Jonathan Glassner is a television writer, director, and producer.
Jonathan Glassner was born in Roanoke Virginia. As a teenager, Glassner became a professional actor at regional theaters across Virginia. Glassner attended Northwestern University, where he began as a theater major.
He quickly realized that his passion lies behind the camera rather than in front, so Glassner switched majors to study television and film.
Today, Jonathan Glassner is a television writer, director, and producer. He is best known for co-creating, running, and directing Stargate SG-1, the longest running American Sci-fi show in television history (ten years). Prior to that, Glassner was the Show Runner on “The Outer Limits” (which ran for nine years).
After Stargate, Glassner moved on to work as a Co-Executive Producer, writer and director for “CSI: Miami”, and as a director for “CSI: NY”. He was Co-Executive Producer/Director on the FOX show “Standoff” and then the USA series, “Covert Affairs”.