S. J. Clarkson is a British television director.[1]

S. J. Clarkson
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S. J. Clarkson at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International
OccupationFilm/television director
Years active1999–present


Clarkson's credits include the series Doctors, Casualty, EastEnders, Footballers' Wives, and Life on Mars, as well as the American series Heroes, House, Dexter, and Ugly Betty. In 2008, she co-created the British series Mistresses. In 2010, she also directed the film Toast.[2]

In 2019, she signed on to direct the Game of Thrones prequel for HBO.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Media Type Production Title Episode(s) Role Notes
2010 Film Toast Director Film directorial debut
1999 Television Bad Girls
2001–04 Doctors 37 episodes
2002 A Week in the West End Director and producer
2003–05 Casualty 4 episodes Director
2004 EastEnders 8 episodes
2005 Footballers' Wives 2 episodes
2006 Hustle 2 episodes
2006–07 Life on Mars 6 episodes
2008 Mistresses 16 episodes
2009 Whitechapel 3 episodes
2009–10 Heroes Episodes: "Hysterical Blindness"
"The Art of Deception"
2009–11 Dexter Episodes: "Hello, Dexter Morgan"
"Once Upon a Time"
"The Angel of Death"
2010 Ugly Betty Episode: "The Passion of the Betty"
2011 House Episode: "Recession Proof"
2012 Hunted 2 episodes
2012 Banshee
2013 Smash Episode: "The Surprise Party"
2013 Bates Motel Episode: "The Man in Number 9"
2013 The Bridge Episode: "All About Eva"
2014 Turn: Washington's Spies Episode: "Of Cabbages and Kings"
2014 Orange Is the New Black Episode: "40 Oz. of Furlough"
2015 Jessica Jones 2 episodes
2016 Vinyl Episode: "The Racket"
2017 The Defenders 2 episodes
2018 Collateral 4 episodes
2018 Succession Episode: "Prague"


  1. ^ "Curtis Brown". www.curtisbrown.co.uk.
  2. ^ SJ Clarkson profile, curtisbrown.co.uk
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe; Otterson, Joe (2019-01-08). "'Game of Thrones' Prequel Rounds Out Main Cast, SJ Clarkson to Direct". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-08.

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