Ellen Gittelsohn (born April 12, 1945 in New York City, New York) is an American television director. She has also been credited under the name Ellen Falcon, despite the popular belief that she and Ellen Falcon are two different people.[1]

Ellen Gittelsohn
Born (1945-04-12) April 12, 1945 (age 74)
Other namesEllen Falcon
Ellen Chaset Baxter
OccupationTelevision director
Years active1976–present
Spouse(s)Gary Gittelsohn

Since the 1980s, Gittelsohn has amassed a number of television credits. Some of them include The Cosby Show, A Different World, Newhart, Mary, Foley Square, 227, Roseanne, Major Dad, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Living Single, Friends, Reba, Shake It Up, Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place, Everybody Loves Raymond, Dharma & Greg, One on One, The Suite Life on Deck, and Half & Half.[2][3]

In 1984, Gittelsohn earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for the series Buffalo Bill.[4]


  1. ^ Stransky, Tanner (October 24, 2008). "A 'Roseanne' Family Reunion". Entertainment Weekly.com. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Ellen Gittelsohn Biography ((?)-)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
  3. ^ "Ellen Falcon Biography ((?)-)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
  4. ^ "Ellen Gittelsohn at Primetime Emmy® Award Database". Emmys.com. Retrieved March 9, 2010.

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