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Gregory Charles Yaitanes (born June 18, 1970) is an American television and film director. He is also an angel investor in Twitter.[1]

Greg Yaitanes
Gregory Charles Yaitanes

(1970-06-18) June 18, 1970 (age 49)
OccupationTelevision director, film director
Awards2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series

Yaitanes has directed and produced shows including Damages, Lost, Prison Break, Heroes and Grey's Anatomy. His Emmy Award came in 2008 as result of his work on House, M.D..

Yaitanes grew up in Wellesley, Massachusetts, where he directed his very first film, Salad Bar: The Movie. At the age of 18, Yaitanes moved to Los Angeles and attended the University of Southern California Film School. By 23, he landed his first directorial job.

Yaitanes is one of Twitter's original investors and a frequent guest speaker at the company.

Active in the Greek community, Yaitanes helped produce Greek America Foundation's Gabby Awards and directed the opening of the 2011 Gabby Awards on Ellis Island.

Yaitanes resides between New York and Los Angeles and has two boys. He is married to Kosas Cosmetics founder Sheena Yaintanes.

Selected Directing careerEdit


  1. ^ "'House' Director and Twitter Angel Investor Greg Yaitanes To Disrupt SF". August 16, 2012.

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