Mary Lou Belli


MARY LOU BELLI is an Emmy Award winner producer, writer, and director. Her most recent directing credits include “Monk” starring Emmy award winner Tony Shalhoub, Second Generation Wayans, Reed Between the Lines and The Game, all on BET and “The Wizards of Waverly Place” on the Disney Channel. With over 100 episodes, Mary Lou’s credits include “Sister, Sister,”  “Girlfriends,” and "One on One.” The last two shows earned her BET nominations for directing. She is the co-author of three books: “The Sitcom Career Book” and "Acting for Young Actors" and most recently “Directors Tell the Story.” “The Game” just won the NAACP Outstanding TV Comedy award.  Her third book, “Directors Tell the Story” (Focal Press), used at the best film schools in the country, is going to be translated into Chinese. This season she will be directing “Hart of Dixie” on the CW. She is married to actor, Charles Dougherty. They have 2 children. Their son, Tim Dougherty, is also an actor.

Los Angeles Local Emmy Award Winner. Monk; The Game; Reed Between the Lines; Girlfriends; Wizards of Waverly Place; One on One; Eve; Abby; Hughley's; Sister Sister; One World; USA High; Major Dad; Living with Fran; Misconceptions. Webseries: 3 Way.
Agency: Abrams Artist Agency
Agency Phone: (310)859-0625