Paris Barclay
Paris Barclay
Born June 30, 1956
Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA
Gender Male
Occupation Writer
Years Active 1989–present
Hair Bald

Paris Barclay is an American director and writer who directed four episodes of FX's The Bastard Executioner. He also served as an executive producer.


Paris Barclay was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended La Lumiere School, a private college preparatory boarding school in La Porte, Indiana. On scholarship, he was one of the first African-Americans to attend the school, Barclay went on to Harvard College, where he was extremely active in student musical theatre productions and the a cappella singing group The Harvard Krokodiloes.

During his four years there, he wrote 16 musicals, including the music for two of the annual Hasty Pudding shows. Paris Barclay is a Two-time Emmy winner and one of television's most successful and honored directors. He is the President of the Directors Guild of America. Throughout his career in TV, Paris has directed nearly 150 episodes of television.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • In Treatment
  • Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
  • Sons of Anarchy
  • NYPD Blue
  • Cold Case
  • City of Angels
  • Glee
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Episodes DirectedEdit

Season 1 appearances
"Pilot, Part 1" "Pilot, Part 2" "Effigy / Delw" "A Hunger / Newyn" "Piss Profit / Proffidwyr Troeth"
"Thorns / Drain" "Behold the Lamb / Gweled yr Oen" "Broken Things / Pethau Toredig" "The Bernadette Maneuver / Cynllwyn Bernadette" "Blood and Quiescence / Crau a Chwsg"

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