Ken Kwapis


Ken Kwapis has been a motion picture and television director for nearly forty years. He directed eleven feature films, among them A WALK IN THE WOODS, HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU, and THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS. Kwapis helped launch nine television series, including THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW, THE BERNIE MAC SHOW, and THE OFFICE. He earned an Emmy nomination for directing the “Gay Witch Hunt” episode of THE OFFICE. He also earned an Emmy nomination for his work as a producer-director of Fox’s MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE. Kwapis contributed episodes to such shows as FREAKS AND GEEKS, SANTA CLARITA DIET, and ONE MISSISSIPPI. Most recently, he directed the entire second season of Netflix’s SPACE FORCE. In addition to his film and television work, Kwapis is the author of the memoir But What I Really Want To Do is Direct, published by St. Martin’s Press.