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Gilbert M. Shilton
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Gilbert Shilton directed four episodes of the "Quantum Leap" TV series.
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1945-05-21) May 21, 1945 (age 76)[1]
Birthplace: Houston, TX, U.S.
Website/URL http://gilbertshilton.com/
Career information
TV / Film director
Years active: 1979-present
Appears on/involved with: Quantum Leap (TV series)
Job on series Directed 4 episodes in Seasons 1 & 2

Gilbert M. Shilton (also credited as Gilbert Shilton and Gil Shilton; born May 21, 1945) directed four episodes of Quantum Leap in Seasons 1 and 2 of the series.

Shilton also has worked on several episodes from other popular television series, such as Magnum, P.I., The A-Team, The Twilight Zone, Beverly Hills, 90210, Law & Order, Due South, La Femme Nikita, and Degrassi: The Next Generation.

In 1979, Gilbert began his freelance directing career shooting primetime network episodic television programs, pilots and miniseries. In 1985, he sold his first network writing assignment. Since then Shilton has logged close to 300 hours directing film and television.

Episodes directed[]

  1. "The Right Hand of God" (1x4)
  2. "Disco Inferno (episode)" (2x2)
  3. "The Americanization of Machiko" (2x3)
  4. "Animal Frat" (2x12)


  1. Birth reference via veromi.net & stevenmorse.org

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