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Adam davidson
Adam Rosh Davidson
Birth date: August 13, 1964
Occupation: Director
Also known for: Palme d'Or, The Day Trippers, A Match Made in Heaven
Work on Community
Title: Director
Directing debut: Comparative Religion
Active on Community: 2009-2012

[Adam] Davidson won an Oscar in 1991 for best short film, live action for The Lunch Date, which he wrote and directed. His episodic directing credits include AMC’s Western drama Hell On Wheels as well as Kingdom, Community, Grey’s Anatomy, Fringe, and Parenthood.


Adam Rosh Davidson is an Academy Award winning director who has also worked in front of the camera as an actor. His recent work has mostly been in television as a director. Born in 1964, he's a Los Angeles native and son of acclaimed American theatre producer and director Gordon Davidson. His mother, Judi Davidson, is a partner in Davidson & Choy Publicity, an arts and entertainment public relations firm in Los Angeles. His directoral debut was 1990's "The Lunch Date" which won him an Oscar for Best Short Subject as well as the Short Film Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. He has also acted in several movies including appearances in the 1996 independent film "The Day Trippers" and the 1997 TV-movie "A Match Made in Heaven". Davidson has also directed episodes of "Lost", "Deadwood", "Grey's Anatomy", "United States of Tara" and "Fringe". On "Community" he has directed a total of seven episodes including the popular "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design".

Episodes directed[]

Episode Season Airdate
"Comparative Religion" Season One December 10, 2009
Communication Studies" Season One February 11, 2010
"The Science of Illusion" Season One March 25, 2010
"The Art of Discourse" Season One April 29, 2010
"Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design" Season Two November 18, 2010
"Curriculum Unavailable" Season Three May 10, 2012
"Digital Estate Planning" Season Three May 17, 2012