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Kevin Bray


Loot - S2 Trailer

Old Spice - "Skincriminating Evidence"

Insecure - "Inner Thoughts"

Succession - S3 Trailer

The Penguin

From cops to corporate raiders, imploding morning show hosts to families defining themselves and their race, Kevin creatively travels between many different characters, shows, films and commercials, while imbuing each work with the multi-dimensionalism and stylistic nuance.

Starting in music videos after graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Kevin worked with artists that included Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Anita Baker, Luther Vandross, Brandy, Jessica Simpson, Celine Dion and Whitney Houston. 

Kevin’s feature films have been opportunities for collaboration with top-tier talent like Dwayne Johnson for Walking Tall, and directing culturally-resonate, influential work like All About the Benjamins

In television, Kevin has helped shape the dysfunctional families of Showtime’s Shameless, ABC’s four-time Emmy Award nominated Black-ish, HBO’s Succession, the fractured professional families of FX’s The Americans and Apple TV+’s The Morning Show

Kevin’s extensive television directing credits include Insecure, Snowfall, Run, Dear White People, Grown-ish, How to Get Away with Murder, Empire, The Killing and more recently, Loot, a workplace comedy and re-coming-of-age story, starring Emmy Award winner Maya Rudolph, the irreverent rap-to-riches dramedy Rap Sh!t, and the FX limited series The Patient, about a psychotherapist who finds himself held by a serial killer with an unusual request: curb his homicidal urges, starring Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson. 

Kevin has directed a number of highly-anticipated series, which include the complex comedy Unprisoned, starring Kerry Washington as a single mother and therapist reunited with her previously incarcerated father, Delroy Lindo, for Hulu. Kevin’s latest project, the FX limited series Clipped, which he directed and executive produced. Clipped follows the Clippers owner Donald Sterling played by Emmy Award nominated Ed O’Neal, whose life implodes while his team ascends toward seizing a championship, led by coach Doc Rivers played by Emmy Award winner Laurence Fishburn. The Penguin, following the life of the celebrated villain from Batman. The series stars Colin Farrel. Also new this year is the upcoming series The Franchise, depicting a team of Hollywood filmmakers who are trapped inside a dysfunctional hell of creating franchise superhero movies.

Kevin continues to lead by example with his own success and championing more inclusive stories, characters and working positions in an evolving industry, celebrating and fostering diversity. Kevin’s long resume as a commercial director has placed him behind the camera of campaigns for Nike, Puma, Verizon, Gap and Old Spice.