Scott Ellis
Scott Ellis
General Information
Gender Male
Age 56
Born April 19, 1957
Birthplace Washington, DC, United States
Occupation(s) Television Director
2 Broke Girls
Episodes Directed: 7
Scott Ellis is an American stage director and television director.


Ellis has directed numerous Off-Broadway and Broadway productions, including the New York City Opera Company revivals at the New York State Theater: A Little Night Music (1990) and 110 in the Shade (1992) up to his current show, the musical Curtains. He has been nominated for the Tony Award as Best Director five times: in 1994 for a revival of She Loves Me, in 1997 for Steel Pier, in 1998 for a revival of 1776, "curtains" and in 2004 for a revival of Twelve Angry Men.

He received the 1991 Drama Desk Award- Outstanding Director of a Musical- for And The World Goes 'Round. Ellis is the Associate Artistic Director for the Roundabout Theater. In 2007, he received an Emmy nomination for directing the episode "The Break Up" of the comedy series 30 Rock. Ellis is set to direct upcoming musical adaptations of the 1930s films The Blue Angel and Little Miss Marker, and both will have a book by David Thompson.



  • Curtains (2007)
  • The Little Dog Laughed (2006)
  • Twelve Angry Men (2004)
  • The Boys from Syracuse (2002)
  • The Man Who Had All the Luck (2002)
  • The Rainmaker (1999)
  • Present Laughter (1998)
  • 1776 (1997)
  • Steel Pier (1997)
  • A Month in the Country starring Helen Mirren
  • She Loves Me (1993)
  • And The World Goes 'Round (1991)


  • 30 Rock (2006)
  • Hope & Faith (2005–2006)
  • Out of Practice (2005)
  • Stacked (2005)
  • Frasier (2000–2004)
  • Desperate Housewives (2008)
  • Weeds (2009)
  • Hung (2009)
  • The Good Wife episode "Home" (2009)
  • Modern Family (2009)


Title Year Notes
Lady Friends 2013 TV Movie
Bronx Warrants 2013 TV Movie
The New Normal 2012

Obama Mama

Guys with Kids 2012 Pilot
2 Broke Girls 2011-2013 7 Episodes
Modern Family 2010-2011 3 Episodes
Weeds 2008-2011 18 Episodes
Mad Love 2011 2 Episodes
Nurse Jackie 2009 2 Episodes
Hung 2009 1 Episode
30 Rock 2006-2009 2 Episodes
Trust Me 2009 1 Episode
The Closer 2007-2009 3 Episodes

2 Broke GirlsEdit

Scott has directed many episodes. Here is the list:


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