David McNally (director)

David McNally
Born1960 (age 58–59)[1]
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
OccupationDirector, producer and writer
Years active1990s–present

David McNally (born 1960 in Liverpool, England) is a British-Canadian director of film and television. He is best known for directing the films Coyote Ugly (2000) and Kangaroo Jack (2003).[1]

McNally was born in England, But he grew up in Montreal, Quebec, before moving to Los Angeles, where he currently resides.


McNally began his career as a music video director before directing commercials.[2] His most famous commercial was the Budweiser lobster commercial, that aired during Super Bowl XXXIII. It was voted the most popular Super Bowl commercial of 1999 by numerous fans and publications.[2]

In 2000, he made his directorial debut directing the film Coyote Ugly (2000) followed by Kangaroo Jack in 2003. In 2006, he co-created the short-lived Fox legal drama Justice, also serving as writer and executive producer.[3]


External links[]