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      Daisy von Scherler Mayer

      Daisy von Scherler Mayer

      Highest Rated: 100% Half the Picture (2018)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Woo (1998)

      Birthday: Sep 14, 1966

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      Though she made a powerful impression with "Some Girl(s)" (2013), a filmic collaboration with playwright Neil LaBute, Daisy von Scherler Mayer was best known for frothy comedies chock full of eccentricity. Her breakthrough feature, "Party Girl" (1995), centered around a charming and nocturnal social butterfly, played by indie darling Parker Posey, who learned how to hold down a job and be semi-responsible; however, the film may be better remembered for the microcosm of freaks and scene-stealers envisioned by von Scherler Mayer. She also helmed "Madeline" (1998), a well-received adaptation of the picture book series, and a slew of television shows that straddled the line between comedy and drama. Much like her "Party Girl" protagonist, she evolved professionally over time while retaining the sensibilities that made her delightful in the first place.

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      MADELINE, director Daisy von Scherler Mayer, on set, 1998. (c)TriStar Pictures MADELINE, director Daisy von Scherler Mayer, Hatty Jones on set, 1998, (c)TriStar Pictures PARTY GIRL, Donna Mitchell, Daisy von Scherler Mayer (director), Parker Posey, Anthony De Sando, Liev Schreiber, 1995, (c)First Look Pictures

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zebra Girl Young Catherine (Character) - 2021
      100% 67% Half the Picture Self $21.6K 2018
      55% 15% Some Girl(s) Director - 2013
      No Score Yet 43% Frenemies Director - 2012
      No Score Yet 0% More of Me Director - 2007
      57% 40% The Guru Director $3.0M 2002
      10% 62% Woo Director $8.1M 1998
      65% 43% Madeline Director $29.8M 1998
      82% 75% Party Girl Director,
      Writer
      $57.2K 1995

      TV

      Credit
      77% 59% Y: The Last Man Director 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Walking Dead: Episode Diaries Director 2021
      97% 94% Bosch Director 2018-2020
      79% 78% The Walking Dead Director 2018 2020
      No Score Yet 69% A Million Little Things Director 2020
      81% 81% Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist Director 2020
      73% 58% Fear the Walking Dead Director 2018-2019
      78% 79% Whiskey Cavalier Director 2019
      69% 90% For the People Director 2018-2019
      No Score Yet 93% Get Shorty Director 2017-2018
      90% 91% Halt and Catch Fire Director 2017
      80% 82% Outcast Director 2017
      98% 84% Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Director 2016
      84% 85% The Carrie Diaries Director 2013
      82% 82% Shameless Director 2012
      81% 88% Nurse Jackie Director 2011
      94% 96% Mad Men Director 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Aliens in America Director 2008
      11% No Score Yet Party Girl Executive Producer 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Emily's Reasons Why Not Director