Recently had the privilege of interviewing Matthew Penn for my client, SCRAMBLED EGGS.
Matthew Penn is best known for his extensive television resumé having transitioned from an acting career to behind the camera in 1990 starting with LAW & ORDER. Today, over 100 episodes of L&O have his name in the credits as Director, Executive Producer or both. He received an Emmy nomination for directing Julia Roberts in the episode titled EMPIRE in Season 9. He’s also directed episodes of many other series as well, including N.Y.P.D. BLUE, HOUSE, THE SOPRANOS, ROYAL PAINS, DAMAGES and the new CBS series GOLDEN BOY.
What many people may not know about Matthew Penn is that he has cultivated roots in the theatre. He’s a graduate of Wesleyan University with a major in English Literature and a minor in Theatre Arts, which makes him both a writer’s and an actor’s director. He’s a member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Actors Studio and serves as one of…
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