Director involved in Disney's "The Mandalorian" went to school in Mississauga


Here’s a fun fact for all you Disney+/The Mandalorian fans in Mississauga!

You may know Deborah Chow, who’s credited for directing two episodes of the hot new Star Wars TV series. But did you know she went to school right here in our city?

Chow is an alumni of Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School, the Mississauga high school that closed down last year in the summer of 2018.

She attended the school after moving with her family from Australia to Toronto, where she was raised.

So far, Chow has directed two episodes of The Mandalorian — Chapter 3: The Sin and Chapter 7: The Reckoning. She also had an acting role in Chapter 6: The Prisoner.

Outside of Star Wars, Chow’s impressive directing career includes episodes of other massively popular TV shows such as Better Caul Saul, Jessica Jones, and Fear the Walking Dead. She’s also worked in writing, costume design, editing, and producing. Talk about talented!

Krysten Ritter and Deborah Chow in Jessica Jones (2015)

Speaking of The Mandalorian, the eighth and final episode of Season 1 of is set to hit Disney+ on Friday, December 27.

Photos courtesy of IMDb

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