Ron Underwood

Biography: Ron Underwood
Brief Bio
Following graduation from the USC School of Cinema and a Fellowship at the American Film Institute, Ron Underwood began his directing career in educational films and children's television. In 1986, his ABC Weekend Special, THE MOUSE AND THE MOTORCYCLE, earned a Peabody Award and an Emmy nomination, followed in 1989 by an Emmy nomination for RUNAWAY RALPH. Underwood made his feature film debut in 1990 with the science fiction comedy cult hit, TREMORS. In 1991, he directed the multi-award winning box office hit, CITY SLICKERS, followed by HEART & SOULS and SPEECHLESS. In 1998, he directed the remake of the 1949 classic MIGHTY JOE YOUNG that earned an Oscar nomination for Best Visual Effects. STEALING SINATRA (2003) received an Emmy Nomination and BACK WHEN WE WERE GROWNUPS (2004) Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. He has directed several holiday movies for television, including SANTA BABY, THE YEAR WITHOUT SANTA CLAUS, HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS and
Ron Underwood
Brief Bio

Following graduation from the USC School of Cinema and a Fellowship at the American Film Institute, Ron Underwood began his directing career in educational films and children's television. In 1986, his ABC Weekend Special, THE MOUSE AND THE MOTORCYCLE, earned a Peabody Award and an Emmy nomination, followed in 1989 by an Emmy nomination for RUNAWAY RALPH. Underwood made his feature film debut in 1990 with the science fiction comedy cult hit, TREMORS. In 1991, he directed the multi-award winning box office hit, CITY SLICKERS, followed by HEART & SOULS and SPEECHLESS. In 1998, he directed the remake of the 1949 classic MIGHTY JOE YOUNG that earned an Oscar nomination for Best Visual Effects.

STEALING SINATRA (2003) received an Emmy Nomination and BACK WHEN WE WERE GROWNUPS (2004) Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. He has directed several holiday movies for television, including SANTA BABY, THE YEAR WITHOUT SANTA CLAUS, HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS and SANTA BABY 2. Underwood has directed a number of critically acclaimed television series, including MONK, BOSTON LEGAL, REAPER, UGLY BETTY, ELI STONE, THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER, MAKE IT OR BREAK IT AND DROP DEAD DIVA, HAPPY TOWN, and HEROES.
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Ron Underwood's Scores

Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 81 Reaper: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 42 Mistresses (2013): Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
23 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 3 Sep 29, 2015 Director 8.1
tbd Once Upon a Time: Season 5 Sep 27, 2015 Director 7.0
tbd Resurrection: Season 2 Sep 28, 2014 Director 5.7
tbd Once Upon a Time: Season 4 Sep 28, 2014 Director 7.2
tbd Grey's Anatomy: Season 11 Sep 25, 2014 Director 7.8
tbd Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 2 Sep 23, 2014 Director 8.2
tbd Mistresses (2013): Season 2 Jun 2, 2014 Director 5.2
60 Resurrection: Season 1 Mar 9, 2014 Director 7.3
59 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: Season 1 Oct 10, 2013 Director 6.9
tbd Once Upon a Time: Season 3 Sep 29, 2013 Director 8.0
tbd Grey's Anatomy: Season 10 Sep 26, 2013 Director 7.5
74 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 1 Sep 24, 2013 Director 6.7
42 Mistresses (2013): Season 1 Jun 3, 2013 Director 6.2
tbd The Glades: Season 4 May 27, 2013 Director 8.5
tbd Once Upon a Time: Season 2 Sep 30, 2012 Director 7.6
tbd Grey's Anatomy: Season 9 Sep 27, 2012 Director 7.8
tbd Scandal: Season 2 Sep 27, 2012 Director 7.9
tbd Castle: Season 5 Sep 24, 2012 Director 8.4
tbd Burn Notice: Season 6 Jun 14, 2012 Director 8.0
tbd The Glades: Season 3 Jun 3, 2012 Director 9.5
64 Scandal: Season 1 Apr 5, 2012 Director 7.1
66 Once Upon a Time: Season 1 Oct 23, 2011 Director 7.8
tbd Desperate Housewives: Season 8 Sep 25, 2011 Director 8.5
tbd Grey's Anatomy: Season 8 Sep 22, 2011 Director 7.8
tbd Harry's Law: Season 2 Sep 21, 2011 Director 6.5
62 Necessary Roughness: Season 1 Jun 29, 2011 Director 5.9
49 Chaos: Season 1 Apr 1, 2011 Director 7.3
65 No Ordinary Family: Season 1 Sep 28, 2010 Director 6.7
51 Hellcats: Season 1 Sep 8, 2010 Director 6.9
52 Happy Town: Season 1 Apr 28, 2010 Director 8.1