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John Fortenberry
OccupationFilm director, film editor, television director, television producer

John Fortenberry is an American film and television director.[1]

Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he graduated from the University of Mississippi, after which he went to work at Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, serving as editor for eight years before becoming a film and television producer.

He directed the films A Night at the Roxbury,[2][3] Underfunded[1] and Jury Duty, and such television shows as Sonny with a Chance, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Everybody Loves Raymond, The King of Queens, Blue Mountain State, Rescue Me, Memphis Beat, and Galavant.


  1. ^ a b USA has fun with 'Underfunded' Variety
  2. ^ "A Night at the Roxbury - FILM REVIEW; A Lucky Break for the Terminally Uncool". The New York Times. October 2, 1998.
  3. ^ "A Night at the Roxbury". Chicago Sun-Times. October 2, 1998.