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Zack Snyder


Zachary Edward "Zack" Snyder (born March 1, 1966) is an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter, best known for action and science fiction films. Snyder made his feature film debut with the 2004 remake Dawn of the Dead and has gone on to be known for his comic book movies and superhero films, including 300 (2007), Watchmen (2009), ... See full bio »

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 2013 Superman 75 (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 Man of Steel
 2011 Sucker Punch
 2009 Watchmen
 2006 300
 2000 Morrissey: ¡Oye Esteban! (Video) (video "Tomorrow")
 1990 Playground (Video documentary short)
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Other Works:

Commercial for GM Trucks "Firestorm" See more »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the Superman character] All the movies I've made, I've made with a slight bit of irony. Not even a slight bit. A fair amount. But the ironic part of [ 'Man of Steel'] is that it's not ironic. You know what I mean? No tongue in cheek, no winking at the camera, no apologies. It's Superman. He deserves that. In my mind, we really had to act as if no films had been made. It's like we just found ... See more »

Trivia:

Dubbed "The Wizard" by journalist/filmmaker Chad Clinton Freeman. See more »

Trademark:

Films generally deal with the tragic nature of heroism. See more »

Nickname:

The Wizard

Star Sign:

Pisces

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