|Profession||Motion picture director|
|Years active||1990 to present|
|Seasons||Season 1 & Season 2|
|First episode||"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"|
|Last episode||"The Mountain King"|
Alan Taylor is an American motion picture director. He is an episodic director for Mad Men. He helmed the series pilot "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes". He returned as a director for Season 1 when the show was picked up, helming "Ladies Room" and "Nixon vs. Kennedy". He directed Season 2 episode "The Mountain King" in 2008 but has not worked on the series again. He worked with the series creator Matthew Weiner on the earlier series The Sopranos. Taylor has also worked on the series Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Rome, Deadwood, Carnivale, Homicide: Life on the Street, and Oz.