Linda Mendoza Kahle is American film director and television director. Linda Mendoza Occupation Film director, television director Years active 1985–present Mendoza's directorial career began in 1992, directing promotional segments for Fox and MTV. She then went on to direct/produce Kidsongs sketches for the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series' Roundhouse and All That. Her other television series credits include, The Chris Rock Show, The Brothers García, Unfabulous, Girlfriends, The Bernie Mac Show, Outsourced, MADtv, Scrubs, Gilmore Girls, 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Suburgatory among other series. She made her feature film directorial debut with the film Chasing Papi in 2003. In 2008, Mendoza won an ALMA Award for her direction of the Ugly Betty episode, "Betty's Baby Bump". She is of Mexican American descent.