P. David Ebersole

Film director

1964 –


Who is P. David Ebersole?

P. David Ebersole is an American television director and independent filmmaker. He began his film career as a child actor, playing the lead in the musical "Junior High School", which also starred Paula Abdul.

Since then, he won AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner award for best film/best director for his student thesis project, "Death in Venice, CA", directed the boxing film "Straight Right" that premiered on Sundance Channel, and was a director on two telenovelas for Fox Television airing on My Network TV, Desire and Wicked Wicked Games starring Tatum O'Neal.

He was co-producer of the HBO original film, "Stranger Inside" and the independent film "The New Women" starring Mary Woronov. He directed and edited his first documentary "Hit So Hard" about drummer Patty Schemel of the seminal grunge band Hole, which had its world premiere at SXSW 2011 and was released theatrically in 2012. Along with his husband and business partner Todd Hughes, he is Executive Producer of Room 237, a subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film "The Shining."

Ebersole is writer/director and Executive Producer of Dear Mom, Love Cher, a documentary about Georgia Holt, the mother of international superstar Cher. [1] Independently produced by The Ebersole Hughes Company and APIS Productions, it premieres on Lifetime May 6, 2013.

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Mar 16, 1964
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Peter David Ebersole
  • David Stewart
  • Peter David Ebersole, Jr.
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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