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Mark Mylod is a British film and television director and producer. He is best known for his work in the HBO series Game of Thrones as a director.


Mark Mylod directed several television shows in the United States and in the United Kingdom, many of them for the BBC. Mylod co-produced the HBO television series Entourage, on which he was also a regular director.[citation needed]

Prior to Entourage, Mylod's directed the feature films Ali G Indahouse, The Big White and What's Your Number? and the series Cold Feet, The Royle Family, and Bang Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer.[citation needed]

Mylod directed and executive-produced the pilot episode of the U.S. version of the dramedy, Shameless, for Showtime. He remains a co-executive producer and frequent director on the series.[1]

In 2011, Mylod directed and executive-produced the pilot of the ABC fantasy series Once Upon a Time.[2]

In 2014, he directed the pilot episode for American TV Series The Affair.[citation needed]

In 2014 he directed episodes 3 and 4 of Season 5 of the HBO series Game of Thrones.[3] He came back for Season 6, where he directed episode 7 and 8[4] and episode 2 of season 7.[citation needed]Next up Mylod Executive Produced and Directed 'Succession' seasons 1 and 2 for HBO.

Personal lifeEdit

Mylod is married to costume designer Amy Westcott.[5]


  1. ^ "'Shameless' Season Finale: EP Talks Season 2's Wild Ride and the Gallagher Evolution". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  2. ^ "ABC’s Fairy-Tale Pilot Gets a Director". Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Game of Thrones Season 5: What We Know So Far". Watchers On The Wall. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  4. ^ Hibberd, James (25 June 2015). "Game of Thrones directors revealed for mysterious season 6". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  5. ^ Chaban, Matt (5 April 2011). "'Ali G' Director, Costume Designer Join BroBrit Ranks" The New York Observer. Retrieved 14 April 2011.

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