Jonathan Kaplan

Jonathan Kaplan was born in Paris, France, to film composer Sol Kaplan and actress Frances Heflin. He started his career as a child actor on Broadway. He also performed as a child in Elaine May's improvisational theatre. Kaplan earned his B.A. at the University of Chicago and attended New York University's Film School. While at NYU Kaplan edited a film for PBS and worked at the Fillmore East. He then received a call from Roger Corman, who offered him a chance to direct his first Hollywood film, Night Call Nurses. Kaplan displayed sufficient resourcefulness on a severely restricted budget to be given another Corman feature to direct.

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Crew Credits

Witches of East End (2013)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Director
The Client List (2012)
Episode crew as Director
A Gifted Man (2011)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Episode crew as Director (8 episodes)
  • Episode 13x15: Hunting Ground (Feb 22, 2012)
  • Episode 12x20: Totem (Mar 30, 2011)
  • Episode 12x17: Pursuit (Feb 16, 2011)
  • Episode 12x05: Wet (Oct 13, 2010)
  • Episode 11x10: Anchor (Dec 9, 2009)
  • Episode 9x10: Snitch (Dec 4, 2007)
  • Episode 8x07: Underbelly (Nov 14, 2006)
  • Episode 7x06: Raw (Nov 1, 2005)
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Rebel Highway (1994)
Episode crew as Director
ER (1994)
Show crew as Consulting Producer