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David Zucker was born on October 16, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988), The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991) and Airplane! (1980). He has been married to Danielle Zucker since May 1997. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2013 Scary Movie 5 (written by)
 2008 An American Carol (written by)
 2000 H.U.D. (TV Movie)
 1998 BASEketball (written by)
 1996 High School High (written by)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (television series: "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (television series "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (television series "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1984 Top Secret! (written by)
  Police Squad! (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1982)
- Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982) ... (creator)
 1980 Airplane! (written for the screen by)
 1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie (written by)
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Other Works:

The March 16, 2001 draft of the screenplay for My Boss's Daughter (2003) lists David Zucker and Peter Tilden as writers. Tilden is not credited in the final film and Zucker only received a directing credit. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

David | Kentucky Fried Theatre
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Personal Quote:

Chevy Chase and Bill Murray - we thought those guys were funny. We love Bill Murray, but we didn't think they were right for Airplane! because it would step on the joke if there was a known comedian. See more »

Trivia:

He worked with Lloyd Bochner in The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991) and his son Hart Bochner in High School High (1996). See more »

Trademark:

Often features serious conversations in the foreground and out-of-focus silly events in the background. See more »

Nickname:

zucknuckle

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Libra

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he's also a republican fkd1963
Suppose If He Returned to Liberalism, His Movies Would Be Funny Again? evilkumquat
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American Carol was a complete waste of time tracy-256
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