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John Fortenberry
John Fortenberry
General Information
Gender Male
Born Jackson, Mississippi

United States

Years Active 1985-present
Occupation(s) Director
2 Broke Girls
Episodes Directed: 2

John Fortenberry is an American film and television director.


Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he graduated from the University of Mississippi in Film/Television. Right out of school, he went to work at Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, serving as an editor for eight years before becoming a producer/director.

Fortenberry was the director of the movies A Night at the Roxbury and Jury Duty. He has also directed television shows such as Blue Mountain State, Sonny With a Chance, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Everybody Loves Raymond, Rescue Me, and the drama Memphis Beat.



  • Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful - 1991
  • Jury Duty - 1995
  • A Night at the Roxbury - 1998


  • Underfunded - 2006


  • Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred - 2011

2 Broke Girls[]

He directed two episodes: