Thomas J. Wright

Thomas J. Wright is an American television director, artist, and set designer. Wright has directed episodes of Smallville, One Tree Hill, Firefly, and many other programs. He also worked extensively on Chris Carter’s Millennium, on which he was a producer as well as directing 26 of the show’s 67 episodes. He also directed the 1989 Hulk Hogan film No Holds Barred. He also was the artist that created the paintings used in the television horror anthology series Night Gallery.


1985 The wild life (production illustrator)
1983 Terms of Endearment (storyboard illustrator – as Thomas Wright)
1983 Staying Alive (production illustrator)
1981 Pennies from heaven (production illustrator)
1979 Apocalypse Now (production illustrator – as Thomas A. Wright)

1978 Dr. Strange (TV Movie) (visual effects consultant)
1978 Paradise Alley (production illustrator)
1977 March or die (production illustrator)
1976 The Plot (production illustrator)
1975 Hindenburg (continuity illustrator)
1975 Jaws (production illustrator – uncredited)
1970-1973 Night Gallery (TV Series) (gallery paintings – 36 episodes)
1971 Diamonds are forever (sketch artist – uncredited)
1971 Andromeda Strain (production illustrator – as Thomas Wright)
1969 Topaz (storyboard artist – uncredited)
1966The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (sketch artist – as Thomas J. Wright Jr.)

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