John Fortenberry

John Fortenberry is an American film and television director.[1]

John Fortenberry
OccupationFilm director, film editor, television director, television producer

Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he graduated from the University of Mississippi, after which he went to work at Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, serving as editor for eight years before becoming a film and television producer.

He directed the films A Night at the Roxbury,[2][3] Underfunded[1] and Jury Duty, and such television shows as Sonny with a Chance, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Everybody Loves Raymond, The King of Queens, Blue Mountain State, Rescue Me, Memphis Beat, and Galavant.

In 2020, Fortenberry appeared as a guest on the Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip marathon fundraiser episode of The George Lucas Talk Show.


  1. ^ a b USA has fun with 'Underfunded' Variety
  2. ^ "A Night at the Roxbury - FILM REVIEW; A Lucky Break for the Terminally Uncool". The New York Times. October 2, 1998.
  3. ^ "A Night at the Roxbury". Chicago Sun-Times. October 2, 1998.

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