James Burrows Net Worth
James Burrows net worth and salary: James Burrows is an American television director who has a net worth of $600 million dollars. James Burrows was born December 30, 1940 in Los Angeles, California. Burrows is widely known for his association with highly popular TV comedies dating back to the '70s, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, Laverne & Shirley and Taxi. During the '80s he directed the comedy Cheers (which he also co-created). The '90s brought an even longer string of directorial prowess in television hit comedies to include Frasier, Friends, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Dharma & Greg and Will & Grace. Between 2000 and 2010, he also directed Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly, 2 Broke Girls, Friends with Better Lives, among others. Burrows has also made cameo appearances in several of the shows he directed. He has been nominated for fifteen Directors Guild of America awards and for an Emmy award every year between 1980 and 2005 (with the exception of 1997). Burrows' other claims to fame include being credited for expanding the typical multi-camera television shoot from three to four cameras. He is also known for his comic timing and for incorporating more sophisticated lighting into television studio shoots.