Bethany Rooney began her directing career on the 1980s iconic television show St. Elsewhere, where she served as Associate Producer. She has directed more than 200 episodes of primetime network shows, including NCIS, NCIS New Orleans, Criminal Minds, Nashville, and The Originals.
Bethany has also directed eight television movies, including three Danielle Steel adaptations for NBC. She has directed Oscar winners and contenders Denzel Washington, Hilary Swank, Mary Tyler Moore, Angela Bassett, George Clooney, Alfre Woodard, Felicity Huffman, Sally Field, and Robert Downey, Jr., among many others.
Bethany graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, earning a masters’ degree.
She teaches the Warner Brothers Directors’ ...