Jack Bander is a director, actor, producer, and screenwriter, who serves as an executive producer and director on Alcatraz. Bender is known for his work on Lost, on which he directed 36 episodes, most of them being season premieres, season finales, episodes important to the overall mythology, and most importantly, the series finale. In addition, Bender served as an executive producer on the show, and directed all 13 Lost mobisodes, Lost: Missing Pieces. Bender also directed four episodes of The Sopranos, 11 episodes of Alias, six episodes of Judging Amy and three episodes of Felicity. Bender is also an artist, supplying murals for Lost. His dog, Lulu, made several cameo appearances during Lost episodes.