OccupationFilm and television director
Years active1973–present
Verity Lambert
(m. 1973; div. 1987)

Sally Bucksey (m. 1988)



Since the 1970s, Bucksey has accumulated a number of credits in British TV, directing episodes of Crown Court, Armchair Thriller and Educating Marmalade.

He eventually moved into American TV, directing episodes of Miami Vice, Crime Story, Wiseguy, Sliders, Nash Bridges, Lexx, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Numb3rs, Breaking Bad, The 4400, Burn Notice, Better Call Saul, and others.[1] More recently, he directed Fargo episodes "The Six Ungraspables" and "Buridan's Ass," the latter episode which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Dramatic Special.

Bucksey also directed the film Dealers (1989), starring Paul McGann and Rebecca De Mornay.

Personal lifeEdit

Bucksey married Verity Lambert (the first producer of Doctor Who) in 1973. They divorced in 1987. He is now married to Sally Bucksey. They have been married for 26 years, and have two children: Alfred and Theodore.

Selected filmographyEdit

1992 – Notorious (a remake of the 1946 movie with the same title by Alfred Hitchcock)


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